Category Archives: Forgiveness

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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Weathering the Storms of Life

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral The weather has certainly given us something to talk about for the last week. It is funny how the warm summer days pass by with such ease and the wretched … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy Sunday

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral Divine Mercy Sunday is an Easter gift from Christ to His Church that invites us to indulge and revel in His unfathomable mercy while we celebrate the Resurrection. It makes … Continue reading

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This is our Easter Joy!

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral Happy Easter! Today we celebrate the greatest day of the Church year – the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! Imagine yourself back in the time of Christ, putting all … Continue reading

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Build Unity in Holiness Under the Banner of Christ

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral Last Wednesday Bishop Swain celebrated the Mass of the Blessing of the Oil of Catechumens, the Oil of the Sick and the Consecration of the Sacred Chrism. As explained in … Continue reading

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For the Christian; resolutions a daily habit!

Posted by Joe Rutten, Director of Faith Formation - Cathedral of St. Joseph Each New Year prompts our famous make-a-resolution moment. We pick one thing we’re going to change for the coming year, then spend a few days, weeks and if … Continue reading

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Finding True Hope and Joy in Christ

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral These last days before Christmas were absolute torture growing up. The expectation, coupled with the struggle to stay on Santa’s good list while trying to tame our excitement meant each minute passed … Continue reading

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Fortnight for Freedom

Last night began our “Fortnight for Freedom” where Catholic Americans around the country united together to defend the rights guaranteed by our Founding Fathers and endowed by our Creator: the right to Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. Believing … Continue reading

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Christianity – Taught the world that forgiveness is greater than revenge!

Posted by Joe Rutten, Director of Faith Formation - Cathedral of St. Joseph Abuse takes many forms, but the path to healing must cross the bridge of forgiveness.  Where would civilization be without Jesus Christ and his message to turn the other … Continue reading

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October Baby and the struggle with commitment

October Baby and a test of commitment Lately I’ve been thinking about a reflection my brother (Fr. Paul Rutten) gave on our cultures struggle with commitment; whether it is a commitment to a party or a married relationship, our culture … Continue reading

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