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Advent: Preparation for the Coming of Christ

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral Do we live our life of faith between a rock and a hard place? We know that Jesus came to us about two thousand years ago, and we look for … Continue reading

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Pride and Lukewarmness vs. Gratitude and Love

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral It is not convenient or pleasurable to think or talk about the Last Things: Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell. We like to sweep these questions underneath the rug and manifest … Continue reading

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The Season to Reflect on the Last Things

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, St. Joseph Cathedral The Cathedral choir gave us a special evening of remembrance Saturday night by their beautiful rendition of the Faure’ Requiem. As we reverently prayed for our parishioners, family and friends who died … Continue reading

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Allow the Eucharist to Bear Fruit in Our Hearts

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral When you have received Him, stir up your heart to do Him homage; speak to Him about your spiritual life, gazing upon Him in your soul where he is present for … Continue reading

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Seek the Lord through Active Faith

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral My older brother John is correct. God has two answers to our prayers; the second one seems to be most elusive…it is either yes or no, because the first one … Continue reading

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Saint Day Celebrations

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral This past Thursday, the Church celebrated his martyrdom with simplicity at our daily Masses. Not so in New York’s ‘Little Italy’ though! St. Januarius was martyred in 305 AD by … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Doesn’t Cease to Surprise Us!

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral We can read all throughout Scripture where our Lord surprises, amazes and astounds the crowds as well as His own disciples. Whether it be through His miraculous healings, seemingly contradictory practices or … Continue reading

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Virtue Matters

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral We are lucky to live in America. Hopefully, when we approach the Lord in gratitude for His many abundant gifts, we place the land we live in near the top … Continue reading

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