The aisles were choked, every pew taken, and I’m wrapping up one mass and preparing for the next when a man approaches me and asks me to give Last Rites to his dying father. Though this the last thing I want to hear at this moment, I tell him I can be there that afternoon, after the last mass.
Exciting news! Earlier this week, Fr. David Genders OCarm and Bill McGarvey of McG Media were notified that Carmelites.net will be receiving at least one award--and perhaps multiple awards--from the Associated Church Press at their annual awards ceremony being held in Chicago on April 29. Founded in 1916, the Associated Church Press (ACP) is the oldest interdenominational religious press association in North America.
The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments recently approved the changing of the date of the memorial of St. Nuno Alvarez Pereira from the 1st of April to the 6th of November.
How often have you begun Lent with the best of intentions to focus yourself spiritually only to give up because you can’t make the time? For most people, it isn’t a lack of will but the absence of a system or process that they can easily tap into that is the problem.