From the Rector, Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 8/14/2022

The Virtue of Courage/Fortitude Adapted from an article by Sam Guzman on “The Catholic Gentleman” At some point or another, we all encounter things in life that cause us to be afraid. Whether it’s sudden unemployment, making a life-altering choice, a sudden illness, or the prospect of physical pain, fear is a fact of life …

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From the Rector, Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 7, 2022

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The Virtue of Prudence Adapted from an article by Sam Guzman on “The Catholic Gentleman” Prudence isn’t just the name of your great aunt on your mother’s side. It has been called the “charioteer of the virtues” since it helps control and moderate all of the other manly virtues we possess. Here’s how the Catechism …

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From the Rector, Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 7/31/2022

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The Virtue of Temperance This Sunday’s Gospel reminds of the need for the virtue of temperance. Sam Guzman offers the following helpful insights on “The Catholic Gentleman” website. Defining TemperanceThe simplest definition of temperance is “the virtue which moderates in us the inordinate desire for sensible pleasure, keeping it within the limits assigned by reason …

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From the Rector, Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 7/24/2022

Preparation for Mass and Thanksgiving after Mass There has been an increasing problem in our parish of people arriving late to Mass and leavingbefore Mass is over. While there can be exceptional reasons for such, it should by no means bethe norm. To help understand why we should arrive early and stay after, here are …

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