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November 1st is the Feast of All Saints, a HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION.
Do you want to learn more about the Catholic faith? Are you or a friend interested in becoming a confirmed Catholic? Join us each Tuesday evening for RCIA. Dinner will be served at 6:30.
Coming soon: The Holy Smokes Catholic Review, an SJV podcast featuring two theologians and one other guy who thinks he knows everything. Details are coming soon.
Information about Fast and Abstinence from the USCCB: Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence. For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is…
Believing is nothing other than, in the darkness of the world, touching the hand of God and thus, in silence, listening to the Word, seeing Love.
Yet, in the sure knowledge that the Lord is risen, we are able to move forward confidently, in the conviction that evil does not have the last word in human history.
Prayer is to our soul what rain is to the soil. Fertilize the soil ever so richly, it will remain barren unless fed by frequent rains.
If God created shadows, it was to better emphasize the light.
Lead me from death to Life, from falsehood to Truth. Lead me from despair to hope, from fear to trust. Lead me from hate to love, from war to peace. Let peace fill our hearts, our world, our universe. Let us dream together, pray together, work together, to build one world of peace and justice for all.
Apart from the cross there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven.
Jesus, Mary, Joseph,I love you very much. I beg you to spare the life of the unborn child that I have spiritually adopted, who is in danger of abortion. Amen.
It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.
We should consider those moments spent before the Blessed Sacrament as the happiest of our lives.
Jesus Christ, after having given us all he could give, that is to say, the merit of his toils, his sufferings, and bitter death; after having given us his adorable body and blood to be the food of our souls, willed also to give us the most precious thing he had left, which was his holy Mother
“Only after the Last Judgment will Mary get any rest; from now until then, she is much too busy with her children.”