Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time 23 August 2015

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time 23 August 2015

August 22, 2015 – 10:00 am

Reading 1 – Jos 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b Joshua gathered together all the tribes of Israel at Shechem, summoning their elders, their leaders, their judges, and their officers. When...

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The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) Mass During the Night

The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) Mass During the Night

Reading 1: Is 9:1-6
The people who walked in darkness
have seen a great light;
upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom
a light has shone.
You have brought them abundant joy
and great rejoicing,
as they rejoice before you as at the harvest,
as people make merry when dividing spoils.
For …

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Christmas Season – December 24 to January 11

Christmas Season – December 24 to January 11

Christmas is one of the most important days of the Church year, second only to Easter itself. It is the feast of the incarnation, the feast of God becoming flesh (the Latin “in carne” means “enfleshment”).
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Blessing of a Christmas Manger or Nativity Scene

Blessing of a Christmas Manger or Nativity Scene

In its present form the custom of displaying figures depicting the birth of Jesus Christ owes its origin to St. Francis of Assisi, who made the Christmas crèche or manger for Christmas Eve of 1223.
The blessing of the Christmas manger or nativity scene may take …

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Christmas Blessings

Christmas Blessings

ON the first Christmas night in the fields near Bethlehem the messengers of the Lord welcomed Mary and Joseph with Good News: “Glory to God in the highest and peace to His people on earth.”
From everyone at Saint Jude Chapel, we send this same greeting …

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Putting Christ back into Christmas – Celebrating the Incarnation

Putting Christ back into Christmas – Celebrating the Incarnation

Hopefully, we have completed all of our Christmas “must do” chores and can now find some time to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas. Most people who celebrate Christmas recognize the link to the birth of Jesus, but it is easy to stop there …

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