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Saint Cecilia

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 11/22/22

 

          Saint Cecilia | November 22

Saint Cecilia’s story, like many of the earliest saints’, is largely apocryphal and legendary in nature. According to tradition, Cecilia was born to a wealthy and prominent Roman family. Though she had consecrated her virginity to the Lord, ... Read More »

Christ The King

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 11/22/22

On the last Sunday of each liturgical year, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, or Christ the King.                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pope Pius XI instituted this feast in 1925 with his encyclical Quas ... Read More »

A Prayer for our Priests

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 10/27/22

On Oct. 30, Catholic parishes throughout the United States will show support for their priests with prayer, celebration and dialogue. The last Sunday of October is designated annually as Priesthood Sunday, a one-day celebration of the priesthood organized by parish lay leaders and coordinated and sponsored by the USA ... Read More »

St. Elizabeth of Portugal | July 5

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 6/29/22

St. Elizabeth of Portugal | July 5

 

St. Elizabeth was born to Peter III of Aragon and his queen Constantia in 1271. Like most royal girls of the time, she was betrothed at an early age, and was married to King Diniz (or Dinis, English: Denis) at the ... Read More »

National Marriage Week

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 2/09/22

Prayer for Married Couples

Almighty and eternal God.

You blessed the union of married couples so that they might reflect the union of Christ with his Church: look with kindness on them.

Renew their marriage covenant, increase you love in them, and strengthen their bond of peace so that, ... Read More »

Lords Prayer

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 2/09/22

Lord’s Prayer

Question: Why don’t Catholics add the “For yours is the Kingdom ...” prayer at the end of the Our Father like Protestants do? Where did it come from?

Answer: The conclusion of the Lord’s Prayer that you refer to is called a doxology, which is a prayer ... Read More »

Financial Assistance for Catholic Education

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 1/05/22

Are you looking for Catholic school options for your child but need financial assistance? Our schools accept the Family Empowerment Scholarship for Students with Unique Abilities through “Step Up For Students.” Find out if your child qualifies at www.SUFS.org/Catholic.

Scholarships for Children with Special Needs

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 1/05/22

Do you have a child with unique abilities? Schools in our Diocese accept the Family Empowerment Scholarship for Students with Unique Abilities through “Step Up For Students.”  Learn more at www.SUFS.org/Catholic.

Scholarships are Available to Attend Catholic Schools

Posted by Verenice Ramirez on 1/05/22

Your child could attend a Catholic school with the help of a K-12 “Step Up For Students” Scholarship. Receive an average of $7,000 a year, per child for tuition and fees. Now more families are eligible. For example, a family of four with an income of nearly $100,000 annually ... Read More »