Category Archives: Marriage

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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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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St. Joseph the Worker

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral This past Wednesday, the Church celebrated the Feast Day of Saint Joseph the Worker. Since our parish is the Cathedral of Saint Joseph it was a blessing to be able to celebrate … Continue reading

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Taking a Stand for the Truth

Post by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral “For Zion’s sake I will not be silent, For Jerusalem’s sake I will not be quiet. Until her vindication shines forth like the dawn And her victory like a burning … Continue reading

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To Be a Woman Like Mary

Posted by Sara Hofflander – co-founder of beopentoGod.com As a young woman just beginning marriage and family life, it has been a great grace for me to look to Mary during this Advent and Christmas season.  Living as a woman … 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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The Luminous Mysteries

Posted by Monsignor Charles M. Mangan + J.M.J. Today—October 16, 2012—is the tenth anniversary of the Luminous Mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary. Blessed John Paul II bequeathed an incredible gift to the Church. Here is something that I wrote ten years … Continue reading

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Welcome to Natural Family Planning Awareness Week!

A new child is one of the most amazing gifts that a couple can receive.  The child serves as a sign of his parents’ love and becomes a lifelong adventure for the couple as they learn to form and nurture … Continue reading

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A Revolt Against Artificial Contraception

The debate about religious freedom has heated up in recent months as new health care laws lay down the mandate that health care providers will be required to cover artificial contraceptives, abortifacients, and sterilizations.  For many, this has brought up the … Continue reading

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