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July 18, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 7/14/21

PRAYER:  We invite you to come to some or all of our Tuesday Night Holy Hours!!... 7:00 pm --Eucharist is exposed on altar… 7:15 pm – we say a Chaplet of Divine Mercy… 7:30 pm – we say a Rosary… 8:00 pm Benediction, Eucharist is replaced in Tabernacle.  Come ... Read More »

July 11, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 7/07/21

PRAYER:  We continue to be called to focus on God in our minds and in our lives in our readings this week:  the prophet Amos tells of his Call from God to bring God’s message to God’s people… how are we being called to attend to God’s message to ... Read More »

July 4, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 7/07/21

PRAYER:  I met with Joe Austin recently, the Diocese’s new Youth Minister.  He is a great person with experience witnessing to his faith and calling his peers to the Faith.  He notably worked for 2 years as a FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) missionary at Columbia in New ... Read More »

June 27, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 6/30/21

PRAYER:  Book of Wisdom:  “For God formed man to be imperishable; the image of his own nature he made him.”… Wow we are wonderfully and fearfully made!... is that how we feel?

Let’s take Jesus at his word and pray that we may have great faith…. Jesus asked His ... Read More »

June 20, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 6/15/21

PRAYER:  We pray for all Fathers this Father’s Day weekend!  Pope Francis has declared this the Year of St Joseph.  What a better model for us fathers than St Joseph?  He quietly, strongly and decisively took care of Mary and Jesus.  God assured Joseph in dreams that Mary was ... Read More »

June 13, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 6/08/21

Greetings in the Name of Jesus.

PRAYER:  “Lord, it is good to give thanks to you.”…. “They that are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God.”  These prayerful inspirations come from Psalm 92: our Responsorial Psalm this weekend.  Let us acknowledge ... Read More »

June 6, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 6/02/21

Greetings in the Name of Jesus.

PRAYER:  “Take it; this is my body.”….. “This is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed for many.” (Mark 14 22 & 24).  With these words, which we read in our Gospel reading this weekend which is the Feast of the ... Read More »

May 23, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 6/02/21

Happy Feast of the Holy Spirit to Holy Name of Jesus Parish!

PRAYER:  Well… It’s here… the big feast day of PENTECOST… the lollapalooza Feast of the Holy Spirit….. But… have we really taken advantage of the Holy Spirit?... Have we really looked at what the Holy Spirit did ... Read More »

May 16, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 5/13/21

PRAYER:  Can we pray like Peter and the Disciples in our reading from Acts:  “You, Lord, who know the hearts of all, show …. Us what you want us to do…”….. Have we “come to know and to believe in the love God has for us”? (2nd reading first ... Read More »

May 9, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 5/09/21

PARISH PRAYER:  Let’s all cherish our time for daily prayer… Please give Matthew Kelly’s Prayer Process a try for 10 minutes a day if you don’t have a good prayer routine:  Gratitude, Awareness, Significant Moments, Peace, Freedom, Others, Finish- Our Father (p. 41).

PARISH MAINTENANCE:  The church items resale ... Read More »