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Wednesdays at the Cathedral will feature the New Bishop Robert Barron series

Wednesdays at the Cathedral will feature the New Bishop Robert Barron series

  Wednesdays at the Cathedral will begin the highly acclaimed new series from Bishop Robert Barron, perhaps best known for his Word on Fire website and book. The video series focuses on the Key Pivotal Players in our Catholic Faith. January 11 we will start with St. Francis of Assisi From Bishop Robert Barron’s Website The Reformer Rebuild my Church! That’s the mission Christ gave to St. Francis and it’s the perennial task of the Church in every age of … Read entire article »

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RCIA begins on September 9

RCIA begins on September 9

Do you know someone who is interested in becoming Catholic or who wants to learn more about the Catholic Faith? Invite him or her to Holy Family’s RCIA Class. RCIA stands for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Our RCIA class begins on September 9 at 7:00 p.m. in Holy Family’s Halpine Room. RCIA is beginning for the last time, meaning that it will never come to a stop again. Some people who will start classes … Read entire article »

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RCIA to Begin for the Last Time

RCIA to Begin for the Last Time

BY FATHER JOHN GRANT Philip found Nathanael, and said to him, ‘We have found him of whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.’ Nathanael said to him, ‘Can anything good come out of Nazareth?’ Philip said to him, ‘Come and see.’” (Jn 1:45-46) Have you ever had a conversation like this with a friend or relative, who is interested in the Catholic faith, but doesn’t know where … Read entire article »

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RCIA members become Catechumens and Candidates

RCIA members become Catechumens and Candidates

  “Dear candidates, I mark you with the sign of Christ’s cross. The whole community welcomes you with love and stands ready to help you.”     At his final 10:00 Sunday Mass at the Cathedral, Father Louis Obirieze administered the Rite of Acceptance to the RCIA class. This class has been meeting weekly since the beginning of September. They have reached the point in their formation where the Church invites them to become Catechumens, those preparing for Baptism, … Read entire article »

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Interested in knowing more about the Catholic Faith?

Interested in knowing more about the Catholic Faith?

Interested in knowing more about the Catholic Faith? The Summer Inquiry Session will happen on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 starting June 4th. Come and visit with members of the RCIA Team  and discuss questions that you may have about the Catholic Faith. We hope to see you there! If you have questions, email Sisterjeri45@yahoo.com. … Read entire article »

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RCIA: Ceremony of Light at the Easter Vigil = New Life

RCIA: Ceremony of Light at the Easter Vigil = New Life

by the RCIA Ministry Team    Another successful RCIA process has now created neophytes, “new branches,” who will grow in faith with the rest of the congregation in our parish. Those who were to be baptized sat in the front pews while all the others in the congregation gathered outside the entrance of the church around the new Easter candle as it was blessed and lit from the new fire. Then all processed in, each lighting … Read entire article »

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Cathedral News: April 2013

Cathedral News: April 2013

Happy Easter! The parish will be celebrating the 99th Anniversary of the Dedication Mass of Holy Family on Sunday, April 7 at the 10:00 and 12:00 Masses. The Knights of Columbus celebrate the election of Pope Francis. RCIA welcomes all those who were Baptized, Confirmed, and Received into the Church.   … Read entire article »

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RCIA: Entering Lent

RCIA: Entering Lent

We are prepared to enter Lent and our class is learning what fasting and abstinence is all about. They study the sacraments in detail and discover the structure of the Church and they find ways to express their faith in daily life. Members of our class have been attending Mass and learning how this is the source and summit of Catholicism. They appreciate being able to join other parishioners in the communion line as they … Read entire article »

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RCIA: Studying in Earnest

by the RCIA Ministry Team RCIA inquirers were recognized and blessed in the Rite of Acceptance at the 10 a.m. Mass on the Feast of Christ the King.  Our RCIA group is now part of our congregation. Catechumens still need the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. Candidates have been baptized, so need Confirmation and the Eucharist to complete full union with the Catholic Church. The enthusiasm and dedication they show is an inspiration to we who assist the RCIA process. Our first potluck dinner was on 12/19, providing a wonderful opportunity to build community in our parish. Many are looking for was to get involved with the needs of the church and find plenty of opportunities to serve as we get together and talk over a meal. Father Grant and Deacon … Read entire article »

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