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Start: Feb 17 2019 8:00 am

Low Mass at 8:00am; High Mass at 10:30am.  Please join us for refreshments in the hall after either Mass.

Proper on page 274.  Preface of the Most Holy Trinity on page 884.

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Start: Feb 18 2019 12:10 pm

St. Simeon, who was closely related to the Blessed Virgin, became Bishop of Jerusalem after St. James.  As a martyr of the faith, he was crucified under Trajan at the age of 120 years A.D. 106.

Proper on pages 1190, 986.  Common Preface on page 886.

 

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Start: Feb 19 2019 7:00 am

Proper on leaflet available at the entrance.  Common Preface on page 886. 

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Start: Feb 20 2019 12:10 pm

Proper on page 1633.  Preface of St. Joseph on page 885.
 
To be convinced how much the intercession of St. Joseph prevails with Jesus Christ, we have only to consider these words of the Evangelist: "And he was subject to them." The Son of God employed thirty years assiduously obeying Joseph and Mary! It was sufficient for Joseph, by the least word or sign, to show that he wished Him to do anything; Jesus immediately obeyed. This humble obedience of Jesus teaches us that the dignity of Joseph is above that of all the other Saints, except that of the Queen of Saints.
 
Let us hear what St. Teresa says of the confidence which all should place in the protection of St. Joseph: "To the other Saints," she says, "it appears that the Lord may have granted to succor us on particular occasions; but to this Saint, as experience proves, He has granted to help us on all occasions. Our Lord would teach us, that, as He was pleased to be subject to Joseph upon the earth, so He is now pleased to grant whatever this Saint asks for in heaven. Others whom I have recommended to have recourse to Joseph, have known this from experience. I never knew anyone who was particularly devout to him, that did not continually advance more and more in virtue. For the love of God, let him who believes not this make his own trial. And I do not know how anyone can think of the Queen of Angels, at the time when she labored so much in the infancy and childhood of Jesus, and not return thanks to Joseph for the assistance which he rendered both to the Mother and to the Son."
 
We should be particularly devout to Saint Joseph, that he may obtain for us a happy death.

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Start: Feb 21 2019 12:10 pm

The proper may be found on a leaflet in the vestibule.

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Start: Feb 22 2019 7:00 am

Proper on page 1134.  Preface of the Apostles on page 886.

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Start: Feb 23 2019 8:00 am

Proper on pages 1190, 1032.  Common Preface on page 886. 

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