Browsing the 2013 archive of Blog

Browsing the 2013 archive of Blog

Daily Reading

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 2/20/13

Confiteor

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 2/14/13

During Lent we plan to recite the Confiteor during our weekend liturgies. “Confiteor” is Latin for “I confess,” and comes from the first line of the prayer. This was retranslated a couple years ago, so you’ll want to have your prayer card handy during Mass! Here is the full ... Read More »

Lenten Calendar for Kids

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 2/14/13

Click here for a Lenten Activity to do with your children, great way to keep the younger ones involved.

Ash Wednesday

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 2/13/13

Our liturgy schedule is:

6:30AM – Mass

9:00AM – Mass

12:15PM – Word and Communion service

5:30PM – Mass

* Ashes will be distributed at all four liturgies.

* Not sure what a “Word and Communion service” is?  Deacon Paul Zimmerman explains it this way:

Since the early days ... Read More »

Mark Your Calendar

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 2/07/13

Volunteer Appreciation Friday, May 3rd,    5:30pm – 7:30pm Watch for exciting details

How to Pray - Ten Simple Rules

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 2/06/13

1. Pray where you are. God is present everywhere and ready to listen. 2. Pray, when possible, in a quiet place where you can be alone. It is well to fix your mind deliberately on God, apart from confusing distractions. 3. Pray to God simply and naturally, as to ... Read More »

Stewardship

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 1/28/13

Didn’t catch Fr. Thompson’s homily on January 20th? Have no fear; it’s on our website homepage! On the right side, look under “Sunday Homilies” and listen to his homily during 10:00 Mass on January 20. Then remember to pick up your stewardship packet to save us mailing costs; and ... Read More »

Bad Weather and Mass

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 1/26/13

Several people have asked me about what to do if they can’t make it to Mass because of bad weather. First, let me say that we never cancel weekend Mass because of weather. Even if only the priest and one other brave soul show up, we’ll have Mass. The ... Read More »

Lenten Scripture Study

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 1/24/13

Sign up now for Lenten Scripture Study!  Loyola’s Six Weeks with the Bible discussion groups begin Tuesday, February 12 and Thursday, February 14.  Each group of 10-12 adults meets weekly for one-and-a-half hours for six weeks.

For these sessions, groups will discuss the book The Psalms: An Invitation to ... Read More »

2013 Stewardship Packets

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 1/18/13

Please stop by Pius Hall after all liturgies on January 19th and 20th to pick up your Stewardship Packets.  Enjoy refreshments!  Help us save on the cost of mailing your packets.