Archive for August 2012

Should I Get My Revenge?

              How does the old saying go?  What goes around comes around?  That would be the definition of Karma, wouldn’t it?  What you put out in the universe comes back to you? I think Christians and non-Christians might agree to that. When we are the injured party, we want... Read more »

When You Bring Children To Mass

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My boys are 13 months and one day apart!  Keeping them quiet during Mass could be a real challenge!  My husband and I used to sit near a door in case we had to make a quick exit if one of them got too rambunctious. How do you get your kids to behave in church?

We Hold These Truths || Spoken Word

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Lyrics: At this time in America we’ve come to the crossroads Standing with our religious freedom and what we have been told. We hold these truths to be self evident all men created the same Endowed with certain unalienable rights that can’t be taken away They cannot be taken away by man, they were given... Read more »

Jacob & Matthew Band - Give Glory

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Let’s give a little glory this morning, shall we?  😉

Inviting the President to Dinner

Who knew that inviting the President of the United States to dinner would cause such an uproar?  Michael Voris is not the only one in a tizzy over this as many Catholic and pro-life activists are horrified that the President would be invited to the Al Smith dinner: “We cannot set aside our deeply-held differences... Read more »

Subsidiarity, solidarity, and the lay mission

        The following was written by Bishop Robert C. Morlino of Madison, Wisconsin and published on August 16: Dear friends, It was no shock at all for me to learn that our diocesan native son, Paul Ryan, had been chosen to be a candidate for the Vice Presidency of the United States.... Read more »

The Do's and Don'ts During the Election Season

Do you ever wonder why the priests never talk about the election?  I keep waiting for something.  Anything.  But so far … well it’s still early, right? Wouldn’t you love to hear a fired up homily on politics?  I would!  But I think I stumbled on the reason why: Do’s And Don’ts Guidelines During Election... Read more »

The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Dearest Mary, Mother of us all, please allow a woman who carries your name, who is being buried today, follow you to heaven … in Jesus’ name I pray.  Amen.

Knowing the Mass, One Word at a Time

Every week in the church bulletin there are small articles reflecting on the Year of the Sunday Mass.  There is a question of the week article and an article entitled “Know the Mass, One Word at a Time. While sifting through some older bulletins, I ran across three words that got me thinking quite a... Read more »

An Answered Call to the Priesthood

My husband and I met Christian Shiu last year when we first came to St. Therese Chinese Catholic Church to sing at the 5 PM Mass.  We were impressed by this young man so fired up about his faith and then we learned why. Christian had just received the sacraments the Easter of 2011 and had... Read more »