Start your year with Bible study

Start your year with Bible study

Join the group for excellent study and prayer with St Paul’s Letter to the Philippians, beginning Jan. 6. Virtual discussion gatherings are held on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm, using the Google Meet app. We use the Lectio series on Formed.org, which employs prayerful reading and study to dive into the truths of our faith, enlighten our…


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Take a 12 Days of Christmas stroll

Take a 12 Days of Christmas stroll

December 18, 2020

Thanks to the artistic talent of several parishioners and friends, the 12 Days of Christmas are posted throughout the parish grounds. Each day represents a core belief of our Christian faith.  And—as many folks know—they make for a fun and silly song that can enthusiastically be sung this time of year! Traditionally, the 12 Days of Christmas begin on December…

Here’s help

Here’s help

December 11, 2020

The faithful have always been called upon to help each other through direct aid and by advancing the work of the Church through the sharing of their treasure. Here are some recent ways such love of neighbor is evidenced in our own community: The Parishioner Crisis Assistance Program (PCAP) is available for parishioners who may find themselves struggling due to…

Hey, don’t we know him?

Hey, don’t we know him?

December 11, 2020

You’ve seen and heard Fr. Mark Hollis on your computer screen before, when he’s presided during one of our livestreamed liturgies. But here’s a chance to hear him talk on another topic of interest. At the next Theology on the Rocks event on Monday, December 14, at 7:00pm, Fr. Hollis, retired spiritual director at St. Mary Seminary, will present on…

Special reconciliation schedule

December 11, 2020

For the remainder of Advent, the sacrament of reconciliation will be celebrated at Saint Patrick Parish on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4:50pm to 5:20pm (before the 5:30pm weekday liturgy) and at Saint Malachi Parish on Tuesday and Friday afternoons from 12:30pm to 1:00pm (following the noon Mass). At Saint Patrick Parish, the temporary space for confessions is in the…

Deadlines

December 11, 2020

Due to holiday deadlines from LPi (the publisher of our weekly bulletin), all content submissions for the weeks of December 20 and December 27, 2020, and January 3, 2021, must be in no later than December 14. You can call the rectory at 216-631-6872 with any last-minute information. New developments and updated information is also shared via a weekly email…

Mercy, hope & solace

Mercy, hope & solace

December 11, 2020

A litany is an ancient form of prayer made up of petitions or invocations alternating with responses. More than five hundred years ago, pilgrims prayed such a litany within the sanctuary constructed around a former dwelling of the Blessed Virgin Mary that was said to have been transported by angels from Nazareth to Loreto, Italy. Now known as the Litany…

Support retired religious

Support retired religious

December 11, 2020

“We don’t know what the future holds, but it’s all God’s work.”Sister Theresa McGrath, 86, a member of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be on Saturday, December 12, and Sunday, December 13, 2020. Funding to support aging religious communities this year is critical. Donations go directly for…