From the Rector, Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9/10-2023

From the Rector, Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9/10-2023

Exaltation of the Holy Cross (14 September)Adapted from catholicculture.org This day is also called the Triumph of the Cross, Elevation of the Cross, Holy Cross Day, Holy Rood Day, or Roodmas. The liturgy of the Cross is a triumphant liturgy. When Moses lifted up the bronze serpent over the people, it was a foreshadowing of …

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From the Rector, Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, 8/27/2023
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From the Rector, Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, 8/27/2023

Consecration of Days and Months Consecrating something to God means setting it aside specifically for divine use—giving it to God so that He may reign over that thing. This can and should happen even with our time. The primary way this happens is by our daily prayer, but we can also consecrate our time more broadly by remembering …

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From the Rector/Cathedral School, Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 8/10/23
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From the Rector/Cathedral School, Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 8/10/23

Fruits of the Mysteries of the RosaryThis last week we celebrated the Assumption of our Blessed Mother. As you know, this is one of the Mysteries of the Rosary. Each Mystery of the Rosary allows us to contemplate, through the eyes of our Lady, the Life, Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. As we …

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From the Rector/Cathedral School, 8/13/2023, Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
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From the Rector/Cathedral School, 8/13/2023, Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sacred Heart Catholic School is Back! Our amazing scholars return to school on Monday, August 14! Please join us in praying forthem, for our teachers and staff, and for a safe and holy school year! Pray one of ourcherished prayers as a school, from St. John Henry Newman: Jesus, help me to spread your fragrance …

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Sacred Heart Cathedral Catholic School, August 6, 2023
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Sacred Heart Cathedral Catholic School, August 6, 2023

Sacred Heart Catholic SchoolTeachers are Back! This week we begin our teacher in-service days atSacred Heart! Our dedicated faculty are backthese days for meetings, time to plan, and set upthe classrooms! Our teachers are special and welove them so much!Regular office hours have resumed so please donot hesitate to stop by and visit us!Enrollment is …

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From the Rector, The Transfiguration of the Lord, 8/6/2023

From the Rector, The Transfiguration of the Lord, 8/6/2023

Our Dominican Sisters!You may have noticed by now that our three Dominican Sisters are here and working hard at our school! If you haven’t met them yet, they are Sisters Thomas Aquinas, Mary Rita, and Cora Rose. They have been here for about a week, and have started their mission at the school with much …

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From the Rector

Gaining Plenary Indulgences (Adapted from Fr. Edward McNamara, LC) No. 1471 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church explains: “An indulgence is a remission before God of the temporal punishment due to sins whose guilt has already been forgiven, which the faithful Christian who is duly disposed gains under certain prescribed conditions through the action …

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