Getting confirmed was a big deal for me. I have been wanting to fully commit myself to my Catholic faith for quite a few years now, and I was thrilled that the time had finally come. Though the process was tedious and time-consuming, it made me stron…
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As most of us know, St Jude Chapel is not a parish. Yet, though it is not designated as such, we are still a community. To foster this feeling of camaraderie, we are holding our second semi-annual dinner on FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013 at 6:00 …
Tis the month of Our Mother, the blessed and beautiful days, When our lips and our spirits, are glowing with love and with praise.
These words from a traditional centuries-old Catholic hymn remind us that the first tabernacle in which Jesus resided was the womb of His …
Good Shepherd’s Children’s Choir Easter Outreach The children made Easter cards for the neighboring nursing home.
Democracy empowers us to express our opinion on the persons who will represent us in public office. The right to vote is not only a privilege, but also our moral and civic duty. The Catechism of the Catholic Church puts it this way: “It is …
Reading 1 Acts 1:1-11
In the first book, Theophilus,
I dealt with all that Jesus did and taught
until the day he was taken up,
after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit
to the apostles whom he had chosen.
He presented himself alive to them
Reading 1 Acts 15:1-2, 22-29
Some who had come down from Judea were instructing the brothers,
“Unless you are circumcised according to the Mosaic practice,
you cannot be saved.”
Because there arose no little dissension and debate
by Paul and Barnabas with them,
it was decided that Paul, Barnabas, and some …
Reading 1 Acts 14:21-27
After Paul and Barnabas had proclaimed the good news to that city
and made a considerable number of disciples,
they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch.
They strengthened the spirits of the disciples
and exhorted them to persevere in the faith, saying,
“It is …