In light of the incidents of Racism and violence last weekend in Charlottesville, VA, a city-wide vigil is being organized for this coming Sunday. The “Vigil Against Hate” will take place at Debate Square on 8/20/2017 beginning at 8:00.
There will be a healing Mass on Friday, August 11 at 5:30pm in St Joseph Church. There will be Adoration, communion, music, prayer and worship. All are invited to come. You do not need to be Catholic.
The Holy See says Pope Francis is following the crisis in Venezuela very closely and has issued urgent appeals for all political actors, especially the government, to guarantee rights and freedoms, and for the society, as a whole, to avoid violence. It also called for a suspension of the new Constituent Assembly, tasked, by President Nicolas Maduro, with rewriting the constitution while possessing almost absolute powers. …
Jesus makes a promise to those who simply trust in God and are obedient to Him.
Come to the Holy Hour on Friday, June 16 in St Joseph Church. Exposition will be at 6pm. Confessions will be available during the Holy Hour. Sister Theo will be giving short inspirational talks as you contemplate God’s goodness. All are welcome to join in this adoration of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. It is a great time to get your peace in Christ on your way home from work. Continue reading
Truth , goodness and beauty, they go together. Most young adults have an aversion to truth. They experience truth as an instrument to control, manipulation and evil. So how can we see truth as not just logical, but as a good and as something beautiful to behold. When we see Gods ways and laws as an act of love for us, we see it as something beautiful. We benefit from it and so experience it as good. God calls us to follow in His ways and in doing so, we experience His goodness towards us.
One of the parts of the Mass that I love is after the bread and wine become the body and blood of Christ. It is where the priest says, “To us, also, your servants, who, though sinners, hope in your abundant mercies…” What strikes me is not just the words the priest speaks, but also the actions he takes in our worship. Continue reading