Posts from March 2016

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by Christine Young

By Easter Sunday most priests will have spent hours in the confessional.  Here at the Cathedral, as you know the Sacrament of Reconciliation is available seven days a week with additional extra hours during Lent and Holy Week.  I wonder if anyone ever asks themselves if there is a surplus of mercy or if there […]

Women’s Bible Study

by Christine Young

A brand new St. James Women’s Bible Study kicked off this past Wednesday, March 23rd, but it’s not to late to join! Meeting Wednesday mornings from 9:00am to 11:00am, the Spring session will run from March 23rd to May 18th. The opening topic is “Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible.” To get more information, please […]

When is applause not the heart of Jesus?

by Christine Young

About 10 days ago, gunmen broke into a home for the elderly in Yemen. This hardly qualifies as news in a country or a region where unspeakable horror is inflicted on a suffering people on a daily basis. Four nuns of the Sisters of Charity, along with other Christian workers who were catering to the […]

When I Die

by Christine Young

WHEN I DIE When I die, there will be a funeral. Of course, this is quite common among believers, particularly among those affiliated with Christianity. Although, in this present generation some do pass from this world to the next with no celebration whatsoever. On this past Saturday, at the time of the funeral Mass for […]