Weekly Prayers of the Faithful

Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time, A, February 16, 2020

Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time, A, February 16, 2020 We come to the Lord knowing that His law is a guide for our lives and asking that we may be blessed with the wisdom and grace to follow that law. That the Church may be faithful to its laws and traditions while seeking the inspiration… Continue reading Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time, A, February 16, 2020

Reflections

FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020)

FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020) Readings:   Isaiah 58:7-10 Psalms 112:4-9 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Matthew 5:13-16 Genuine piety can very often be too closely identified with those things, some of them sacramental, that are most familiar and most regular for us - Mass attendance, the rosary, novenas, adoration, Church visits, and the like. Some… Continue reading FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2020)

Diocese Action

IT’S ALL YOU BISHOP DEWANE, AND NO AMOUNT OF DISSEMBLING BY YOU CAN CHANGE THAT

IT’S ALL YOU BISHOP DEWANE, AND NO AMOUNT OF DISSEMBLING BY YOU CAN CHANGE THAT Recently, a letter received from Bishop Frank J. Dewane was shared with PFJ by a longtime parishioner. In the letter dated January 27th, 2020, Bishop Dewane states that “with regards to your email communication of December 14, 2019, allow me… Continue reading IT’S ALL YOU BISHOP DEWANE, AND NO AMOUNT OF DISSEMBLING BY YOU CAN CHANGE THAT

Reflections

Presentation of the Lord (2020)

Presentation of the Lord (2020) Readings:   Malachi 3:1-4 Psalms 24:7-10 Hebrews 2:14-18 Luke 2:22-40 The Sacrament of Baptism, with the exception of adult baptism, is a remarkably unpredictable experience. If the child to be baptized is overtired, ready to eat, cranky, intestinally challenged, or simply uncooperative, you never quite know what to expect. Blessedly… Continue reading Presentation of the Lord (2020)