Thursday, August 17 - Jos 3:7-11, 13-17
Ps 114:1-6 - Matt 18:21--19:1
Our God is living. He is present. He acts.
He shows He is living by expresing His
love in tangible ways. It is true, Jesus
was crucified and died. However He rose
from the dead. This proves He is God. Jesus
is "the Living God." Because He lives, I can
face tomorrow. Because He lives, all fear
Friday, August 18 - Jos 24:1-13 - Ps136:1-3,
16-28, 21-22, 24 - Matt 19:3-12
Because Jesus is God: His death on the Cross
has saved all people from their sins. He has
risen from the dead and will raise us from
the dead. We must totally give our lives
to Him, live for Him rather than for ourselves
and worship Him.
Saturday, August 19 - St. John Eudes
St. John Eudes was a French missionary
and priest who founded two religious
orders. He had a special devotion to
the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts
of Jesus and Mary
Sunday, August 20 - Is 56:1, 6-7
Rom 11:13-15, 29-32, Ps 67:2-3, 5-6, 8
The Lord wants to say to us as He said
to the Canaanite woman: "You have great
faith." Faith and great faith are graces
from God. Testings is God's way
of making our faith both genuine and
great. Jesus may have been testing the
Canaanite woman's faith by initially
refusing to speak to her or help her.
The fact that she passed the test may
have contributed to her having great
Monday, August 21 - Pope St. Pius X
Pope St. Pius X was particularly devoted
to the Blessed Virgin under the tittle
of "Our Lady of Confidence". He wished,
through Mary, to renew all things in Christ.
We are a Roman Catholic church filled with the love of Christ.
We are centered on the Eucharist and the love of our Mother.
We are here to serve all in the name of the Lord
MARK YOUR CALENDAR:
PARISH PICNIC - SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, AFTER 4 PM HOLY MASS. JOIN THE FUN!
INTERESTED IN BECOMING CATHOLIC
THE PROCESS OF ENTERING THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
IS KNOWN AS THE RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION
FOR ADULTS (RCIA). THROUGH STUDY, PRAYER
AND PARTICIPATION IN THE HOLY SACRIFICE OF THE
MASS, PARTICIPANTS UNDERGO A PROCESS OF
CONVERSION, WHERE THEY STUDY THE GOSPEL,
PROFESS THE FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST AND THE
CATHOLIC CHURCH, AND RECEIVE THE SACRAMENT
OF BAPTISM, HOLY EUCHARIST, AND CONFIRMATION.
THE RCIA IS FOR THOSE:
-who were baptized in another faith tradition but now feel
called to become Catholic
-who have never being baptized or do no have a faith
tradition but now feel called to become Catholic.
-who were baptized Catholic but never received
Confirmation and First Holy Communion.
-who have received both Catholic baptism and First
Communion but never were Confrimed.
We also welcome Catholics who are interested
in learning more their Catholic Faith.
Call Deacon Larry Gronas (513)502-6266
or call the office 988-6335. Classes begin