Changes in the Mass Schedule during the Archbishops’s visit .

Our Archbishop Rev .Dr. Peter Machado will be Visiting  our parish on August 5th 2018 to Administer the Sacrament of  First Holy Communion and Confirmation . The following would be the changes in the Mass schedule. 1.There will be only One Mass on August 5th – 9 AM . There is No 7 AM Mass…

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Why do Catholics call the Virgin Mary a Queen?

It has to do in part with ancient Jewish kingdoms, which operated much differently than medieval ones. The Blessed Virgin Mary is repeatedly referred to in the Catholic Church as “Queen,” and often called the “Queen of Heaven and Earth.” Why is that? First of all, the Catechism states that “the Immaculate Virgin, preserved free from all stain…

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On a vacation After Easter! Why should you carry holy water into every hotel room?

Why? Three words: Evil is real. The presence of evil can remain in a room long after whatever might have taken place within it. You don’t know who was the previous occupant of your hotel room and what kind of baggage they brought with them. You don’t know what has occurred in your room. Holy water is a powerful…

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There’s only one way to celebrate Easter, and the early Christians knew it

Jesus was a living, redeeming, actual Presence among them. When they looked up, they saw that the stone had been rolled back; it was very large. On entering the tomb they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a white robe, and they were utterly amazed. He said to them, “Do…

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Why Do Catholics Confess Their Sins to a Priest instead of Directly to God?

God knows I’m sorry, isn’t that enough? Why do Catholics confess their sins to a priest, rather than going directly to God?Well, the quick answer is because that’s the way God wants us to do it. In James 5:16, God, through Sacred Scripture, commands us to “confess our sins to one another.” Notice, Scripture does…

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