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Technology Corner

Use your smart phones, tablets, and computers to grow your faith!

5/15/22

Check out this wonderful YouTube video featuring Fr. Mike Schmitz addressing “Pray the Mass Like Never Before.” Share it with your family.

While many people go to Mass every week, few people know what it is to worship. We show up and do our best to “pay attention,” but for too many of us, this just means we watch closely. You have been given a gift that you have most likely left unused. This gift is unused because it is largely unknown.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpUp6zSGCb4

4/24/22

Our Lord gave the Divine Mercy Chaplet to us and promised, “Say unceasingly this chaplet that I have taught you. Anyone who says it will receive great Mercy at the hour of death. Priests will recommend it to sinners as the last hope. Even the most hardened sinner, if he recites this Chaplet even once, will receive grace from My Infinite Mercy. I want the whole world to know My Infinite Mercy. I want to give unimaginable graces to those who trust in My Mercy….

The Divine Mercy App from the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception is available for iOS and Android at www.thedivinemercy.org/apps. I love to set this app on auto and let it play while I drive. While you are there, pick up the Mary App for a great version of the Rosary.

If you prefer the song versions of the Chaplet or video images for meditation, search on “Divine Mercy video.” You’ll find a selection of spoken and sung versions of the Chaplet. You can also search “Divine Mercy EWTN” to get their broadcast versions. These can play on your computer and on your phones.

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Prayers of the Faithful

Sixth Sunday of Easter- May 21-22, 2022

As sisters and brothers of the risen Lord, we come to our Father with our concerns.

  1. For the Church, may all who lead and guide us in our faith be examples of true witness to Christ’s compassion for all, WE PRAY TO THE LORD…
  2. For everyone who has been baptized and received into the Church this Easter, may they grow in the Risen Life of Christ, WE PRAY TO THE LORD…
  3. For our courageous Christian brothers and sisters in China, may the Holy Spirit guide them and help them to be bearers of the message of Jesus Christ, witnesses of goodness and charity and builders of justice and peace in their country, WE PRAY TO THE LORD…
  4. For all gathered here: may we encounter Christ in this Eucharistic feast and reflect His love to all those we meet this week; WE PRAY TO THE LORD…
  5. For all who are graduating this spring: may God guide them to opportunities to use their skills and to continue to grow into fuller maturity, WE PRAY TO THE LORD…
  6. For the sick, the homebound, and those undergoing surgery, testing, or treatment, for all the intentions on our prayer lists, and for our personal intentions…. (pause 10 seconds), WE PRAY TO THE LORD …
  7. May Christ, who commanded that the mysteries which proclaim His death be celebrated until His return, grant that all who die in Him may share in His resurrection, especially Achamma, Aunt of Fr. George and TO THE BENEFICIARY OF TODAY’S INTENTION

Saturday – May 21:
5:00 P.M.-For Chris Kluemper

Sunday – May 22:
8:00 A.M.: For Genevieve Geswein
11:00 A.M.: For Our Parishioners
6:30 P.M.: For Dr. Arturo Lumapas

, WE PRAY TO THE LORD…

In the power of the Advocate, we have come, God of all nations, with these prayers. We ask you to answer them according to the needs of all. We pray in Jesus’ name.

Catholic Links

A Catholic Internet Directory Top 40 List
Great Catholic resources ranging from the Vatican’s home page, to The Catholic Press Association, to Catholic web design, to Catholic teen resources, to a place for serious Catholic researchers and much more

Abortion Facts
Abortion Information you can use…

American Catholic Youth
The place for Catholic teens on the web

Catechism of the Catholic Church
Second Edition English Translation of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

Catholic.org
Breaking News, World, U.S., Catholic, Diocese and Video News

Catholic Colleges
Catholic-Colleges.com is a friendly source of facts about Catholic schools in USA. You will find contact information, majors availability, and diploma selection, as well as nationwide, regional, and state rankings, campus safety ratings, and lists of local competitors for 253 Catholic schools.

Catholic News Agency
Breaking News, World, U.S., Catholic, Diocese and Video News

CatholicMom.com
This site offers excellent resources for moms from religious coloring pages to helping explain concepts about our faith to our kids, to Catholic movie reviews, to sharing and learning about parenting and faith issues

Creighton Model
For a Natural Family Planning resource

Dynamic Catholic
At The Dynamic Catholic Institute we believe that millions of ordinary Catholics want to be involved in a movement that provides a game-changing strategy for the Church today. We are passionate about finding a way for every Catholic to play a role in the great renewal that everyone knows the Catholic Church desperately needs.

Eternal World Television Network
Global Catholic Network

Marriage Resources
Numerous resources on the meaning and beauty of marriage in God’s plan. Provides support to couples at every stage of their journey. Answers questions specific to planning a Catholic wedding as well as related Church documents and teachings.

Knights of Columbus and WV Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.6 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people

Once Catholic
“I don’t know how I left the Church. There wasn’t really any one reason. Life moved on, and so did I. Career, relationships, other concerns…perhaps no one noticed I was gone. And maybe I wished someone would have come looking for me. But lately, I feel Some One has—is it God’s Spirit within, calling me home? Where can I re-connect?” Once Catholic.org can help with issues just like these and more

Pallottine Sisters
The Pallottine Sisters came to Huntington many years ago where they built and managed St. Mary’s Hospital. For many years, they also taught and managed Our Lady of Fatima Parish School.

Padre Pio Devotions
“Pray, pray to the Lord with me, because the whole world needs prayer. And every day, when your heart especially feels the loneliness of life, pray. Pray to the Lord, because even God needs our prayers.” – St. Pio of Pietrelcina

Pope Francis
The latest on Pope Francis from the Vatican. Use the language tab in the top right corner to change the page translation language.

Pope Paul VI Institute
For a Natural Family Planning resource

Project Rachel (Post Abortion Help)
Founded in 1990, the National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing, Inc. networks researchers and psychotherapeutic professionals working in the field within the U.S. and abroad, consults on the formation of post-abortion support services within secular and religious settings including Project Rachel, provides training for care providers, maintains a national “800” referral line for those seeking assistance in reconciling an abortion experience, publishes the International Post-Abortion Support Services Directory, produces and vends audio, video, and printed materials, maintains an annotated book list, tracks support group models, and sponsors the Healing Vision conference at Marquette University.

Sunday Sermon Resources
The Sunday Website at Saint Louis University

TheCatholicDirectory.com
Over 26,000 Catholic listings in the U.S., over 96,000 listings in countries around the world. Lookup churches, find Mass Times, view weekly bulletins, web sites, email addresses, maps, directions, staff, and other important information.

Video Catechism for Teens
As we begin the Year of Faith, announced by Pope Benedict XVI, the Diocese of Wheeling – Charleston is proud to introduce the Video Catechism for Teens.

Our Lady’s Appearance at Fatima

Fatima, in Portugal, was visited by Our Heavenly, Mother Mary. It was a Message of urgent concern, a practical plan for world peace and a promise from Heaven. It was Heaven’s interventions to save us from martyrdom, war, persecution, enslavement and annihilation. It was a way to save our souls from Hell. It was meant for every man, woman and child.

The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, appeared six times to three shepherd children; Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. It was near the town of Fatima, Portugal that the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God chose to appear. In 1917, it was an area that had remained faithful to the Catholic Church during the recent persecutions by the government. Between May 13 and October 13, 1917 the Blessed Virgin told the children that She had been sent by God with a message for every man, woman and child living in our century. Coming at a time when the world was torn apart by war and violence, She promised that God would grant peace to the entire world if Her requests for prayer, reparation and consecration were heard and obeyed.

The Messages from the Blessed Virgin repeatedly affirmed the urgency of praying the Rosary daily, of wearing the Brown Scapular of Mount Carmel and of committing acts of sacrifice and reparations. The essence of Our Lady’s Message to the world that she confided to Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco is referred to as the “Secret” which actually consisted of three parts. The first vision was publicly revealed as a horrifying vision of Hell and an urgent request for acts of sacrifice and prayer to save souls.

The second part of the Secret predicted the beginning of World War II and held the plea for the Consecration of Russia as a condition of world peace. It also predicted the assured triumph of Her Immaculate Heart following the consecration of Russia and the conversion to the Catholic Faith.

The visions also revealed that Jacinta and Francisco would be taken to Heaven soon, but that Lucia was to stay and that God had plans for her to spread the knowledge of Her Immaculate Heart. Jacinta and Francisco died in the influenza pandemic in 1919 and 1920. The two were later beatified, the last step to sainthood, by the late Pope John Paul during his Fatima visit in 2000.

The third and final Secret was revealed by the Vatican later than the other parts of the Secret. This part of the Secret predicted that, “a bishop dressed in white,” who the children said appeared to be the Pope, “was killed by a group of soldiers who fired bullets and arrows at him.” It was later confirmed by Lucia that it was indeed the Pope.

Later after the attempt on the Pope’s life on May 13, 1981 in St. Peter’s Square by a Turkish gunman named Mehmet Ali Agca, the Vatican confirmed the foretelling of the assassination of the Pope through the visions revealed in the Secret. The shooting took place on one of the anniversaries of the 1917 apparitions.

In gratitude for his life being saved, the late Pope had one of the 9mm bullets which were fired at him placed in the crown of the statue at Fatima.

Sister Lucia Dos Santos died on Sunday, February 13, 2005 at her Carmelite convent at Coimbra in central Portugal, where she had been living since the 1940s where she served the order of Carmelite Sisters.

Interesting Link
The Message Of Fatima

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