On April 24th, Ethan Hoying and seven other seminarians in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati were ordained transitional deacons. They are now public witnesses to Jesus in the Order of Deacons. Transitional deacons cannot hear confessions, confirm, or anoint the sick. They do have faculties to baptize, assist at a simple nuptial ceremony, and to conduct … Continued
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Thank you to all of you who have turned in your Faith, Hope & Healing cards. Many of you took advantage of the Prayer Requests on the flip side of the card. We wanted to let you know that we have gone thru them and we are distributing them to our Prayer Warriors and Prayer … Continued
Father McCarthy is passionate about us following our faith, us following the scriptures… about us knowing God. Listen to his past Sunday homily about getting to know God and his “wants” for us through the scriptures and our personal experience.
Father McCarthy reflects on the Gospel readings when he asserts the Lord’s presence in our lives and challenges us to clear our minds and see through the “noise” that may block his messages. To hear more, click the photo below:
Beginning on Thursday, February 18th, the Patriotic Rosary Rally will meet outside, not in the church as published in last week’s bulletin; the reason for this is that Exposition is extended to 10:00 p.m. on Thursdays during Lent. Depending on the weather, the outdoor events may be abbreviated (such as a Chaplet), but there will … Continued
Fr McCarthy points out that God fulfilled His promise to King David that he will build a house that will last forever when his descendant Jesus was born. Fr McCarthy also discusses the important role Joseph & Mary played in making that happen.
Its the beginning of Advent and Fr McCarthy reflects on the Gospel readings while reminding us to include Jesus in our Christmas plans. Plans that could last through the holidays and for eternity.
Father McCarthy’s homily this past Sunday reminds us we need to stay vigilant to earn our place in heaven. To do that, we need to continue learning about our faith and beliefs and to practice them in order to draw closer to God.
It is during the month of November that the Church meditates on the Communion of Saints, which is the link with the faithful who have already reached heaven (the Church Triumphant), the faithful departed who are still expiating their sins in Purgatory (the Church Suffering) and of the pilgrim faithful still here on earth (the … Continued