Father’s Homily for Fifth Sunday of Lent

Fifth Sunday of Lent March 29, 2018 It’s amazing to me how effectively the body in normal cases can heal itself. I’ve spoken recently about a severe infection I contracted in my left thumb right before Christmas. It has been a slow process of regeneration. First the...

Fr. Micale’s Homily 4th Sunday of Lent

Once my Father was driving home in a dense fog and almost missed the turn into the neighborhood. He couldn’t see the way in; he didn’t know where to turn. At the last moment he caught sight of a beautiful Wisteria tree on the corner where the turn was and quickly...

Bishop Suspends Masses

Very Important Notice From Bishop Coyne: Effective Friday, March 20, all regularly scheduled public celebrations of the Catholic Mass, sacraments and devotions are suspended until further notice. Priests of the Diocese of Burlington will continue to celebrate Mass...

Spiritual Communion Prayer

It has long been a Catholic understanding that when circumstances prevent one from receiving Holy Communion, it is possible to make an Act of Spiritual Communion, which is a source of grace. Spiritual Communion is an ardent desire to receive Jesus in the Most Holy...

A PRAYER TO THE VIRGIN MARY FOR PROTECTION IN TIME OF PANDEMIC

O Mary, you always brighten our path as a sign of salvation and of hope. We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick, who, at the Cross, took part in Jesus’ pain while remaining steadfast in faith. O loving Mother, you know what we need, and we are confident you...