National Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of the Unborn

January 22, 2021 0 Comments

Today is the National Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of the Unborn. In our country today, the practice of abortion remains legal and widespread. While we should pray at all times for mothers and unborn children and work tirelessly to eliminate the conditions that lead to abortions, today the Church asks us to …

Heroic virtue of the Servant of God Jérôme Lejeune

January 21, 2021 0 Comments

Good news! This morning Pope Francis recognized heroic virtue of the Servant of God Jérôme Lejeune, born on 13 June 1926 at Montrouge (Francia) and died in Paris (France) on 3 April 1994. This advancement in the cause in the canonization process carries the title for Lejeune, Venerable Servant of God. Now we wait for …

Archbishop Raya worked for justice

January 18, 2021 0 Comments

On MLK Day we have an opportunity to appreciate the excellent work of one of OURS, Archbishop Joseph Raya. “Settling in the United States of America, Father Joseph Raya mostly served as a priest in Birmingham, Alabama. His sixteen years in Birmingham were characterized by a number of ambitious, but successful undertakings: he promoted vernacular …

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

January 17, 2021 0 Comments

The 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity theme is “Abide in My Love…You Shall Bear Much Fruit.” It was discerned by the Monastic Community of Grandchamp in Switzerland and finds its origins in the Gospel of John (cf. John 15:5-9). The Week of Prayer is January 18-25. “Jesus gave his life for all out …

Sunday of Zacchaeus

January 16, 2021 0 Comments

This Sunday, January 17, 2021, is the Sunday of Zacchaeus, signaling the remote preparation for Great Lent! It is a great Sunday to invite our family and friends to worship with us. If you have been away from church, it’s time to begin your journey home this Sunday! At this link provided by God With …

Online study on the Divine Nature

January 12, 2021 0 Comments

God With Us Online is offering a free 3 part study on Theois, deification –an essential point of our Eastern Christian faith. This brief course of study contributes to our ongoing work of Adult Faith Formation. “God has called his people to become partakers of His Divine Nature (2 Peter 1:4). Join us for this …

Parish notes

January 12, 2021 0 Comments

A few things to keep in mind this week from our Parish. Father Dennis noted a few things for us: 1. The parish initiative for Holy Theophany, “Keeping Soles Warm” (the sock collection for those in need) was a well responded to by our parishioners and friends. We are grateful. In the bulletin Father Dennis …