From the Rector: 32nd Sunday- The dedication of St. John Laterna Basilica

Sacred Heart Cathedral Bazaar Thank You and update THANK YOU! A heartfelt thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed themselves by participating in our annual Parish Bazaar! We are very grateful to everyone who volunteered, entertained, donated prizes and items for the booths, prepared food, put up decorations, and cleaned up afterwards. We …

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From the Rector: All Souls Day

All Souls Day November The Last things: A Catechetical Bible study concerning Death, Judgment, Heaven, Purgatory, Hell, the Resurrection, the New Creation. -What ever happened to Limbo? CCC# 1261 -Where is Purgatory in the Bible?1Cor 3:15, 2Mac 12:44-46 -When will the end of the world come? Mt 24:36-44 -Why would a loving God send anyone …

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From the Rector: October 26, 2014 -The “Art of Celebrating” the liturgy by Pope Francis

An Article on the “art of Celebrating” the liturgy by Pope Francis’ Master of Ceremonies. 3. The “Ars Celebrandi” Here are the reasons why in the last four decades the Magisterium has reminded priests several times of the importance of the “ars celebrandi,” which — although it does not consist only in the perfect execution …

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From the Rector- Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Beauty in the Liturgy

An article on Beauty in the Liturgy by Pope Francis’ Master of Ceremonies, Archbp. Marini. “Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along …

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From the Rector: The Rosary of the Virgin Mary

THE ROSARY OF THE VIRGIN MARY On October 16, 2002, the 24th Anniversary of his election as Roman Pontiff, Pope John Paul II signed the Apostolic Letter Rosarium Virginis Mariae (the Rosary of the Virgin Mary) that presents the Rosary as an outstanding way to contemplate the face and mysteries of Christ. He also proclaimed …

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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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