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Receiving the Holy Communion

Today, for our communal meal (the Eucharist), we have learned from the experiences of those who distribute it that the procedures for receiving Holy Communion are not always clear in the minds of the faithful.
Most people have the routine down pat. How…

Bible Quiz: What is the only miracle performed by Jesus that all four Evangelists include in their Gospels?

Answer: It is the story of the feeding of the multitude.

The fact that all four of the Gospel authors included this story tells us how important it was to the early Christians, for the story mirrors the action of Jesus in the Eucharist. So, let …

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 27, 2014

1st Reading: Kings 3:5, 7-12
The LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream at night.
God said, “Ask something of me and I will give it to you.”
Solomon answered:
“O LORD, my God, you have made me, your servant, king
to succeed my father David;
but I am a mere …

Feast of Saint James, Apostle

1st Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:7-15
Brothers and sisters:
We hold this treasure in earthen vessels,
that the surpassing power may be of God and not from us.
We are afflicted in every way, but not constrained;
perplexed, but not driven to despair;

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 20, 2014

1st Reading: Wisdom 12:13, 16-19
There is no god besides you who have the care of all,
that you need show you have not unjustly condemned.
For your might is the source of justice;
your mastery over all things makes you lenient to all.
For you show you…

Mass Intentions: 19-25 July 2014

In your charity, please pray for:
Saturday 19 July
4:00 PM Intentions of Sierra Friddle
Sunday 20 July
9:30 AM Feliciano Torres +
11:30 AM Intentions of Tom Stanzel
Monday 21 July
11:40 AM Intentions of John Loftus
12:15 PM John Cage +
Tuesday 22 July

Proper Etiquette in Church and at Holy Mass

OUR attitude and posture in the Chapel, and our participation in the Sacred Liturgy, should be an expression of our utmost gratitude and reverence for what God has done for us in Christ Jesus.
Thus, we provide the following in the interest of cultivati…

Mass Intentions: July 12 – 18, 2104

In your charity, please pray for
Saturday, Jul 12, 2014
4:00 PM Intentions of Paul Friddle and Joseph Colasardo +
Sunday, Jul 13, 2014
9:30 AM Domingo and Delia Carvajal +
11:30 AM Consuelo Becerra +
Monday, Jul 14, 2014
11:40 AM Intentions of Emma Qua…

Thank You for the Garden Area

Many warm and sincere thanks to the Ruibal Family for providing the Chapel with the beautiful flowers for the garden area, restoring it to its original theme.
(Below is a photo of St. Jude Chapel in 1968)

Attendance in Church and at Holy Mass

WHEN people are guests in someone’s house, they most likely practice their best manners and teach their children to do the same. All churches, including Saint Jude Chapel, are God’s House.
Therefore, we should practice good manners, and proper etiquette at all times. We should always …

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