St. Padre Pio was the first priest to ever receive the stigmata –– the wounds of Christ. While St. Francis, the founder of the Franciscan Order that St. Padre Pio entered, received the stigmata, he was not a priest. St. Padre Pio has many sayings attributed to him, but one that stands out is: “I will stand at the gates … Read More
There are a lot of great things happening this weekend at CCJC! We have the St. Mary Parish Festival September 8-10. Get the schedule HERE. There’s a special room to celebrate the Eucharist and explain Eucharistic Miracles in the preschool room in the parish center. As always, here’s the calendar for the week ahead!
The Eucharistic Presence of Christ was celebrated by St. Mary Catholic School. The school children participated in a Eucharistic procession and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Sept. 6, 2023. The special celebration helps students prepare their hearts for the start of the school year and also celebrates the national Parish Year of the Eucharist. “It was nice to get … Read More
Here’s your Catholic calendar snapshot for week of the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. Get the calendar print out here! Please take note of the First Friday & First Saturday Devotions coming up on Sept. 1 & Sept. 2. In Case You Missed It St. Bartholomew is one saint whose death is depicted in some of the most famous … Read More
The devotions to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary are almost here. This is the second month for the devotion that occurs on the first Friday and first Saturday of each month. The devotion rotates between St. Ann and St. Joseph Churches. Get the PDF flyer HERE for the full list of times for … Read More