On the day that we die, we want to go to heaven to be with God, the angels and saints, and our loved ones who have gone before us, to live for all eternity in peace and joy, but there is one enormous obstacle to our admittance to heaven: our sins.
July 22, 2016
For all who work in entertainment and the arts
July 21, 2016
For all doctors, nurses, and all who work in the fields of medicine and pharmacology
July 20, 2016
For all the unmarried
July 19, 2016
For all married couples
July 18, 2016
For all priests, bishops, cardinals, and our Holy Father
July 14, 2016
July 16 is the memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. It commemorates July 16, 1251, the day when the Blessed Mother Mary appeared to St. Simon Stock in England a number of years after he had made a visit to Mount Carmel. It is the patronal feast of the Carmelite religious order.
July 1, 2016
July 4 is the celebration of Independence Day, the birthday of our country, the United States of America, and our citizenship in this great nation. This national holiday is an occasion to reflect on the nature of dual citizenship, how a Christian is a citizen of a universal spiritual kingdom, the Kingdom of God, and an earthly kingdom, our country, the United States.
June 24, 2016
St. Cyril was born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 370 AD. His family was of the noble class. His uncle was Patriarch Theophilus of Alexandria. Cyril received a classical and theological education under his uncle, who eventually ordained him to the priesthood. A number of years later, in 412 AD, he succeeded his uncle as the patriarch or bishop of Alexandria.
June 17, 2016
Join the Marriage, Family and Life Office in praying a novena for chastity and purity in the world.