THIS IS MY BELOVED SON
The Christmas season concludes today with the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. As narrated in today’s Gospel, God the Father himself attests that he whose birth we have been celebrating is in fact God the Son become man. We have heard this truth announced by angels to shepherds, signified to the Magi by a star and heralded by John the Baptist. The incongruity ...
Diocesan Annual Appeal Online Giving
Holy and Triune God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, we thank you for Your gifts of time, talent, and treasures manifested in our daily lives.
We pray, Father, for the openness of heart; Jesus, we ask for the ability to recognize Your gifts in ourselves as well as in our brothers and sisters; Holy Spirit, we ask for Your guidance for us to live the life of stewardship for which we were created and called.
St. Joseph, we ask you as the Patron of our Diocese, intercede for us, be a model in our use of our time, talents, and treasures by living the command of Jesus, working together and sharing the Joy of the Gospel, for the building up of the Kingdom to Heaven here on earth.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, so gracious, our model of humility, help us and encourage us, strengthen us in our faith, so we may generously answer the Lord’s call with a resounding yes to a life of service for which the Father created us, Jesus calls us, and the Holy Spirit guides us.
We ask this through Christ, our Lord