Posts from February 2016

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Encounter the Mercy of God

by Nancy Moist

ENCOUNTER THE MERCY OF GOD At the request of Pope Francis and Bishop John Noonan, our parish will offer extended hours for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament next weekend. FRIDAY March 4 Mass at 7 AM and 12:10 pm Stations of the Cross at 11:30 AM Exposition of the Blessed […]

HOW LONG OR LOUD SHOULD WE BEAT THE DRUMS?

by Nancy Moist

  All of us have experienced sadness, disappointment or even tragedy in our lives. We expect children to throw tantrums, stick their tongue out at the teacher or refuse to pick up their toys so mom can vacuum the den. So when Cam Newton sulked at the post Super Bowl press conference, most non-Panthers fans […]

Steubenville 2016

by Nancy Moist

NUGGETS OF WISDOM IN LENT

by Nancy Moist

NUGGETS OF WISDOM IN LENT What is a successful Lent? It is when you look back on the 40 days and the memories make you smile. Stations of the Cross every Friday of Lent in the Cathedral at 11:30 AM. Christ-like behavior, prayer and fasting, 40 days for Life, stand vigil outside an abortion clinic. […]

All About Fasting and Abstinence

by Nancy Moist

REGULATIONS FOR FAST AND ABSTINENCE Fasting is to be observed by all 18 years of age and older, who have not yet celebrated their 59th birthday. Here is the recipe for a fast day: ~ One (1) full meal is allowed. ~ Two (2) other meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to […]

Examining your Conscience before Confession

by Nancy Moist

Examination of Conscience The following is an examination of conscience to help you prepare for confession. If you are not sure whether your sins are “mortal” or “venial,” the confessor (the priest to whom you confess your sins) will help you to understand the difference. Don’t be shy: seek his assistance. Ask him questions! You […]