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ST. LUCY

A Time for new vision, hope and light St. Lucy’s Feast Day (Lucia Day) comes annually in the middle of Advent on Dec. 13. St. Lucy is the patron saint […]

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ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

St. Francis of Assisi was born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone; Francesco d’Assisi (Italian); Franciscus Assisiensis (Latin) in1181 or 1182 and died on Oct. 3, 1226. He was venerated and […]

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ST. TERESA OF AVILA

Teresa of Ávila, born Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada, is called St. Teresa of Jesus. She was born March 28, 1515, and died on Oct. 1582. She was a Spanish […]

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ST. ROSALIA

St. Rosalia (1130–1166), also called La Santuzza or “The Little Saint,” and in Sicilian as “Rusulia,” is the patron saint of Palermo in Italy, Camargo in Chihuahua, Mexico, and three […]

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STS. DONATO, BERNARD, ROCCO

Our church has a statue and a window of St. Rocco, a statue of St. Donato, and a window of St. Bernard of Clairvaux. The feasts of these men are […]

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ST. ANNE

Story of St. Anne (Adapted from the Church of St. Anne, Rockhill, SC) St. Anne was born in Bethlehem and married Joachim from Nazareth in Galilee. Joachim was a shepherd […]

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OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL

Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Pietro Novelli, 1641) “All Are Welcome” (Haugen) This song has been used to celebrate our parish anniversaries and major feastdays, and always for the weekend […]

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JESUS’ SACRED HEART

The month of June is dedicated in the Catholic calendar to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, whose celebrated on the Friday of the third week after Pentecost (June 19, 2020) […]

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MARY, MOTHER OF GOD

Three Things Mary Teaches Us (Father Ian VanHeusen) Why Catholics Call Mary Their Mother  (Father Mike Schmitz) Mary, the First Disciple (Catholic National Shrine 2020) Mary, the Blessed Virgin (Catholic […]