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MASS TIMES

 Our Lady of the Meadows Parish (map)

23 Starling Dr, Pueblo, CO 81005
719-561-3580

Confession 4 PM Saturday
Mass: Saturday 5 PM
Sunday
7:30 AM and 11 AM .

Monday 7 AM - Morning Prayer
Tuesday-Friday 7 AM - Mass

Holy Days:    Vigil - 5:15 PM,
    Mass of the Holy Day - 7AM

 

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Sunday, 9:15 AM

 

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Rev. Monsignor James King, Pastor


 

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Praising God and serving His flock for 37 years

 

 

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Lord our God, when your Son was dying on the altar of the cross, he gave us as our mother the one he had chosen to be his own mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary; grant that we who call upon the holy name of Mary, our mother, with confidence in her protection may receive strength and comfort in all our needs.

Marian Sacramentary, Mass for the Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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UPCOMING EVENTS AT OLM
(see Bulletin for further info)

 

Lenten Collection

The fourth weekend Lenten collection is for the Posada Homeless Teens Program. Some items needed are back packs, sleeping bags, bar soap, brushes, combs, tubes of sun screen, bottled water and 100% juice boxes.


Bible Study

Thursdays at noon and 7 p.m. in the Parish Center Library

2017 Lenten Series

The Cross of Christ - A Meditation, Mar 2 and Mar 9

The Passion of Christ - A Meditation, Mar 16 and Mar 23

Bible Study sheets will be available each week
on the kiosk by the west doors.

 

LENTEN CORNER

REGULATIONS

Fasting

Abstinence (no meat) is called for on all the Fridays of Lent, Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Catholics 14 years and older are bound to abstain from meat. Those physically unable to abstain, pregnant and nursing mothers are exempt.

Fasting means having only one full meal to maintain one’s strength. Two smaller, meatless and penitential meals are permitted according to one’s needs, but they should not together equal the one full meal. Eating solid foods between meals is not permitted. Catholics from age 18 through age 59 are bound to fast, but those with physical ailments, pregnant and nursing mothers are exempt. Fasting is required Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

Almsgiving -- Rice Bowls

“Rice Bowls” is the Lenten almsgiving program from Catholic Relief Services. Please pick up your Rice Bowl in the back of the churches the first Sunday of Lent. Use the inserted calendar to form your lenten practices. Rice Bowls should be returned on Palm Sunday. Please be generous.

LENTEN ADULT FORMATION

Thursdays noon & 7:00 p.m. in the Library at OLM

The Passion of Christ --A Meditation with Ron Rolheiser, OMI

March 16 and March 23

SOUP AND STATIONS

Fridays during Lent -- Soup and Bread, 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall Bring your favorite meatless soup or bread, share fellowship and Pray the Stations at 7:00 p.m. in the Church at OLM Each week a different group will host the supper.

 

LENTEN RECONCILIATION SERVICES

Wednesday, March 22    6:30 p.m.     Christ the King

Wednesday, March 29    6:00 p.m.     St. Pius X

Saturday, April 1           8:45 a.m.     St. Mary Help of Christians

Monday, April 3            6:30 p.m.     St. Francis Xavier

Thursday, April 6          6:30 p.m.     Shrine of St. Therese

Sunday, April 9             5:00 p.m.     St. Michael, Canon City

Monday, April 10           7:00 p.m.     Our Lady of the Meadows

 


Whole Community Catechesis

“Growing Up Catholic”

Growing Up Catholic every Sunday, 10:00-10:45 a.m. in the Parish Center.
For information or to register, call Chris at 561-3580.

 


Learn - Deepen - Defend - Instruct

Gifts

Get your inspirational CD and book
from the kiosk in the Narthex, Today!
or
Order on line at www.lighthousecatholicmedia.org

 


 

Parish Calendar Of Events

Click here for Month-at-a-Glance Events

 

This Week's Bulletin

King's Korner

 

 

2017 campaign is underway.
Thank you for your support in meeting our 2016 goal.
Click image above for more info and to pledge online.

 

We Pray:
St Therese, beloved friend, we come before you in our need.
We know that you listen to us and approach God for and with us.
Please accept these petitions, hopes, needs and dreams.
Please present them to our loving Father so that God may do
what is best for us, for our loved ones, and for the fulfillment
of God's Kingdom. We ask you, dear friend, with bold
confidence and loving surrender you taught us.
We make this prayerful petition in the name of Jesus
and through thepower of His Spirit. Amen

 

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mystical Rose,
make intercession for the Holy Church, protect our Holy Father,
help all those who invoke you in their needs,
teach us your way of gentleness and strength,
hope in the midst of the bitterness of life, burning charity,
and the precious gift of final perseverance. Amen

 

 


 

Hospitalized?

If you or a loved one are hospitalized and would like Father Jim to visit you, please call the parish office or ask the hospital chaplain to contact the parish. Because of privacy laws, hospitals do not publish lists of those who have been admitted to the hospital.

Monthly Food Drive

Remember to bring food donations the first weekend each month to all the Masses. Staples, canned hams, chicken, packaged meals and children’s snacks are always good. Please be generous

Whom do you call for information at the parish?

Is it Chris or Fran, Father Jim, Lynn, Linda, Blase or Mike?

When does Formation begin?

What do we offer?
 

You have questions.

We have answers.
 

Click here for a thumbnail sketch of all

we have to offer at OLM and whom you need to

speak. In the next couple of weeks we will provide

guidelines and explanations for sacraments,

formation and other parish information

 

Ministry Minutes are available at the office.
Check out what is happening in the Parish ministries

Click here for a message and info on Parish Council



RCIA-RCIC

Do you know someone who has never been baptized, but has asked you questions about the faith? Or maybe someone who has been baptized in another faith has asked how to be a Catholic.

Our Rite of Christian Initiation for adults and for children run all year.

If you have questions, call Chris at 561-3580.

 

Ministry of Consolation -- Bereavement Ministry

It is the goal of the community of Our Lady of the Meadows that no member should suffer the loss of a loved one in isolation.

To that end, we are pleased to offer ongoing supportive

and pastoral services for the bereaved through the ministry of consolation.

These services include a monthly support group on the second Thursday of each month; routine contact by telephone and mail, as desired; assistance at funerals and receptions.

All services are free and available to parishioners or any family member who is experiencing the loss of a loved one.

It is our hope that, through these pastoral services, those suffering a loss may come to know the loving support of the faith community.

For more information contact the parish office, or Paula Giordano at 561-2958.

 



CATHOLIC YOUTH MINISTRY

Phone number -- 561-3580

Linda Davis -- lindadavis81004@yahoo.com

Chris Armstrong -- Chris@olm-parish.com

For current updates check the www.pueblocatholicyouth.org calendar

Facebook: Our Lady of the Meadows Catholic Community

Voice Mail: 719-564-2696, ext. 215 (wait for message -- about 30 seconds)

 

Baptism Preparation

Baptism preparation will continue November 19 (noon -2:00

p.m.) in the Parish Center. Parents are reminded that in order to

have your child baptized, you must attend this preparation

session. The next one will take place after the first of the year.

First Communion

Please pray for our children
 Contact Chris for more information at 561-3580
 

Sacrament of Confirmation

Please pray for our Confirmation candidates seeking to celebrate the sacrament of Confirmation Thursday, May 4, at St. Paul the Apostle  in Pueblo West. Time TBA.
Contact Linda or Chris for more information at 561-3580

 

Newman Club
for Central, Centennial and South High Schools

Catholic Newman Clubs continue Tuesdays at Central and Centennial and Wednesdays at South. Just one more way to be with teens in their own space! We have applied for a grant to expand the clubs to East and County high schools. Prayers would be greatly appreciated that we are granted the monies to fund the Newman Clubs.

Great news! A Catholic Newman Club will begin at East High School in March. Details are still being worked out -- watch the bulletin for details. Clubs at Central, Centennial and South continue to meet during lunches.

 

Middle & High School

Middle and High School Youth Ministry News

Souper Bowl of Caring

We thank our teens for collecting food and stocking our pantries. The collection for the Posada Teen Homelessness Project was $707.23 Once again, thanks for your generosity!!

 

Click here for an explanation of our Youth Ministry Process

 

 

Theology on Tap

Theology on Tap is for young adults in their 20’s and 30’s. The event includes coming together in local pub to listen to a short presentation and then discussion about the topic. Drinking alcohol is optional. It is a great way for young adults to join together to talk about issues that affect them. The next session and Presentation topic is TBA. Call the parish for more info. 719-561-3580

 

Evangelization with a youthful perspective:

Fellowship of Catholic University Students

 

Interested in Lectoring?

Youth interested in becoming lectors should talk to Chris or Father

Jim. A training session will take place during Thanksgiving break.

Day and time to be determined.

Interested in Serving?

We are needing youngsters fourth grade and older who would like to be trained to serve the Mass on weekends and holy days. A training session will take place during Thanksgiving break. Talk to Chris or Father Jim if you are interested. Day and time to be determined

Father John Power Basketball League

League is open to 2nd — 8th grade boys and girls.
You can register on-line at www.fatherpowers.org.,
e-mail at fatherjohnpowerbasketball@yahoo.com, or call Jamie at 250-6630. The League is also looking for volunteers for more information or to volunteer call Jamie

Interested in joining Serra Club

The Pueblo Serra Club is part of a worldwide organization formally recognized by the Holy See as the global lay apostolate for vocations in the Catholic Church. The Mission of Serra Club is to support spiritually, physically and financially the increase of vocation efforts within the Diocese of Pueblo and to be a positive reinforcement for our priests and religious. The Club become supporters of those contemplating a religious vocation and mentor those in the discernment process and those in seminaries. The club meets the first and third Saturday of each month (9:00-11:00 a.m.) at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Parish Hall. It is open to anyone interested. For more information contact Rose Marie Stimpfl at 720-363-6057.

 


 

2017 campaign under way.
Thank you for your support last year in meeting our goal.
Click image above for more info and to pledge online.
 


Marriage Resources


MARRIAGE MOMENTS

A good marriage is not recognized by the absence of

conflict, but the presence of peacemaking. One sign

of a healthy marital relationship is the desire of a

husband and wife to seek unity when there are disagreements

and differences. (Family Minute)

PARENTING POINTERS

Children whine and complain. (OK, adults do this too.)

Join with your child to make a "Gratitude List." See

how many things you can each think of for which you

are grateful.

 

Click here For Registration info

The weekend is designed to help married couples communicate more intimately in order to deepen and enrich their relationship. The weekend is free from everyday routines, distractions and tensions. An atmosphere is created where the husband and wife can concentrate exclusively on each other in a private confidential environment.

A series of presentations that touch on many aspects of marriage is given by three couples and a Catholic priest.

After each presentation the couple has time in the privacy of their own room for personal sharing using the communication techniques learned on the weekend. There are no"group discussions." The weekend starts at 8:00 p.m. on Friday and runs until 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. All faith expressions are welco
me!

Call Glen & Toni Gallegos 719-591-9045 for more info

Click here for schedule of future encounters in Colorado

Couples....want to give each other something really special this Valentine’s

Day? How about a gift filled with Romance and Excitement? That's just the

beginning of what you will receive on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter

Weekend. For more information call Glen & Toni Gallegos at 719-591-9045

or socowwmereg@gmail.com.

Upcoming dates:  June 2-4, and October 13-15.

Already Encountered?
Join the Southern Colorado Community every third Saturday of the month for fellowship, presentations, dialogue and other events.Sign up as a prayer couple, application couple or community support for upcoming weekends.Join a local Sharing Group

Call Glen & Toni Gallegos (719) 650-2463 for details and upcoming


Thinking about Separation or Divorce?

RETROUVAILLE
... A LIFELINE FOR MARRIAGES

A program to Help Couples Heal and Renew their Marriages.
  • Do you feel lost, alone or bored in your marriage?
  • Are you frustrated, hurt or angry with your spouse?
  • Are you constantly fighting? Or, do you simply shut down?
  • Have you thought about separation or divorce?
  • Does talking about it only make it worse?

    ... Retrouvaille provides marriage help!

click here for more info

or

For confidential information about or to register for upcoming programs, call (303) 317-5111 or email:dialov1282@gmail.com or visit the web site at www.HelpOurMarriage.com

Next Colorado Workshop:   Denver   3/17/2017


Natural Family Planning:

 

THE NFPI WEB-BASED HOME STUDY COURSE

 

What is it? The NFPI home-study course is a convenient way for couples to complete an NFP course for self-instruction and as a normal part of preparation for marriage.

 

What will you do and learn?

In the NFPI Home Study Course, you will-

* Study the NFPI manual, Natural Family Planning: The Complete Approach.

* Learn how to observe, record, and interpret the signs of female fertility.

* Learn Catholic teaching about love, marriage, sexuality and responsible parenthood.

* Understand that teaching in terms of the Christian marriage covenant.

 

What's the process?

You will complete a series of three tests based upon the NFPI manual, Natural Family Planning: The Complete Approach. You will be sent one test at a time. You will answer the questions or apply rules based on the readings. After you have successfully completed the first test, you will be sent the second test. When you successfully complete the second, you will be sent the third test. After the three tests are completed, you will be asked to interpret two charts.

 

More information can be obtained at the NFPI website: www.NFPandmore.org

Follow the Home Study Course Link.

A donation is requested.

 

 

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Pope Francis' Daily Spiritual Reflections
 

Our Holy Father's Prayer Intentions for March:


Support for Persecuted Christians: That persecuted Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church.

 

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Diocese of Pueblo




The Most Reverend Stephen J. Berg
Bishop of Pueblo

Diocesan Calendar can be found here: www.dioceseofpueblo.org/calendar

Diocese of Pueblo Prayer for Vocations

Almighty God, ever faithful to Your word,
You have promised to send us shepherds and leaders
after Your own heart to gather and guide us.
We thank You for those priests and religious
who are persevering in their vocations,
and ask You to send them an increase in fellow laborers with Christ
for the salvation of souls.

Mary, Queen of Vocations, Pray for us.

St. Therese of the Child Jesus, patroness of our diocese, Pray for us.


Diocesan Newspaper 
Today's Catholic
 
The Diocese of Pueblo recently rolled out a brand new email blast, the "Today's Catholic Blast." The purpose of this new blast is to supplement the print newspaper and better inform parishioners all across the diocese of the happenings from both the chancery offices and parishes. It will be sent monthly, is FREE, and will be open to anyone! To subscribe, visit www.dioceseofpueblo.org/subscriptions

Catholic Issues


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Our Prayer

 


The LORD bless you and keep you!
The LORD let his face shine upon
you, and be gracious to you!
The LORD look upon you kindly and
give you peace!

 


 

A message from the Bishop concerning the future of the Diocese

 

 


 

VINCENTIAN MISSION PRAYER

BY SAINT JOHN GABRIEL PERBOYRE, CM.

Divine Savior, transform me into Yourself.

May my hands be Your hands.

May my tongue be Your tongue.

Grant that every faculty of my body

may serve only to glorify You.

Above all, transform my soul

and all its powers,

that my memory, my will and

my affections, may be the memory,

the will and the affections of You.

I pray You to destroy in me,

all that is not of You.

Grant that I may live but in You,

and by You, and for You,

and that I may truly say with St. Paul,

"I live now, not I, but Christ lives in me."


Prayers for the Deceased:

Please remember in your prayers: Erma M. Orazem; Rose Marie Bollinger; Paul D. Califano; Kevin B. Farris; Charlotte Bailey; Eddie Lee Hancock; Father Richard F. Becker; Charles Juinta; Rita C. Cordova; Frances Hruby; James William Coyne; Clifford Kitchen; Lily Garcia; Gilberto Garcia; Brian Montoya Walker; and all the deceased members of our parish, family, and friends



POINTS TO PONDER

 

Jesus, I Trust in You!
 


By asking for the Lord's mercy, trusting in His mercy, and sincerely trying to live His mercy in our lives, we can assure that we will never hear Him say of us, "Their hearts are far  from Me," but rather that wonderful promise, "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy."

 


RESPECT LIFE

 

I am Pro-Life because I am Pro-You.  Go You!

 

The desire to share in the creative spirit of God is deep within us.  Most people look forward to having children.  Sometimes having children of one's own isn't possible.  God is still giving couples the opportunity to share their love with others, maybe their own children, maybe adopted children, maybe other family members, or others in need.  Choosing to accept the gifts God gives and not mourn for those withheld takes courage to trust that what God wants for you comes from His love for you. 
 
Consider this situation - A married couple desperately wants to share their lives with a child of their own.  There are many medical interventions that offer the promise of giving them the baby they desire.
 
The sorrow of infertility is as painful now as it was for our Old Testament sisters Sarah and Rachel.  These women had fewer options presented to them to end their childlessness.  Today there are many medical interventions available.  Not all of them are life-affirming choices.  Take a look at what the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has to say about reproductive technology.  God may be offering a different opportunity to share your love.
 
Read "Begotten Not Made: A Catholic View Of Reproductive Technology"
 
In case you missed this on our Facebook page...

 


 

 

 

The 9 Forms of Infidelity in Marriage

(Hint: 8 of Them Don’t Involve Sex)

“We need to safeguard our marriages from infidelity in ALL its forms.”  By Dave Willis , protestant pastor.

 

I recently talked to an old friend whose marriage is in crisis. His wife has been having an ongoing affair with her personal trainer at the gym. The aftermath of the affair is ripping their family apart. What she naively assumed would just be a “harmless fling” is now having immeasurably devastating consequences for her marriage and their children. 

Infidelity destroys marriages. I see it every day. Typically, when we’re talking about “infidelity, we’re referring only to a sexual affair. While sexual affairs might be the most destructive form of infidelity, there are many other ways people can be unfaithful in marriage. Smaller acts of “infidelity” often lead to a sexual affair. We need to safeguard our marriages from infidelity in ALL its forms.

The literal definition of infidelity is simply broken trust or broken loyalty. If you want to protect your marriage from all forms of infidelity, please avoid the following behaviors. Preventing all nine of these acts of broken loyalty and trust are a vital ways to safeguard your marriage. If your marriage is currently struggling, please check out our new program designed specifically for couples in crisis at FightingForMyMarriage.com.

The nine most common forms of infidelity are (in no particular order): click to read more

 



PEACE & JUSTICE
 

Remember to pray for peace every day at noon.

“Peace is more than the absence of war. Peace is accord. Harmony.”

Laini Taylor, author of Daughter of Smoke and Bone



March is the Month of Saint Joseph

"Of all the people I have known with a true devotion and particular veneration for St. Joseph, not one has failed to advance in virtue; he helps those who turn to him to make real progress. For several years now, I believe, I have always made some request to him on his feast day, and it was always been granted; and when my request is not quite what it ought to be, he puts it right for my greater benefit."
St. Teresa of Avila

Prayer to St. Joseph

Oh St. Joseph whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the Throne of God, I place in you all my interests and desires.

Oh St. Joseph do assist me by your powerful intercession and obtain for me from your Divine Son all spiritual blessings through Jesus Christ, Our Lord; so that having engaged here below your Heavenly power I may offer my Thanksgiving and Homage to the most Loving of Fathers.

Oh St. Joseph, I never weary contemplating you and Jesus asleep in your arms. I dare not approach while He reposes near your heart.

Press Him in my name and kiss His fine Head for me, and ask Him to return the kiss when I draw my dying breath.

St. Joseph, Patron of departing souls, pray for us. Amen

 

Information taken fromwww.catholicculture.org

 


 

Click here for more on all of the
Feasts in the Month of
March

3. Katharine Drexel (USA), Opt. Mem.
4. Casimir of Poland, Opt. Mem.
5. First Sunday of Lent, Sunday
7. Perpetua and Felicity, Memorial
8. John of God, Opt. Mem.
9. Frances of Rome, Opt. Mem.
12. Second Sunday of Lent, Sunday
17. Patrick, Opt. Mem.
18. Cyril of Jerusalem, Opt. Mem.
19. Third Sunday of Lent, Sunday
20. Joseph, husband of Mary, Solemnity
23. Turibio de Mogrovejo, Opt. Mem.
25. Annunciation of the Lord, Sunday
26. Fourth Sunday of Lent, Sunday


Information taken fromwww.catholicculture.org

The Liturgy of the Word


Click for info on Today's Saint's Feast

Universalis

LITURGY OF THE HOURS


The Word of God

New American Bible

USCCB
Readings for Mass

 

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Daily Gospel Reflections:
From Daily Prayer Online
From Creighton University
From Don Schwager

 


The Culture of Life

 



Next Campaign Underway Mar 1 - Apr 9

Last campaign: Sept 28 – Nov 6, 2016;
more than 717 Lives saved.

40daysforlife.com

12688 Lives saved since 2007


How can we protect our children when we don't respect life?

Mother Teresa  I feel that the greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion, because it is a war against the child - a direct killing of the innocent child - murder by the mother herself. And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill one another? How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love, and we remind ourselves that love means to be willing to give until it hurts.--Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life, then, that you and your descendants may live, by loving the LORD, your God, obeying his voice, and holding fast to him. For that will mean life for you, a long life for you to live on the land which the LORD swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give to them. Dt 30:19-20

Let us Pray: Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle, be our protection against the malice and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him we humbly pray; and do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all evil spirits who wander through the world for the ruin of souls. Amen.

LOVE is to will the good of the other.

 

Whom you would change, you must first love
and they must know that you love them.
Martin Luther King

 

AND WE DO!
 

www.abortionforgiveness.com
 


Rachael's Vineyard
Healing

Pregnant? Need Help? Click here 

Priests for Life

Post Abortive Care


Silent No More
Awareness


The Monthly Word of Life is here! The English and Spanish versions of the
Word of Life are posted on the
Word of Life webpage.


Click for other Culture of Life Resources

 


 

ONLINE EDUCATION

Registration is open for anyone choosing to take a Dayton class during Cycle 1 in 2017. Classes begin Jan. 15 and end Feb. 18. To get a list of course offerings during this cycle check Dayton's website at vlc.udayton.edu. Go to course schedule and then click on Cycle 1. If you plan on taking any courses during this Cycle, it would be good to register now. Registration with Dayton does not end Until Jan. 11thbut sometimes classes get filled and they close the sessions.

I will be ending my ministry with the Diocese of Pueblo at the end of December. Deacon Steve Escalera will be taking over the Dayton program. Any questions can be referred to him at
sescalera@dioceseofpueblo.org.

 

The Chaplet of St. Michael

O God, come to my assistance. O Lord, make haste to help me. Glory be to the Father, etc.

[Say one Our Father and three Hail Mary's after each of the following nine salutations in honor of the nine Choirs of Angels]

1. By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Seraphim may the Lord make us worthy to burn with the fire of perfect charity.
Amen.

2. By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Cherubim may the Lord grant us the grace to leave the ways of sin and run in the paths of Christian perfection.
Amen.

3. By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Thrones may the Lord infuse into our hearts a true and sincere spirit of humility.
Amen.

4. By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Dominations may the Lord give us grace to govern our senses and overcome any unruly passions.
Amen.

5. By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Virtues may the Lord preserve us from evil and falling into temptation. Amen.

6. By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Powers may the Lord protect our souls against the snares and temptations of the devil.
Amen.

7. By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Principalities may God fill our souls with a true spirit of obedience. Amen.

8. By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Archangels may the Lord give us perseverance in faith and in all good works in order that we may attain the glory of Heaven.
Amen.

9. By the intercession of St. Michael and the celestial Choir of Angels may the Lord grant us to be protected by them in this mortal life and conducted in the life to come to Heaven.
Amen.

Say one Our Father in honor of each of the following leading Angels: St. Michael, St. Gabriel, St. Raphael and our Guardian Angel.

Concluding prayers:

O glorious prince St. Michael, chief and commander of the heavenly hosts, guardian of souls, vanquisher of rebel spirits, servant in the house of the Divine King and our admirable conductor, you who shine with excellence and superhuman virtue deliver us from all evil, who turn to you with confidence and enable us by your gracious protection to serve God more and more faithfully every day.

Pray for us, O glorious St. Michael, Prince of the Church of Jesus Christ, that we may be made worthy of His promises.

Almighty and Everlasting God, Who, by a prodigy of goodness and a merciful desire for the salvation of all men, has appointed the most glorious Archangel St. Michael Prince of Your Church, make us worthy, we ask You, to be delivered from all our enemies, that none of them may harass us at the hour of death, but that we may be conducted by him into Your Presence.This we ask through the merits of
Jesus Christ Our Lord.

Amen.



VOCATIONS

 

Vocations Challenge

"Are you up for a Challenge?  Here's a checklist for a 45-day Vocations Challenge.  How about starting on Nov 6, Vocations Sunday?  Or start on Nov 11 and finish on Christmas Day?  Can you do it?"

Discernment Retreats


Weekend of Exploration

June 8 -10

Contact:

Sister Dian Hall at 770-546-6461  dianhall5@yahoo.com

Sister Lorren Harbin at 970-260-2287  LHarbincsj@gmail.com

Sister Pat Eichner at 785-243-4428  eichnerpat@csjkansas.org


Exploring Priesthood Weekend

Mundelein Seminary, Chicago, Illinois

April, October, January 2017

Fr. Francis Bitterman at 312-534-8298  fbitterman@archchicago.org

 

One Bread One Cup

Youth Conference

Conception Seminary College, Conception, Missouri

July 17-21

812-357-6879 

 

Contact Fr. Carl Wertin for any further information
719-846-3369 or father.wertin@trinidadcatholic.org

 

WHAT KINDS OF PEOPLE become priests, sisters or brothers? Are they people who don't relate well with other people? No. They are people who love others - people who find real satisfaction chatting with a 93-year-old parishioner, holding the hand of a cancer patient, listening to the troubles of a streetwise teen. They are people with the courage to touch lives, hearts and souls in a high-tech, unchurched world. Are you that kind of person? Pray for "Yes" response to God's call.

Thinking of the Priesthood


Contact Fr. Carl Wertin:
father.wertin@trinidadcatholic.org or 719-680-1971

Please encourage any men, in whom you see a possible call.

A short video for seekers

 

 

 

 

" Above all, let your love for one another be intense, because love covers a multitude of sins. Be hospitable to one another without complaining.  As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God's varied grace. Whoever preaches, let it be with the words of God; whoever serves, let it be with the strength that God supplies, so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen ."
-- 1 Peter 4:8-11


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You have been told, O mortal, what is good, and what the LORD requires of you:

Only to do justice and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8