From the Rector, Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 12, 2020

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July is the month of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus. LITANY OF THE MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD OF JESUS Lord, have mercy, Lord have mercy Christ, have mercy, Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy, Lord, have mercy. Jesus, hear us, Jesus, graciously hear us. God, the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us. …

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From the Rector, Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 6/28/20

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If you have been watching Mass from the Cathedral online, or have returned to Mass in person, you may have noticed a difference in what happens after the First Reading. Given the restrictions on congregational singing, and rising from a desire to help expose the parish to an ancient practice, we have often been using …

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June 14, 2020, The Most Holy Body & Blood of Jesus Christ

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History of the Feast of Corpus Christi by Father Francis Weiser HISTORY AND LITURGY ORIGIN — On Maundy Thursday, the day on which the Church commemorates the institution of the Holy Eucharist, it is impossible to honor the Blessed Sacrament with appropriate solemn and joyful rites. Such a festival is precluded by the sad and …

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May 24, 2020 Seventh Sunday of Easter, The Ascension of the Lord

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ASCENSION OF THE LORD Since we celebrate Ascension this weekend, the following paragraphs from the Catechism of the Catholic Church would be good to read and refresh our understanding of this great mystery in the Life of Christ. ARTICLE 6 “HE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN AND IS SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER” 659 …

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