Monthly Archives: October 2017

Connection between the dead and the living

At this time of year, with Halloween, All Saints, and All Souls, people often begin to reflect a bit more than they usually do around the issues of death and dying.

The following article points out that there is much is our history that might be worth retrieving as we in contemporary times struggle to come to terms with our own mortality.

How the dead danced with the living in medieval society

365 Days to Deeper Faith

This first-of its-kind guide to the Catechism of the Catholic Church will help you read through the entire Catechism in just one year!

As a year guide, 365 Days to Deeper Faith will take you from paragraph 1 to 1,865 with daily readings marking the course of your progress through the teachings of the Catholic Church.

What a great way to start the New Liturgical Year!  Click link to order.

http://store.usccb.org/365-days-to-deeper-faith-p/7-577.htm?utm_source=mailchimp-preorder&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=365-catechism&goal=0_235521aba1-43b6aaeca3-185114105&mc_cid=43b6aaeca3&mc_eid=7855413f85

 

St. John Paul II Relic and Our Lady of Fatima Statue Coming Soon

The Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary invite you to participate in the Veneration of the Official Relic of the Blood of St. John Paul II.  November 6, 2017 at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Parkway, Houston, TX, 77002.

Catholic-Methodist Dialogue

Pope Francis meets with the World Methodist Council Oct. 19, 2017. (Credit: L’Osservatore Romano.)

Vatican City, Oct 19, 2017 / 07:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Marking 50 years of Catholic-Methodist dialogue, Pope Francis on Thursday told members of both traditions that when it comes to future relations, simply speaking about reconciliation is not enough – we must actually pray and work for it.  To read the complete article, go to:

https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-to-methodists-reconciliation-is-more-than-talk-it-needs-action-96674

Catechetical Modules Being Offered

On Saturday, November 11, 2017, the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis will be offering Catechetical Modules at St. Maximilian Kolbe.  If you are a catechist working towards earning your Catechist Certificate, please check out this website:

http://archgh.cvent.com/events/catechist-modules/event-summary-4851f791c16d43e5ba94760f104c09b8.aspx

to register for upcoming modules.

Jesus, the Master Teacher, Understood the Value of Stories

Our young people are being inundated with stories daily, many of which are not in their best interest spiritually, morally, or emotionally, but which can have a profound effect on their way of thinking and behaving. We need to counteract those stories with stories of our own; stories of our faith, stories of love, forgiveness, hope, and resurrection.

To read the full article go to: http://rclbenziger.com/jesus-master-teacher-understood-value-stories-mary-regina-morrell