Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults at Sacred Heart Cathedral will begin a new inquiry class. If you or someone you know is interested in the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Holy Communion or Confirmation, we invite you to come to our new inquiry classes. The classes will …

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From the Rector: The Saint Michael Prayer

THE SAINT MICHAEL PRAYER Can a prayer be inspired by a battle?
Pope Leo XIII wrote the Saint Michael prayer, 
in 1884, after supposedly seeing a frightening vision: evil spirits, trying to fulfill Satan’s boast to destroy our Lord’s Church within a century, were engaging in fierce attacks against it. Although the Pontiff also saw St. …

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From the Rector: Altar Frontals

Altar Frontals We have been contemplating obtaining some decorative coverings for front of the Altar, the Ambo, the Tabernacle, and perhaps the credence tables in the Sanctuary, so that they convey in a coordinated way the liturgical color of the season or the particular feast that is being celebrated. In this way the whole sanctuary …

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From the Rector: January 4, 2015 – Mary our Mother

Mary Our Mother With the whole Church I acknowledge that Mary, being a mere creature fashioned by the hands of God is, compared to his infinite majesty, less than an atom, or rather is simply nothing, since he alone can say, “I am he who is”. Consequently, this great Lord, who is ever independent and …

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From the Rector: Feast of the Holy Family

Reflections for the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph: The words of eternal life, which Jesus gave to his disciples, included the teaching on marriage and the family. Jesus’ teaching allows us to distinguish three basic stages in God’s plan for marriage and the family. In the beginning, there is the …

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