Coming up is RESPECT LIFE SUNDAY and our parish’s annual "Pennies From Heaven" Sunday when you are being asked to donate any jars, cans, piggy banks, or any stash of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, or silver dollars that you may have around the house. Folding money or checks will even be more appreciated.
On the weekend of September 27 and 28, plastic baby bottles will be distributed in the Plaza after each Mass for you to take home and fill with your donations and bring back the following weekend.
On the weekend of October 5 and 6, there will be a table in the parish plaza
Are you thriving or just surviving? Are you ready for more energy? A deeper sense of purpose? More joy? A clearer understanding of God’s plan for your life?
Catholic parishes in the area are sponsoring a Passion & Purpose Live event with Mathew Kelly. It’s not your typical church event! It has been a life-changing event for tens of thousands of people. Living Every Day with Passion & Purpose Live is presented by internationally acclaimed speaker and author Matthew Kelly and the incredibly talented musician Eliot Morris.
Appearing at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church on
Today we celebrate the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. There is irony in that a symbol, which stands for humiliation, is glorified. The readings help us to better understand the ways of God, in which death and glorification go hand-in-hand.
In the Second Reading, St. Paul speaks of the self-emptying of Jesus. Jesus humbled himself by becoming human: “Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God something to be grasped.” “Grasp” here means to hold on to something already possessed for one’s advantage.
Shapes, Numbers, Patterns, And The Divine Proportion In God's Creation by Fred Willson, M.S.
In God's creation, there exists a "Divine Proportion" that is exhibited in a multitude of shapes, numbers, and patterns whose relationship can only be the result of the omnipotent, good, and all-wise God of Scripture. This Divine Proportion—existing in the smallest to the largest parts, in living and also in non-living things—reveals the awesome handiwork of God and His interest in beauty, function, and order.
I will first begin with shapes, then discuss how a numbering