"I can still smell the carpets of flowers and the freshness of the birch trees;
birch trees; I can hear the firing of guns by which the local youth celebrated, saluting Christ as the Head of State, the Lord of the world, and welcoming Him to their streets and into their village. The perpetual presence of Christ was celebrated on this day as though it were a state visit in which not even the smallest village was forgotten." Pope Benedcit XVI, impressions of Corpus Christi on him as a young boy in Bavaria.
their village. The perpetual presence of Christ was celebrated
on this day as though it were a state visit in which not even the smallest village was forgotten." ~ Pope Benedcit XVI, on the impression that Corpus Christi Processions made on him...
on him as a young boy in Bavaria.
Corpus Christi Benediction
Congratulations to those who received the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Holy Communion.
Fr. Haspedis celebrates morning Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel on the 60th Anniversary of his Priestly Ordination ~ May 10, 1956
Congratulations to Nathan Lee on receiving the
Eagle Scout Award! Enjoy the fruits of Nathan's work...take time to walk and sit along the pathway. The Pathway is part of the Parish Marian Shrine/Memorial to the Unborn.
“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in - what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” ~ Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience, careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift..." ~ Gertrude Jekyll
"What I tell you in the darkness, utter in the light; and what you hear in whispers, proclaim from the rooftops." Matthew 10:27