Respect Life Prayer

Heavenly Father, thank you for the precious gift of life.   Help us to cherish and protect this gift, even in the midst of fear, pain, and suffering.   Give us love for all people, especially the most vulnerable, and help us to bear witness to the truth that every life is worth living.  …

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Morning Offering

Have you been beating the snooze blues? What about praying this morning offering to get things started right!? Eternal Father, I offer You everything I do this day: my work, my prayers, my apostolic efforts; my time with family and friends; my hours of relaxation; my difficulties, problems, distress, which I shall try to bear…

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Descended into Hell?

Real Questions by Real Parishioners! What does it mean when we say in the Apostle’s Creed “He descended into hell”? The difficulty in understanding what it means when we profess that Jesus ‘descended into hell’ revolves around the English word ‘hell’, which we almost always associate with the place of eternal damnation. So how could…

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Why the incense?

What is the significance of the incense? Why is it used during certain portions of the Mass, what is it’s history? Incense has a rich significance stemming from our Jewish roots and anticipating our heavenly goal. Jewish roots: we can think back to the first time God appeared to Moses in a mysterious cloud and…

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Father’s Day Challenge

Here is a prayer for the Father’s Day Challenge to climb a mountain and pray for the unity of your family. A Prayer for Family Heavenly Father, Please shine your light upon my family. Give us strength to overcome all of the difficulties that we are dealing with now and protect us against any and…

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Meditation Method for Sunday Gospel

Arranged by Fr. Jacob Bertrand The Sunday Gospel is no mere reading from just any book it is from the inspired Word of  God as determined by the Spirit filled Church. Nor is it from just any book in the bible it is from the very heart of the scriptures of which recount the life…

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