From the Rector, Second Sunday of Advent, 12/6/2020

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Holy Orders and Holy Matrimony Lesson 12 1. What is Holy Orders? Holy Orders is the sacrament through which men receive the power and grace to perform the sacred duties of bishops, priests, and other ministers of the Church. 2. What are some of the requirements that a man may receive Holy Orders worthily? 1) That he …

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From the Rector, First Sunday of Advent, 11/29/20

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PENANCE & ANOINTING                                                                 Lesson 11 1. What is the sacrament of Penance? Penance is the sacrament by which sins committed after Baptism are forgiven through the absolution of the priest. 2. Whence has the priest the power to forgive sins? From Jesus Christ, who said to His apostles and to their …

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From the Rector, Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, 11/22/2020

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Feast of Christ the King  The Feast of Christ the King is, as Catholic feasts go, a relatively recent one. It was established by Pope Pius XI in 1925, to remind Catholics (and the world generally) that Jesus Christ is Lord of the Universe, both as God and as Man. Pius XI announced the feast …

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From the Rector, Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, 11/15/2020

The Holy Eucharist          Lesson 10 1. What is the Holy Eucharist? The Holy Eucharist is a sacrament (visible sign of an interior grace) and a sacrifice (the offering of a victim by a priest to God alone). In the Holy Eucharist, under the appearances of bread and wine, the Lord Christ is contained, offered, …

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