From the Rector: Sacred Art for the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

SACRED ART The fine arts, but above all sacred art, “of their very nature are directed toward expressing in some way the infinite beauty of God in works made by human hands.  Their dedication to the increase of God’s praise and of his glory is more complete, the more exclusively they are devoted to turning …

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From the Rector: Discernment of God’s Will and Abandonment to God’s Will

Discernment of God’s Will and Abandonment to God’s Will The Catechism of the Catholic Church on discernment and the Will of God. 2826 By prayer we can discern “what is the will of God” and obtain the endurance to do it. Jesus teaches us that one enters the kingdom of heaven not by speaking words, …

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From the Rector: August 17, 2014 – Four Basic Forms of Prayer

Four Basic Forms of Prayer Blessing and Adoration (praising God) Prayer of Petition (asking for what we need, including forgiveness) Prayer of Intercession (asking for what others need) Prayer of Thanksgiving (for what God has given and done) Prayer of Blessing and Adoration 

In this prayer we express praise and honor to God. We praise God …

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