Category Archives: Evangelization

The Synod of Bishops

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral Over the past two weeks the headlines on most television networks, newspapers and magazines has been about what is going on in Vatican City with the Synod of Bishops. All the headlines seem … Continue reading

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Evolution

Confession from the administrator of BeopentoGod.com Since I was a youth, I have always struggled with the idea of creation and wrote it off as a “man made” idea. As a youth growing into adulthood, I came to learn about … 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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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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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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The Blessing of Being a Priest

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral Believe it or not, this weekend marks my one-year anniversary of being a priest – June, 29th. This year has truly been a blessing for me and sure has gone fast. After … Continue reading

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Search 2013 – Be one of God’s troopers

Ephesians 6:10-17 Battle against Evil. 10  Finally, draw your strength from the Lord and from his mighty power. 11  Put on the armor of God so that you may be able to stand firm against the tactics of the devil. 12 … Continue reading

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