The Faith and Life Convention is a forum for people to gather together and to take part in a range of conversations about the meaning of faith and its relevance to our everyday lives. We invite you to join us for our second Faith and Life Convention on Saturday 26th September 2015 in Our Lady and St Patrick’s College, Knock, Belfast beginning at 10am.
Perhaps you want to learn to crochet or already can but would like to crochet in the company of others. Classes start again 8th Sept 7.30pm Minor Hall
New venue for Friday Crafting Class – start again Friday 11th Sept for 10 weeks
The Tablet – 18 June 2015 11:00 by Catherine Pepinster
Pope Francis has urged the world to embark upon a revolutionary ethical rethink and change of heart in its relationship with the planet.
In an encyclical dedicated to the environment he has warned of the threat to God’s creation particularly from climate change, and backed a reduction in the use of fossil fuels.
A. Remember that receiving the Eucharist at Mass is a gift of Christ. The Church wishes for all who attend Mass to receive Communion, but it is necessary that we examine our conscience to make sure we are truly prepared to receive Jesus. The “required dispositions” of which the Catechism of the Catholic Church speaks … Read moreQ. How should I prepare to receive Holy Communion?
Our thanksgiving after Holy Mass and Holy Communion can be prolonged through the practice of Eucharistic Adoration. Eucharistic Adoration has been strongly recommended by saints and popes over the years. ….”of all devotions, that of adoring Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the greatest after the Sacraments, the one dearest to God, and the one … Read moreQ. What’s special about Eucharistic Adoration?
The Mass is the best means we have to:-
Suppose you are most anxious to get from God some great favour, and suppose He told St Michael, the Archangel, to gather into one vast Cathedral
1. All the millions of the faithful, bishops, priests, religious etc now on earth.
2. All the souls in purgatory.
3. All the millions of saints in heaven.
4. All the millions of angels also and then, suppose that all these with the Blessed Virgin at their head, were told to bow down in profound adoration before God
Of course you are not worthy to get into heaven because none of us will ever merit heaven. But cast fear aside because Jesus wants all people to be saved.
Isn’t God all-merciful? Or does God keep a catalogue of every sin we ever committed?