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Happy 20th Anniversary Father Jonathan!

(Diane Portner, Special Events Coordinator at St. Jude Chapel delivered this speech on the 20th Anniversary of Father Jonathan’s Ordination) Growing up Catholic in The Diocese of Dallas/Fort Worth almost 70 years ago in the 1950s, my image of a priest was something like this: They dressed in …

Pope Francis Message: 54th World Day of Prayer for Vocations

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 54th WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS In the last few years, we have considered two aspects of the Christian vocation: the summons to “go out from ourselves” to hear the Lord’s voice, and the importance of the ecclesial community …

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: 5 May 2017

In addition to being Cinco De Mayo, FRIDAY, May 5th is also the First Friday of the month. It is an opportunity for us to take a time out from our busy schedules to honor the Sacred Heart. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament begins after the 12:15 P.M. …

National Day of Prayer – Thursday, May 4, 2017

For Your Great Name’s Sake! Hear us …Forgive us …Heal us! ~ Daniel 9:19. In 1952, President Harry S. Truman signed a bill proclaiming a National Day of Prayer “on which the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer and meditation at churches, in …

Cardinal Dolan Calls Pro-Abortion DNC Pledge Extreme, Disturbing, Intolerant

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017/–Cardinal Timothy Dolan, chair of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, reacted to the announcement by the Democratic National Committee’s chair pledging support only for pro-abortion candidates. Calling the pledge “very disturbing,” Cardinal Dolan urged party members to “challenge their leadership to recant this intolerant …

Confession: The Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation

“Confession is a Meeting Place with Jesus”; Reconciling with God One Sunday in Germany, the influential Catholic theologian and extraordinary teacher, Redemptorist Father Bernard Häring (1912-1998) was speaking to a large congregation. His subject was Confession. He began by asking them: “What is the most important thing about …