a. The "Road to Renewal" diocesan renewal initiative was announced. b. Attached is the letter to the Faithful from Bishop Scharfenberger. c. See and share a video message of Bishop Scharfenberger: https://roadtorenewal.org This process will affect a number of parishes and schools in our diocese.
MEMORIAL DAY PRAYER God of power and mercy, you destroy war and put down earthly pride. Banish violence from our midst and wipe away our tears that we may all deserve to be called your sons and daughters. Keep in your mercy those men and women who have died in the cause of freedom and… Continue reading MEMORIAL DAY PRAYER
The wind blew the white cloth wrapped around the top of the empty cross down to the base of the cross in a most beautiful way. Amazingly, the flowers in front of it wereuntouched. The life-size free-standing poster of the Vilnius-style Merciful Jesus was also untouched, despite it should be very unstable in the strong wind. … Continue reading Parish Grotto on Divine Mercy Sunday
Practice social distancing. Wash your hands often. Sanitize all surfaces in the house touched by people or potentially contaminated objects. Boost the immune system: drink a lot of warm liquids, lower stress, do mild exercise, get a good night's sleep, keep in touch with family and friends from a distance. Pray a lot, laugh, supplement… Continue reading Ways to Cope with COVID 19
Wash your hands frequently and before eating Use soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Pray once slowly: Our Father; Jesus, I Trust In You). If soap and water are not available, use a minimum 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Sanitize surfaces and avoid sick people Routinely clean frequently touched objects (doorknobs, keyboards, and… Continue reading HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF
1) Situation evolves daily with the novel corona SARS-like virus SARS-CoV-2 causing COVID-19 illness. It is clear that our country lost the opportunity to contain the initial spread of the virus. We can now only mitigate the speed of the spread of the pandemic, as to not overwhelm the hospital system. As per the current… Continue reading The Corona Virus SARS – CoV-19 (Causing COVID-19 sickness) Personal Prevention & Protection Suggestions for Catholics