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Quarterly Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick at Mass Begins Weekend of February 17 & 18

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/26/18

Beginning the weekend of February 17 & 18, we will celebrate the Sacrament of the Sick during weekend Masses four times per year.

In the Church's Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick, through the ministry of the priest, it is Jesus who touches the sick to heal them ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 9

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/26/18

Intercession: For God's peace to fill the hearts of all who travel upon the path of adoption.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: The Letter to the Hebrews reminds us to "hold fast to the hope that lies before us. This we have as an anchor of the ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 8

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/25/18

 

Intercession: For an end to the use of the death penalty in our country.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: As Catholics, we believe and put our hope in a merciful and loving God. We are conscious of our own brokenness and need for redemption. Our Lord calls ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 7

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/24/18

Intercession: May those who long for a child of their own be filled with trust in God's loving plan.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: It can be very difficult and painful when the Lord doesn't answer our prayers the way we hope. We may have many doubts ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 6

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/23/18

Intercession: May those near the end of their lives receive medical care that respects their dignity and protects their lives.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: When Maggie's active father suffered an accident that eventually led to his passing, he taught her that pain and loss of autonomy ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 5

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/22/18

If you or someone you know is suffering after abortion, confidential non-judgmental help is available. Visit www.hopeafterabortion.org.

Intercession: May each person suffering from the loss of a child through abortion find hope & healing in Christ.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: Today, on this 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 4

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/22/18

Intercession: May all people embrace the truth that every life is a good and perfect gift, and is worth living.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: Our culture is obsessed with perfection—a superficial perfection. Photos are edited, and social media sites depict seemingly perfect lives. God calls us ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 3

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/22/18

Intercession: For victims and survivors of human trafficking.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: Pope Francis calls for a renewed commitment to end human trafficking, which he aptly describes as "deplorable…cruel…criminal" (Angelus, 7/30/2017). International Labor Organization's 2014 estimate placed the number of traffic victims — men, women, and ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 2

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/19/18

Intercession: For the end to abortion.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: More women and girls consider abortion than we may realize. They are our relatives and friends, people who work with us or for us, married or unmarried. Even if someone identifies as being pro-life, the shock ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 1

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/18/18

Intercession: May a culture of life grow ever stronger in our communities.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: From each tiny child waiting to be born, to people nearing death, all are precious and deserve our care and protection. Women and men suffering after abortion, individuals tempted to ... Read More »