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Prayer of Abandonment

Father, I abandon myself into your hands; do with me what you will. Whatever you may do, I thank you: I am ready for all, I accept all. Let only your will be done in me, and in all your … Continue reading

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A Meeting Encounter with Christ in Confession

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral Jesus put a lot of leg work into his mission of mercy and redemption, didn’t he? He was all over the place preaching, healing and revealing the joys of the … Continue reading

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The Value of the Mass

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral Often times people ask us at the parish, “What does it mean to have a Mass ‘said’ for someone?” We respond that having a Mass “said” or “prayed” for someone means that … Continue reading

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Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral The main steps to the entrance of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome are flanked by two huge statues: one of St. Peter holding the keys of the kingdom, the other … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!!

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, St. Joseph Cathedral Happy Mother’s Day!! It is a perfect day to honor our mothers; we are in the fourth week of Easter and in the month of our Blessed Mother. We all have a … Continue reading

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Integrity of Being and Action

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral Ontology is the study of Being. It is derived from the Greek word ontos; it points to reality and its truth, as opposed to what is false or the result … Continue reading

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The Virtue of Holy Cunning

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral As we come into the Cathedral today we will see that the Nativity Scene has been taken down, the trees have been placed in the recycling, the bows are boxed up – … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Holy Family

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral Today as Church we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family – Jesus, Mary and Joseph! Jesus came to us in the manger as a baby, who like any infant, needed a … Continue reading

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Our Search for God

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral Creation is an expression of God’s will that we are able to experience in more than just a human way. Its vast, seemingly incomprehensible and interlocking mysteries are more than … Continue reading

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The Precious Role of the Elderly

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of Christ at Christmas, but also a waiting for Him to truly come again at the second coming. We are all waiting, waiting … Continue reading

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