Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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Bishop Peter J. Jugis' monthly calendar

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Bishop Peter J. Jugis will participate in the following events over the coming weeks:

JULY 1- 9:30 A.M.
Holy Mass for Duc In Altum
Basilica of Mary Help of Christians, Belmont

JULY 5 – 12:10 P.M.
Rite of Admission to Candidacy for Jacob Mlakar
St. Patrick Cathedral, Charlotte

JULY 6 – 7 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. Joseph Church, Asheboro

JULY 8 – 5:30 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. Mary Church, Greensboro

JULY 14 – 6:30 P.M.
Mass for Conferral of Ministry of Lector for Deacon Candidates and Affirmation of Ordination Promises for Permanent Deacons
St. Patrick Cathedral, Charlotte

JULY 26 – 4:30 P.M.
Mass for Catholic Charities Board
Pastoral Center Chapel, Charlotte

JULY 29 – 7 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
Our Lady of the Americas Church, Biscoe

AUG. 2 – 7 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. Mary Mother of God Church, Sylva

AUG. 4 - 4 P.M.
Mass of Thanksgiving for Priest Jubilarians
St. Patrick Cathedral, Charlotte

 

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    I have been an advocate for the Tribunal for almost seven years, and I must say, nothing surprises me anymore! As an advocate, it is my job to lead someone through the process of seeking an annulment in the Catholic Church. It is a ministry...
  • Mercy Sister Jeanne-Margaret McNally: Marriage and education of children Mercy Sister Jeanne-Margaret McNally: Marriage and education of children
    According to Church law (Canon 226), those who are married have the specific obligation to contribute, as spouses, to the building up of the People of God. The Second Vatican Council stated that the fundamental duty of married people is to...
  • Deacon James H. Toner : What we know that ain't so: Suicidal conscience Deacon James H. Toner : What we know that ain't so: Suicidal conscience
    What we think is the right road The idea of "conscience" is oppressive nonsense. To believe that there is a conscience which should govern our conduct implies that we should let others define our identity or tell us what to do. I believe in...
  • April Parker: Raising priests April Parker: Raising priests
    When I was 18, my grandmother introduced me to Proverbs 31, a scripture passage she has always tried to live her life by. In it, the "ideal wife" is described: "When one finds a worthy wife, her value is far beyond pearls..." Since then, I...
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    "But early in the morning He arrived again in the temple area, and all the people started coming to Him, and He sat down and taught them. Then the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery and made her stand in...
  • Mercy Sister Jeanne-Margaret McNally: The common good and individual rights Mercy Sister Jeanne-Margaret McNally: The common good and individual rights
    In exercising their rights individually and in associations, the Christian faithful must take into account the common good of the Church as well as the rights of others, says Church law. In exercising their rights, individuals and groups are...
  • Dr. Kamila Valenta:'Brexit,' EU identity crisis are signs of decline of Christianity in Europe Dr. Kamila Valenta:'Brexit,' EU identity crisis are signs of decline of Christianity in Europe
    Last month the citizens of Great Britain voted in a referendum to leave the European Union, and initiated a process known as Brexit that will release the United Kingdom from its obligations and privileges towards the old continent over the next...
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FROM THE PASTORS

Read and listen to homilies posted regularly by pastors at  parishes within the Diocese of Charlotte: