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A trip to Holy Hill with my goddaughters and their brother

Join us in praying a Pentecost novena, for ourselves and for sisters

My friends and I who make up the core of the Father Mazzuchelli Society have felt moved to pray a novena for religious sisters, and for those in formation in women’s religious communities, and we decided to let this be a proper novena of Pentecost, joining ourselves to the first novena or nine days of… (read more)

Father Mazzuchelli and the New Evangelization article in the Catholic Herald

I’ve really neglected my blog, my energies are quite limited and I have been working and doing some other good things. I do want to get back to blogging. But for the record I have written an article which appears in this week’s Madison Catholic Herald. It also appears on the newspaper website at the… (read more)

Father Mazzuchelli for the New Evangelization

I have good news from the Cathedral Parish that we can have a parish book group meet at Holy Redeemer Church to read Venerable Fr Samuel Mazzuchelli’s Memoirs beginning in January, which will be an ideal way to observe the 150th anniversary of this great priest’s death, which falls on February 23rd of 2014. I… (read more)

Deacon Scott Jablonski on The Journey Home

Pray the Stations of the Cross at the St Raphael’s site Saturday mornings at 9

I very much welcome this new weekly event, Saturday mornings at 9: the Stations of the Cross at the once-and-future site of Saint Raphael Cathedral. Monsignor Holmes led us today, and I believe that in coming weeks the seminarians (such as John Winkowich, carrying the processional cross) will be helping to lead this. I love… (read more)

Women are invited to study St Teresa’s The Interior Castle, at Holy Redeemer Church

God loves you! That’s the main idea of the study women will be making together, of Saint Teresa of Avila’s The Interior Castle, a great classic book on growth in virtue and in prayer.  This will be in the library at Holy Redeemer Church (Cathedral Parish) Monday evenings starting June 9 10th. Some will want… (read more)

Sursum Corda young adult weekend at Mundelein

A member of Juventutem Michigan, an organization of young Catholics interested in the Traditional Latin Mass (which, he explained to me once via facebook, is “not the youth group of the most conservative pastor in town” but a group run by young adults, who organize Traditional Latin Masses and social gatherings at various parishes, celebrated… (read more)

Septuagesima Sunday

In the Extraordinary Form of the Mass, the green vestments are gone already and we’ve begun a liturgical season that entirely does not exist anymore in the Ordinary Form: the “pre-Lent season”, Septuagesima Sunday, Sexegesima Sunday, and Quinquagesima Sunday. It’s on this Sunday that “Alleluia” is reposed until the Feast of the Resurrection, whereas in… (read more)

Events for Men in Madison

I’m a woman. But there are several great Catholic men’s events coming up in Madison, and we all benefit when men go to faithful Catholic things like these. Fortes in Fide Men’s Retreat with Fr Z and reknowned apologist Raymond de Souza Feb 22-23, 2013 Wow. What an AMAZING retreat, right at the Bishop O’Connor… (read more)

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