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The Solemnity of Christ the King

On the last Sunday of each liturgical year, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Christ the King. Pope Pius XI instituted this feast in 1925 with his encyclical Quas Primas (“In the first”). . . to respond to growing nationalism and secularism. He recognized that these related societal …

Coming Together as Faithful Citizens for the Common Good

On November 9, 2016, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement regarding the election of Donald Trump as President-Elect. Full statement follows. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville President, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops …

Special Second Collection: Catholic Charities Sunday

GIVE LOVE AND SPREAD HOPE The love of Jesus powers the mission of Catholic Charities. As the People of God, we are one human family, with a bond that enriches our society and provides grace to overcome every obstacle. As Christian Catholics, the Church calls us to carry …

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: November 13, 2016

Reading 1 – Mal 3:19-20a Lo, the day is coming, blazing like an oven, when all the proud and all evildoers will be stubble, and the day that is coming will set them on fire, leaving them neither root nor branch, says the LORD of hosts. But for …

Mass Intentions: November 12-18, 2016

Sat Nov 12 4:00 PM Tiu Pawa + and Fermina Millin Rodriguez Santiago + Sun Nov 13 9:30 AM Isabelle Ornalez + 11:30 AM Intentions of Ellen and John Foy and Family Mon Nov 14 11:40 AM Diane Hubert + 12:15 PM Intentions of John and Jackie Jones …

Prayer After an Election

God of all nations, Father of the human family, we give you thanks for the freedom we exercise and the many blessings of democracy we enjoy in these United States of America. We ask for your protection and guidance for all who devote themselves to the common good, …