Bulletin 32nd Sun OT Yr A – FEAST: Lateran Basilica 09th Nov 2014

[Image (above) Apse (mosaic) of St John Lateran Basilica, Rome] THEME: FASTING BEFORE COMMUNION (Part 1) On this feast of the Lateran Basilica, one of the oldest churches, let us focus on the ancient practice of fasting before Holy Communion. Canon 919 of the “Code of Canon Law“ states, “One who is to receive the Most […]

Bulletin All Souls Day – 02 November 2014

  THEME: PRAYERS FOR ALL SOULS AND OUR BELOVED DEPARTED On All Souls Day, we not only remember the dead, but we apply our efforts through prayer, almsgiving, and the Mass, to their release from Purgatory. There are two plenary indulgences attached to All Souls Day, one for visiting a church and another for visiting […]