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Walking with Jesus in Liturgical Processions

On Ash Wednesday (photo taken in 2021) we came forward for the imposition of ashes to begin our Lenten journey. Walking with Jesus in Liturgical Processions By Sr. Denise Herr ...

Orchestral Masses at SMG

Orchestral Masses at SMG By Marco Melendez, Director of Music Beginning this month, the SMG Music Ministry will feature an orchestral setting of the Ordinary of the Mass (Kyri ...

Maintenance Musings: Ora et Labora

Maintenance Musings: Ora et Labora By Josh Bruecken, Director of Facilities and Maintenance St. Maria Goretti Parish is blessed with almost 10 acres of campus and around 110,0 ...

Why “Holy Days”?

Why “Holy Days”? By Sr. Denise Herrmann, CSA Many of us are familiar with the term “holy day of obligation.” Why is this term used in relation to some days on the yearly Churc ...

The Funeral Mass: Praying for Our Beloved Dead

The Funeral Mass: Praying for Our Beloved Dead By Sr. Denise Herrmann, CSA, Pastoral Associate & Director of Liturgy and RCIA Since the beginning of the Christian faith, t ...

Place Everything in the Hands of Jesus

Place Everything in the Hands of Jesus By Nohora Lopez, Eucharistic Adoration Coordinator During Eucharistic Adoration, we spend time adoring the true presence of Christ in th ...

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