December 1, 2019, First Sunday of Advent
Nov26

December 1, 2019, First Sunday of Advent

According to the Catechism, “[t]o die in mortal sin without repenting and accepting God’s merciful love means remaining separated from him forever by our own free choice. This state of definitive self-exclusion from communion with God and the blessed is called ‘hell.’” In just a few words, the Catechism succinctly explains that Hell is the place reserved for those (mortal) sinners who deliberately choose to die in their sin...

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PARISH BAZAAR NEWS
Nov18

PARISH BAZAAR NEWS

107TH SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL BAZAAR On behalf of Bishop Wall, Father Keller, Father Brown, Deacon Copeland, and all the staff from SHC, we wish to thank everyone who helped make this years’ Bazaar successful.  A special thank you to Floyd Kezele, Marie Chioda, Fran Pawlowski, James Copeland, and the members of the committee that spearheaded the Bazaar. Thank you as well to everyone who volunteered to work, donated prizes or gave...

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November 24, 2019 Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
Nov18

November 24, 2019 Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

HEAVEN “There is the problem with finding good writing about Heaven: it is impossible to describe it. St. Paul writes that “eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither hath it entered into the heart of man, what things God hath prepared for them that love him.” (I Cor. 2:9). We really cannot describe Hell or Purgatory, either, but we certainly find it easy enough to describe the pain and torments that will be inflicted upon the souls...

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Sunday School, Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Cycle C
Nov18
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Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 10, 2019
Nov07

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 10, 2019

At the end of each liturgical year, it is traditional to focus in on the Four Last Things: Death, Judgment, Hell, and Heaven. Unfortunately, this is no longer considered “popular” and so has often been left by the wayside. Unwilling to bend to the ways of the world, however, we as Christians must keep up with such a venerable tradition, for it is part of what makes saints out of us. For if we go through life with the end (in all...

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