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Fifth Friday of Lent Reflection: Deacon Kevin Sartorius

Fifth Friday of Lent Reflection: Deacon Kevin Sartorius

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of Lenten reflections by the clergy of the Cathedral. Each deacon and priest will submit a reflection on a Friday of Lent. This is a short reflection, courtesy of Deacon Kevin Sartorius. [photo: Deacon Kevin Sartorius and his wife, Jennifer]   Our Lenten readings time and again show examples of people who do not believe in Jesus as the Christ, the Savior of the World. Some encounter Christ with … Read entire article »

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Fourth Friday of Lent Reflection: Father John Grant

Fourth Friday of Lent Reflection: Father John Grant

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of Lenten reflections by the clergy of the Cathedral. Each deacon and priest will submit a reflection on a Friday of Lent. This is a short reflection, courtesy of Father John Grant.   Did you know that yesterday, which was Thursday of the Third Week of Lent, was the halfway point through the 40 day journey of Lent? We’re over the hump, and now there’s only two and a … Read entire article »

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Third Friday of Lent: Deacon Jerry Mattox

Third Friday of Lent: Deacon Jerry Mattox

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of Lenten reflections by the clergy of the Cathedral. Each deacon and priest will submit a reflection on a Friday of Lent. This is a short reflection, courtesy of Deacon Jerry Mattox.   Say nothing harmful, small or great; be not a foe instead of a friend; A bad name and disgrace will you acquire: “That for the evil man with double tongue!” Sirach 6:1 What we say defines us. We must say things … Read entire article »

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Second Friday of Lent Reflection: Deacon Nelson Sousa

Second Friday of Lent Reflection: Deacon Nelson Sousa

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a series of Lenten reflections by the clergy of the Cathedral. Each deacon and priests will submit a reflection on a Friday of Lent.   As one of the three pillars of Lenten practice, almsgiving is “a witness to fraternal charity” and  “a work of justice pleasing to God.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, no. 2462). In his ‘2008 Message for Lent’ . . . Pope Benedict XVI explained  “In inviting … Read entire article »

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First Friday of Lent Reflection: Deacon Tom Gorman

First Friday of Lent Reflection: Deacon Tom Gorman

Editor’s Note: A few parishioners made a suggestion that is such a good idea that we had to act on it immediately. The suggestion was for a weekly reflection from our clergy. On this first Friday of Lent, Deacon Tom Gorman wrote the following, making a suggestion on how we might pray today:   Dear Parishioners: I have a recommendation for you. Take a half hour and read Psalm 51 over and over. This is my favorite Psalm. … Read entire article »

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Fridays of Lent at the Cathedral 2013

Fridays of Lent at the Cathedral 2013

Holy Family offers a number of ways to enrich your spiritual life this Lent. Here is the Cathedral’s Friday evening schedule: 5:05 Mass 5:35 Adoration 6:00 Dinner 6:45 Benediction 7:00 Stations of the Cross 7:45 Movie Mass, Adoration, Benediction, and Stations of the Cross are in the Cathedral. A simple meatless dinner will be prepared and served by various parish organizations. Your donations are most welcome to help them cover costs. Dinner will be served in the Auditorium at 6:00. February 15: Tomato Soup … 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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Spring Break cancellations: RE, Bible Study, Lenten Dinners

Spring Break cancellations: RE, Bible Study, Lenten Dinners

Spring Break is upon us. Several regular parish activities are cancelled that week. Holy Family Cathedral School and other local schools will be off from March 19-23. The Parish Religious Education program will not meet on Sunday, March 18. There will be no Bible Study on Thursday, March 22. There will be no Lenten Dinner or K of C Movie Series on Friday, March 23. The Mass, Adoration, Benediction, and Stations will continue as scheduled. … Read entire article »

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Fridays of Lent 2012

Friday activities at the Cathedral include: 7:00 Mass 12:05 Mass 5:05 Mass 5:35 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 6:00 Lenten Dinner 6:45 Benediction 7:00 Stations of the Cross 7:45 Movie series (sponsored by the Knights of Columbus) … Read entire article »

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