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Intercession for those affected by Hurricane Harvey

  • For all who have suffered injury or death as a result of Hurricane Harvey, and for their families and loved ones.
  • For all who have sustained losses in the storm, that they may know God’s healing and care in those to whom they turn for assistance.

Workshops and Events

  • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Formation Training (Office of Liturgy) Various: All schedules, instructions, and complete information regarding the EMHC ministry may be found on the EMHC Formation webpage.
  • St. James Cathedral Friends of the Music Ministry Kick-off Dinner on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 6 p.m., St. James Cathedral, Orlando: Membership dinner with entertainment by Mariachi Cobre: The EPCOT and international sensation returns again from the ’15-16 season. A mexican inspired dinner followed by a lively concert of Jalisco-style music that will have you singing along! Our fall membership dinner is a gift to our members for a membership of as little as $20. Contact Elizabeth Jennings or Paul Mylod for more information.

Upcoming Liturgical Considerations

  • Sunday, October 1, 2017 – Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.
    • Respect Life Sunday – resources can be found on the USCCB website here.
  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – Memorial of St. Francis of Assisi
    • It is customary to schedule the Blessing of the Animals on or around October 4, the Memorial of St. Francis of Assisi. See Book of Blessings 942-965 or Catholic Household Blessings, 154-157.
  • Wednesday, November 1 – Solemnity of All Saints
    • Holy Day of Obligation
  • Thursday, November 2 – The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls’ Day)
    • Suggested Readings: Wis 3:1-9; Psalm 23; Rom 6:3-9; Jn 6:37-40, or any readings from no. 668 or from the Lectionary for Ritual Masses, vol. IV, the Masses for the Dead, nos. 1011-1016.

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