Our Lady of Sorrows09-15-2019Fr. John C. Granato
My Dear Friends,
Tomorrow we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. Traditionally, this feast, which goes back to the 1200's, was commemorated during Passion Week as well as, since Pope St. Pius X, on its current date, which is one day after the Triumph of the Cross. In 1969, Pope St. Paul VI removed the Passion Week celebration so that there would not be a duplicate feast. Pope Paul also made the Stabat Mater, the great hymn associated with the sorrows of Mary, as an option instead of keeping it obligatory. The Stabat Mater is also traditionally used during the Station of the Cross.READ MORE
Bingo every Monday at 6:00pm in the SJC Hall.
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NOTE: No Bingo on Labor Day.
We will rehearse Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:45pm at St. Jerome Church until the cold weather hits. The choir will be on a rotation to sing once a month at the 4:00pm Vigil Mass at St. Jerome, once at month at St. Maurice, and one other week, at the 11:00am at St. Jerome.
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