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Category Archives: Freedom
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
Dear Heavenly Father, Thank you for granting us your servant, Pope Francis. May you inspire in his heart the spirit of St. Francis, a spirit of humility, spiritual poverty, and tireless devotion to your love. Grant him a sincere understanding … Continue reading
Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral The Transfiguration of Christ gives great insight to the meaning of the adage ‘action follows Being’. It points to this theological reality and our desire as children of God; we … Continue reading
Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral As we begin this season of Lent, what really matters is where it leads us. We know by our place in the history of Salvation that Lent ends in Easter … Continue reading
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
A unique characteristic of the Christian life is the call to carry our crosses – not only to carry them but embrace them. In our convenience-driven culture, we are apt to feel that struggles are mistakes. We work quickly to … Continue reading
As we were doing a cost benefit analysis of atheism vs. faith in my philosophy class the other day, I realized that Christianity just doesn’t make sense without an experience of God. This isn’t to say that Christianity isn’t reasonable, … Continue reading