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The Teachings of “The Lord’s Prayer”

Saint Benedict was riding on horseback from one monastery to the next. As he passed a beggar, the beggar snarled: “If I had a horse, I could pray too.” Benedict smiled “Friend, if you can pray the Lord’s Prayer without getting distracted, I will give you this horse.” …

Saint Martha, Patron Saint of Servants and Cooks

Jesus probably traveled to Jerusalem three times each year, throughout His life. To get there, He would have taken the safest route, through the Jordan valley and up the eastern side of the Mount of Olives. Bethany, a small village, two miles from Jerusalem, would have been His …

USCCB President Sends Prayers and Support to People of France

WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, expressed the prayers and support of the Catholic Church in the United States to the people of France following the July 14 attack in Nice. The full statement follows. The Hope of Peace …

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: July 17, 2016

Reading 1 – Gn 18:1-10a The LORD appeared to Abraham by the terebinth of Mamre, as he sat in the entrance of his tent, while the day was growing hot. Looking up, Abraham saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he ran from the entrance of …

Mass Intentions: July 16-22, 2016

Sat Jul 16 4:00 PM Intentions of Michael and Olivia Schaefer Sun Jul 17 9:30 AM Catherine Johnston Caine + 11:30 AM Mary Lou Lanier Fife + Mon Jul 18 11:40 AM Cornelia Angeles Baladad + and Sue Went + 12:15 PM Luz Pura and Estayo Erfe + …

Prayers for the Fallen

St. Jude Chapel remembers  Brent Thompson (43), Patrick Zamarripa (32), Michael Krol (40), Lorne Ahrens (48), Michael Smith (55) with deep love and gratitude for making the ultimate sacrifice for our city and its people. May we follow the example of the Good Samaritan and love our neighbor as …