Prayers for Children – South Sudan

September 15, 2017 – An introduction to the newest country, Republic of South Sudan, was given by Father John from South Sudan. He spoke of severe problems due to war – ethnic cleansing, famine, destruction (scorched earth), and thousands – millions fleeing to refuge centers. And the children with no parents also fleeing in groups to the centers. So many are children parenting their younger siblings. Let us remember these children and all children in positive thoughts, prayer and blessing. …

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Fr. John from the Catholic Diocese of Tombura Yambio South Sudan

It’s not too late to support the work of Fr. John Ngbapia and the Diocese of Tombura-Yambio in South Sudan.  Fr. John spoke to us the last weekend of August for the Mission Cooperative Appeal.  You can learn more about the desperate situation in South Sudan by clicking here, or listening to Fr. John’s homily. You may drop off your donation at the parish at anytime or place it in the offertory basket on Sunday.  Checks should be made to …

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And the Journey Continues…in Support of Transitional Deacons

August 12, 2017 – from our Deacon Couple: (Visit here to read all of Deacon Jay and Candy’s blogs) Today was our first day back at the Cathedral since ordination.  We were here to support those being ordained as Transitional Deacons (TDs). Some of the Permanent Deacons (PDs) present, including Deacon Jay, assisted as ministers of the cup for communion. The Mass was led by Bishop Joseph Brennan. We were informed that this was the first time that the PDs …

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