Courtesy of Catholic Stewardship Consultants (Aug/Sept. 2023 Newsletter) It was only about five months ago that Mary Warren began leading the Children’s Rosary. She is hoping that this ministry will provide an opportunity for children to not only learn how to pray the Rosary but also to develop a
Order of Christian Initiation for Adults: Bringing Others to the Love of Christ and the Truth of the Catholic Church
In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus gave His disciples their Great Commission, “Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I
Courtesy of Catholic Stewardship Consultants – Aug/Sept 2023 The most powerful thing we can do is go to Mass — it is where heaven meets earth. It is where we bring ourselves to the Father and, united with Christ in the Holy Spirit, we offer ourselves in a sacrifice of praise.
“Caring for the Whole Person” As Pope Francis once said during his first visit to the U.S., “The Son of God came into this world as a homeless person. The Son of God knew what it was to start life without a roof over His head.” Every person facing homelessness,
Why We Do What We Do at Mass: A Look at the Postures and Gestures During Our Central Act of Catholic Worship The Sacred Liturgy is rich with gestures, postures, and symbols that engage our five senses so that we worship God with our entire being. You are likely familiar
Bible Study Provides Opportunities to Grow in Faith and Understanding of Scripture: “You Always Learn Something New” It’s common for children and youth to go through Faith Formation and Sacramental Prep classes. But all too often, people stop attending formation opportunities after receiving their sacraments. Our Catholic faith is so
Is there any better tradition of fellowship in our church than sharing coffee and donuts after Mass? There is a reason why this opportunity to spend time with our parish community is such a long-storied part of the church. After we come together on Sundays to worship our Lord by
We dedicate the month of June to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in veneration and in gratitude for His merciful heart and His redeeming love for mankind. The Sacred Heart of Jesus is probably the most widely recognized representation of Christ’s divine love and unwavering compassion for all of humanity.
from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish Newsletter — Apr/May 2023 by Catholic Stewardship Consultants The journey to Deacon Craig Camello’s entry into the diaconate has always been a journey bound in faith. And as we enter into the celebration of Easter through the journey of Lent, Deacon Craig is working to
from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish Newsletter — Apr/May 2023 by Catholic Stewardship Consultants When a friend or family member is going through an overwhelming time in his or her life, we are called to reach out to our loved ones to offer them support. In the same way, we are
from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish Newsletter — Apr/May 2023 by Catholic Stewardship Consultants The Rosary is a prayer that developed from a long history with roots going as far back as the third-century Desert Fathers’ prayer ropes, and St. Dominic’s dream in the year 1208. The word rosary refers to
from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish Newsletter — Feb-Mar 2023 by Catholic Stewardship Consultants Many longtime members of St. Michael the Archangel will remember talks of constructing a parish center taking place 30-plus years ago. The project has seen many setbacks over the years. Finally, the Grace Parish Center will open
from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish Newsletter — Feb-Mar 2023 by Catholic Stewardship Consultants Early Sunday morning, before 7 a.m. English/`Ōlelo Hawai`i Mass, our clergy get a special delivery of beautiful lei made by parishioner, Kumu Keoni Jenny, that will adorn their vestments during the Sacred Liturgy. “I love to do
STEWARDSHIP: What to do With a Windfall? from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish Newsletter — Feb-Mar 2023 by Catholic Stewardship Consultants A businessman sells some property for a nice profit. A woman retires from a 20-year career at age 43. A high school student discovers he has an exceptional talent for
By Deacon Sándor Hernández Morales This year on the Solemnity of The Body and Blood of the Lord, Corpus Christi Sunday, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) launched a National Eucharistic Revival with a myriad of Eucharistic processions and adoration throughout the country. The revival is composed of