Sanctuary: Sacred Space

Important Reminder: Please Respect the Sacred Space of the Sanctuary Just a reminder…..  the Sanctuary is Sacred space and not a pathway between the nave and the sacristy.  If you are not serving as a Liturgical Minister (Sacristan, Lectors, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, or altar servers) you should not be in the Sanctuary.  If…

Faith: Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time When we were kids, my brothers and sisters and I thought that you were not supposed to say the blessing before meals in a restaurant. You were not supposed to flaunt your faith in public. It probably had more to do with fear of being embarrassed if…

Death Penalty and Catholic Social Teaching

Death Penalty and Catholic Social Teaching  “We need to participate for the common good.  Sometimes we hear: a good Catholic is not interested in politics. This is not true: good Catholics immerse themselves in politics by offering the best of themselves so that the leader can govern.” – Pope Francis Pope Francis reminds us that the…

Readings for the Week: Oct 3-9 , 2016

Readings for the Week: Oct. 3-9, 2016 Readings for the Week Monday: Gal 1:6-12; Ps 111:1b-2, 7-9, 10c; Lk 10:25-37 Tuesday: Gal 1:13-24; Ps 139:1b-3, 13-15; Lk 10:38-42 Wednesday: Gal 2:1-2, 7-14; Ps 117:1bc, 2; Lk 11:1-4 Thursday: Gal 3:1-5; Lk 1:69-75; Lk 11:5-13 Friday: Gal 3:7-14; Ps 111:1b-6; Lk 11:15-26 Saturday: Gal 3:22-29; Ps…

Bulletin: October 2, 2016

  Bulletin: October 2, 2016 Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Reflection Today our readings are about faith, frustration, and how much is enough. Habakkuk is a complainer having an argument with God. Timothy is encouraging a community challenged by cowardice and the apostles want more faith than they have. Things aren’t happening fast enough for any of…