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Readings and Homilies for the Feast of the Holy Family, Dec. 30-31, 2017 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

This past weekend, we celebrated the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. Fr. Newton's homily focused on the family, and the Holy Family of Nazareth in particular, as a school of prayer and and an icon of the Holy Trinity and the domestic church. In ... Read More »

This Weekend’s Family Feasts

Posted by Jim Thorp

This weekend we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family at the regular Mass times, followed by the Feast of Mary, Mother of God, on New Year’s Eve at 6 p.m. and New Year’s Day at 9 a.m.  We’ve already shared an explanation of Mary, Mother of God on ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Feast of the Nativity, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (English and Bilingual)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On Sunday night and Monday morning, we celebrated the Feast of the Nativity, or Christmas. (Due to the quick turnaround from Sunday and the extra Masses for Christmas, we had a bilingual Mass at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve, but no Spanish Mass.) Fr. Mark's homily shared the story of his own ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for Dec. 23-24, 2017 (English only)

Posted by Jim Thorp

This past weekend we celebrated the fourth Sunday in Advent, when we light the final candle on our Advent wreaths and, this year, anticipate the coming of Christmas already on Sunday evening and Monday morning. (Due to the quick turnaround and extra Masses with Christmas, we did not have a Spanish ... Read More »

Grow Your Faith With Upcoming Studies, Retreats and Workshops

Posted by Jim Thorp

Adults interested in going deeper in their Catholic faith will have plenty of opportunities in the coming weeks—but the time to register is now!

Between now and early March, you can take advantage of the following studies, retreats and workshops at Saint Andrew and the surrounding area: Revelation Bible ... Read More »

New Year’s or Mary, Mother of God?

Posted by Jim Thorp

Many Catholics attend Mass on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day out of tradition or habit, but not everyone knows why. In reality, the practice is more than a tradition and has nothing to do with the start of the secular New Year.

Every Jan. 1, the Catholic ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for Dec. 16-17, 2017 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

This past weekend we celebrated the third Sunday in Advent, or Gaudete Sunday, when we light the rose-colored candle on our Advent wreaths and are called to rejoice in the Lord's past and future coming. In Fr. Newton's homily, he reminds us that it's easy to rejoice when life is ... Read More »

CCW Just Warming Up With Bake Sale This Weekend!

Posted by Jim Thorp

While the Saint Andrew Council of Catholic Women (CCW) is hosting a Holiday Bake Sale at the church this weekend, they want parishioners—especially women—to know they are just warming up. What: Holiday Bake Sale When: Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 16-17, after all Masses Where: Church of Saint Andrew

CCW ... Read More »

Called & Gifted Coming In January!

Posted by Jim Thorp

Every wonder how God has gifted you? Here’s your chance to find out! The Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute and the Catherine of Siena Institute are bringing the Called & Gifted Workshop to the Church of Saint Andrew this January, and everyone is invited.

Come learn about the ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for Dec. 9-10, 2017 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

This past weekend we celebrated the second Sunday in Advent, when we are called to make straight the pathways of the Lord. Fr. Mark's homily asks us what we put ahead of God and why. He encourages us to use this time of preparation to strive to put God first and foremost ... Read More »