April 2016

Preparing for the Eucharist

April 12, 2016

First Communion classes at St. Peter Cathedral have been well under way for a number of months. The classes gather every Saturday from 1-3pm. The 208 students make up 8 [...]

Cleansing the Soul

April 11, 2016

On Saturday, June 9, 2016, the children of the St. Michael’s First Communion program made their first confession. After months of preparation, the students were finally [...]

Gladden your Church

April 9, 2016

For more reflections on the Basilica Hymns of each season, purchase Perpetual Jubilee: Meditations on the Chaldean Liturgical Year on Amazon.com. Reality Revisited The [...]

On Love in the Family

April 9, 2016

As can readily be understood from a quick review of its contents, the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia seeks emphatically to affirm not the “ideal family” but the [...]

Second Sunday of the Resurrection

April 3, 2016

The Second Sunday of the Resurrection “The New Day” Basilica Hymn I will exalt you, O Lord, my King It was at the head of the building Your resurrection, O Savior, [...]

The Week of Weeks

April 1, 2016

Monday of the Week of Weeks Basilica Hymn The earth was shaken and trembled The foundations of the mountains trembled and were shaken In the hour that the wood of your cross [...]

Resurrection Sunday

April 1, 2016

The Great Sunday of the Resurrection of Our Lord Basilica Hymn Have mercy on me, God, in your kindness Turn to me and have mercy on me Like a dry and wearied land that needs [...]
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