Category Archives: Youth

For the young

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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Allow the Eucharist to Bear Fruit in Our Hearts

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral When you have received Him, stir up your heart to do Him homage; speak to Him about your spiritual life, gazing upon Him in your soul where he is present for … 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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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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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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We Have a Pope!!

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

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God Bless You Pope Benedict XVI!

Posted by Fr. Andrew Young, St. Joseph Cathedral Habeumus Papam! We have a Pope! I think most of us remember that day eight years ago, after the passing of Blessed John Paul II, when the Cardinals in Rome elected a … Continue reading

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Full, Conscious, and Active Participation

Posted by Fr. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Rector of St. Joseph Cathedral Distraction is something we all deal with whether in prayer, the workplace or at home with the kids. We try to drive and talk on the cellphone at the same … 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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