Browsing St. Jude News

Browsing St. Jude News

With Much Gratitude

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 7/21/16

Dear Saints of St. Jude’s Parish,Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus be with you all. I am back to the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity to undertake another summer assignment and I deem it necessary to express my profound gratitude ... Read More »

Can we see Jesus in the people we meet?

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 7/13/16

Dear Friends in Christ,During last’s weeks Sunday homily, I stated this: “The only thing that we encounter each day that is immortal, outside of God, is other people.” All the rest of the stuff we do throughout the day no matter how important doesn’t take precedence over other people ... Read More »

Does God Give Us All We Need

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 6/23/16

Dear Friends,On June 24 we celebrated the feast of St. John the Baptist. I always smile when we celebrate this day because his feast day reminds me that we only have 6 months until we celebrate Christmas. Isn’t that awesome? I know that summer time is precious and the ... Read More »

Welcome Gabriel

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 6/09/16

Welcome to Gabriel our seminarian for the summer. If you see him around campus make sure you welcome him to St. Jude!

Let's Keep the Generosity Flowing!

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 6/03/16

Beloved,

We are pleased and grateful with the generosity that so many of you have showed toward the capital campaign. We are halfway through the campaign now, and can see light at the end of the tunnel. Our goal of eliminating all our debt is within reach. We are ... Read More »

Celebrated Priests

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 5/27/16

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! Two of St. Jude's favorite priests celebrated ordination anniversaries this year! Fr. Tom Fitzgerald celebrated his 50th anniversary in March, while Fr. Cory celebrated his 15th anniversary last Thursday. We are blessed by their presence here at St. Jude! Thank you both for your "Yes" God's ... Read More »

Rosary Minisrty

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 5/27/16

Honor our Mother Mary in May--Pray the Rosary!Do you think of the Rosary as a tool for spreading the good news of Jesus?  Pope Paul VI called the Rosary "the school of the Gospels"!Pope John Paul II claimed the Rosary has "all the depth of the Gospel message in ... Read More »

Vacation Bible School and Faith Formation

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 5/27/16

Here are some WHALE-ly interesting facts!Did you know.... Dolphin have such an acute sense of hearing that they can detect a sound 24 kilometers or almost 15 miles away? Lobsters can live up to 50 years? Great White Sharks can go up to 3 months without eating? The starfish ... Read More »

The Paschal Triduum

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 3/17/16

The Paschal TriduumThe Triduum (three days) begins at the beginning of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper and continues until Evening Prayer on Easter Sunday. The Triduum is one liturgy consisting of mass of Holy Thursday, celebration of the Lord’s Passion on Good Friday, the Easter Vigil. There is ... Read More »

Lent

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 2/11/16

Dear Friends in Christ,

During Lent penance should be inward and individual, but also outward and social, and should be directed toward works of mercy on behalf of our brothers and sisters. Both are important.

In other words we need both inward and individual penance (fasting, prayer, and confession) ... Read More »