On March 25 the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, the mystery wherein God takes on flesh and comes to dwell in the womb of Mary. This mystery has always had a special place in Catholic devotion and piety...
Cardinal DiNardo is granting a dispensation of abstinence from meat on March 17th for St. Patrick's Day! Don't forget to do an extra act of charity or penance in exchange for eating meat, and have a wonderful feast day!
- Deacon Ken Henry, Catholic Grandparents Association
We too often think of Lent as a time of sacrifice…that is how we were raised. Every year it was about what we gave up: Chocolate, television on Sundays; and then when we got older it may have still been chocolate, or alcohol. We saw Jesus’ crucifixion as his sacrifice and we felt we had to sacrifice to honor Him.
As one participant said, “I could actually feel the burning energy of Christ’s love, compassion, mercy, and healing running down my arm like electricity as I touched his cloak. Thank you, Fr. Jeremiah, for sharing this amazing Franciscan devotion with us….life changing moment that I’ll never forget!”
Join us for the next Women’s ACTS Retreat at Circle Lake Retreat Center! The retreat’s goals are to deepen our relationship with Jesus Christ, renew us spiritually, give new meaning to our prayer life and Sunday Liturgy, and build lasting friendships with members of our parish and faith community.
Join your WE Sisters at First Friday Mass & Rosary. Just look for the gals wearing the WE badges on your way inside so we can sit together. Looking forward to meeting you and forming new friendships...