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Throughout the liturgical year, the Catholic Church makes certain changes to the Mass to reflect the liturgical season. Next to the change in the color of the priest’s vestments, the absence of the Alleluia during Lent is probably the most obvious. There is a long-standing tradition for suspending the use of Alleluia from Shrove Tuesday which is the day before Ash Wednesday until Easter Vigil.

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Gaudete Sunday or Joy Sunday marks the beginning of the third week in Advent.

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The Feast of St. Francis of Assisi commemorates the life of St. Francis. This year, our Blessing of the Animals is going virtual.  Join us at Mass on Sunday, October 4 at 9:00 A.M. via livestream on our YouTube Channel. Mass will conclude with a Blessing of the Animals. Who is St. Francis St. Francis was…

Watch the livestream on our YouTube Channel and check out photos of the celebration!

Let’s pray and march together for LIFE!

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May Crowning is a Roman Catholic tradition that has a special tradition at Saint Patrick Catholic School.

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Holy Week and the Sacred Triduum is an important time for Christians throughout the world.

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We often get asked, “How long do we keep people’s names in the Prayers of the Faithful at Mass?” The short answer is, “It depends.”

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We want our faith community to know of our initiative to provide abuse prevention curriculum to our youth in faith formation and youth ministry.

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