Let’s Talk About Our Guys! It’s National Vocation Awareness Week

“You are the Spirit, and I am only the trumpet, and without your breath I can give no sound.” ~St. Joseph of Cupertino It’s National Vocation Awareness Week and we have a lot to celebrate here at the Catholic Church of Jennings County. We have six men in discernment for the holy priesthood from our three churches of St. Mary, … Read More

These Promises Are For You!

The hearts of Jesus and Mary have a lot to tell us. The root of the word courage is cor – the Latin word for heart. Early usage of the word courage meant “to speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.” The First Friday and First Saturday Devotions tell us all about the hearts of Jesus and Mary and … Read More

Everything You Need to Know About All Hallow’s Eve & All Saints Day!

All Saint’s Day is a Holy Day of Obligation that comes with the festivities of Halloween.  We call it All Hallow’s Eve. Here’s everything you need to know about this ancient feast day and why it’s important. All Hallow’s Eve is Oct. 31 Catholic’s established Halloween. It’s known as the Vigil of All Saints Day. It was instituted as a … Read More

How to Help the Poor Souls in Purgatory

November is the Month of Poor Souls in the Catholic Church. We can help these souls that are in purgatory. Purgatory is a temporary stop for souls bound for Heaven and a testament to God’s mercy and love. However, it is a type of suffering. Many saints describe it as burning in fire and a great desire for God whom … Read More

Heads Up for the Week Ahead of Oct. 15

Here’s a look at the week ahead for Oct 15 for the Catholic Church of Jennings County! Please note the change in the daily Mass schedule! Here’s the PDF if you want to print it: Oct. 15