Browsing the 2018 archive of St. Jude News

Browsing the 2018 archive of St. Jude News

Pentecost is a great celebration of the Holy Spirit

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 5/15/18

Dear Parishioners,

Pentecost is a great celebration of the Holy Spirit in the Church. Pentecost is considered the birthday of the Church. Through the power of the Holy Spirit the Church is guided and grows through new members. 

Jesus said that he would send us another Advocate. At the ... Read More »

Come Holy Spirit, Come!

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 5/09/18

Dear Friends in Christ,

There are many exciting things happening in May: Ordinations to the priesthood, Mother’s Day, and last Thursday we had our St. Jude of the Lake Confirmation at the Cathedral. As I think of these blessed people and days, the parable of “the pearl of great ... Read More »

Lent is a good time for us to fast

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 3/09/18

Dear Parishioners,

Lent is a good time for us to fast. There are various physical benefits to fast. There are spiritual benefits from fasting. Fasting helps us to become stronger both physically and spiritually.

Fasting is good for the body. In studies, fasting enhances the ability of nerve cells ... Read More »

A note from Fr. Cory

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 3/02/18

Dear Friends in Christ,

Following the Second Vatican Council, Rev. Pedro Arrupe, S.J. found himself Superior General of the Society of Jesus, the largest religious order in the world. Arrupe responded to the prompting of the Holy Spirit and traveled across the world exhorting the Jesuits to reclaim their ... Read More »

Sin

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 2/22/18

We need God’s help, the Holy Spirit, especially during Lent, to look at sin in our lives and root it out.  We also realize sin in our world and how we as Jesus’ disciples are to do what we can to help others avoid sin. 

During Lent, we are ... Read More »