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Happy Grandparents Day

Secular society has designated today as Grandparent’s Day. This observance originated from Marian McQuade of Fayette County, West Virginia. Her primary motivation was to champion the cause of the lonely elderly in nursing homes. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter proclaimed that we would celebrate National Grandparents Day every …

Labor Day

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, the Chapel, Gift Shop and the office will be CLOSED on Monday September 4th. Labor Day Statement Calls for Action at Time of Crisis and Opportunity WASHINGTON—In his 2017 Labor Day statement, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, chairman of …

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: September 1, 2017

FRIDAY, September 1st is the First Friday of the month. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament begins at 10:00 A.M. and concludes at 2:00 P.M. Join us upstairs in the meeting room after the 11:40 A.M. and 12:15 P.M. Masses for lunch and fellowship.

The Pebble That Became a Rock

Some people have claimed that Jesus did not have a sense of humor because He is never shown laughing in the Bible. Actually, Jesus told many jokes. They were puns, but these do not survive language translation. One of His best-known witticisms is found in today’s Gospel. The …

The Transfiguration of Jesus

Today we celebrate the Transfiguration of Jesus, which is the finishing point of His public life. The readings all point to Jesus as the one empowered and sent to us by God the Father. In the Second Reading, Peter makes a comparison of the prophetic message – a …

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: August 4, 2017

FRIDAY, August 4th is the First Friday of the month. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament begins at 10:00 A.M. and concludes at 2:00 P.M. A reminder – First Friday lunches will resume next month (September). “The Eucharist is a priceless treasure: by not only celebrating it but also …