St. Alexander's and St. Joseph's

Browsing the 2017 archive of Blog

Browsing the 2017 archive of Blog

From Scripture

Posted by Angel Aquila on 8/10/17

Matthew 16:13-20, The Rock for ages   The events in this passage lay the foundations for the Catholic Church.  In it, Jesus asked his disciples who people said he was.  Then he asked them, "Who do you say that I am?"  It was a question about Jesus' identity, not ... Read More »

St. Rose of Lima

Posted by Angel Aquila on 8/09/17

     Born in colonial Peru, Rose worked constantly to help her poverty-stricken family.  From early on, she wanted to become a nun and practiced heavy penances.  When her parents tried to make her marry, she marred her face with pepper and cut her hair to deter suitors.  She ... Read More »

Why Do Catholics Do That?

Posted by Angel Aquila on 8/08/17

What is Transubstantiation?      During Mass, although the appearance doesn't change, the substance of the bread offered by the priest is changed into the substance of the Body of Christ.  The same is true of the wine - its substance is changed into Christ's Blood.      Catholics ... Read More »

Second Collection July 29/30

Posted by Angel Aquila on 7/28/17

 MISSION COOPERATIVE PLAN

Supports our diocesan Solidarity of Faith efforts in the Diocese of Lattakia in Syria; our former mission in Mollendo, Peru; U.S. Bishops appeal for Latin America; all other mission projects the Diocese deems part of evangelization efforts.

From Our Pastor

Posted by Angel Aquila on 7/20/17

PLEASE EXTEND A WARM WELCOME!

At the request of the Diocesan Vocations office, we will soon have with us at St. Alexander's and St. James, a seminarian wtih the Society of the Missionaries of Africa known as the Whitefathers.  Collins Otibu is from Boki, Cross River State, Nigeria, who ... Read More »

ADULT ALTAR SERVERS FOR FUNERAL MASSES

Posted by Angel Aquila on 7/20/17

Would you - both adult women and men - be interested in assisting the priest at Funerals?  This ministry is a corporal work of mercy through your prayerful presence serving at the Altar during a family's time of grief and loss.  Adult Servers will receive thorough instructions before beginning ... Read More »

Garage Sale

Posted by Angel Aquila on 7/20/17

Friday, August 25 & Saturday August 26

8:00 am - 3:00 pm at St. Joseph's

Volunteers needed for garage sale, clothing store, bakers and sellers of baked goodies

Please! NO electronics, NOTHING broken, NO items nobody would buy.  YES!  Accepting clothes separately for the clothing store.  Questions:  Call Jackie ... Read More »