News

Recent Posts

Categories

Road to Emmaus

April 8, 2021

Have you ever had an encounter where you are talking in public, perhaps over lunch or just walking down the street with your spouse or a good friend just talking? Like most of us we attempt to talk through an issue or problem that we are trying to solve – car problems, work on the…

Read More

3-26-2021 Stations of the Cross

March 26, 2021

The Stations of the Cross, also known as the Way of the Cross, Via Crucis, and Via Dolorosa (Latin for Way of Sorrows), is a devotion that reflects on Jesus’ final days on Earth—from being condemned to death to dying on the cross and being placed in the tomb. A series of prayers encourage believers to…

Read More

The Annunciation – Blessed Virgin Mary’s Yes!

March 26, 2021

The Nicene Creed is the formal presentation of the chief doctrines of our Catholic Faith.  It was formulated by the First Council of Nicaea in 325 A.D. and is used during the Mass’ Profession of Faith.  In the Profession of Faith, we believe and say “…For us men and for our salvation, He (Jesus) came…

Read More

Celebrate Holy Week

March 25, 2021

Holy Week Schedule: April 1, Evening Mass Of the Lord’s Supper 7:00 PM April 2, Good Friday of the Passion of the Lord 7:00 PM April 3, Holy Saturday Easter Vigil  8:30 PM April 4, Easter Sunday of  the Resurrection of the Lord 8:00 AM10:00 AM  1:00 PM Español                                          

Read More

What’s on your mind?

March 17, 2021

Why do Catholic altars have relics? Relics became integrated in the Catholic Church at the Second Council of Nicaea in 787 when Church authorities passed a law stating that every church should have a relic at its altar. A relic is, strictly speaking, the mortal remains of a saint and, in a broad sense, the…

Read More

Stations of the Cross Devotion

March 17, 2021

We have many forms of popular piety within our Catholic Faith.  Besides Sacramental Liturgy and sacramentals (sacred signs such as holy water, scapulars, or actions such as making the sign of the cross), we must also consider the other forms of piety and popular devotions.  Those various forms of piety that surround the Church’s sacramental…

Read More

3-12-2021 Stations of the Cross

March 12, 2021

The Stations of the Cross, also known as the Way of the Cross, Via Crucis, and Via Dolorosa (Latin for Way of Sorrows), is a devotion that reflects on Jesus’ final days on Earth—from being condemned to death to dying on the cross and being placed in the tomb. A series of prayers encourage believers to…

Read More

Our First Response: Charity and Mercy

March 10, 2021

On 16 January 2020, just over 14 Months ago, Lusica and I participated in our First Social Concerns Meeting.  As we ventured into that first meeting our thoughts and prayers centered upon our Purpose, Values and Vision.  Our purpose is to identify the significant social issues that either enhance or compromise the well-being of individuals…

Read More

What’s on your mind?

March 3, 2021

How are the Sunday Scripture readings chosen? In the first century the Church celebrated the Eucharist by obeying Christ’s directions and doing as He had done at the Last Supper the night before He died. Today, scripture is proclaimed on Sundays according to a schedule of passages called a lectionary. For Roman Catholics, it is The Lectionary for the Mass. The earliest Christians simply read whatever scriptures were available in their community. The first “lectionaries” which appeared by the fifth or sixth…

Read More

Abraham – The Father of Faith

March 3, 2021

One of the greatest examples of faith, with believing and trusting, is God asking Abraham to sacrifice his only son with his wife Sarah, Isaac.  Up to that time in the book of Genesis we had two sacrifices of faith.  The first is Adam, whose faith was tested in the sacrifice of not eating the…

Read More