Prayers for Children- August 15

August 15, 2017.     World Humanitarian Day – August 19 – is designated by the UN to celebrate the spirit of humanity.  We honor those who gave their lives working for others and those today helping millions of people.  Always children come first.  Daily we see children starving, fighting disease, prostituted, enslaved …..  In joined humanity, let us keep these children and all children of the world in  prayer, positive energy and blessing.  Each day in our communities we …

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Karl Holtsnider Recognized by Pope Francis

We are delighted that Karl Holtsnider, our retired Parish Administrator and Mission Haiti co-founder, has recently been awarded the Papal Honor “Benemerenti.”  The name of the award is translated as serving with distinction, and recognizes his personal commitment both to the Church and to the Holy Father.  An Archdiocesan celebration of Vespers with blessing of those receiving ecclesiastical honors has been scheduled for Sunday, September 3 at 3:30 p.m. at the Cathedral.  We hope many of our parishioners will attend …

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July 15 – Prayers for Children

Crisis in Africa. Now four nations face starvation, disease, no food, no water, drought, terrorism, war. There are 20 million men, women and children in desperate need with 1.4 million children at immediate risk of death. Their only hope are overcrowded refugee camps. One camp, the Dadaab camp has about 500,000 refugees with more arriving daily. As a concerned world, we must send positive energy, blessing and prayer to these desperate people, hoping for political change,and world response to famine relief. The …

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