Category Archives: Prayer

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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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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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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The Virtue of Eutrapelia

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral Is there such a thing as too much play? Now that’s a question my Dad and I went round and round about when I was younger, and of course he … 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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Love Mary with Joy

“This evening we are celebrating together the close of the Marian month. But the month of May cannot end; it must continue in our lives, because veneration, love, devotion to Our Lady cannot disappear from our hearts, on the contrary … Continue reading

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Pray to the Holy Spirit

“I would like to ask you a question: how many of you pray to the Holy Spirit every day? Probably few, but we must satisfy this desire of Jesus and pray every day to the Holy Spirit, so that he opens … 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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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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