PUBLIC MASSES AND MOST OTHER EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED THROUGH APRIL 5. CONFESSIONS WILL CONTINUE. ST. JOSEPH CONSECRATION: The communal St. Joseph Consecration has been canceled. Fr. Neil will livestream the Consecration on our Facebook page. FISH FRY DINNERS: Dinners have been canceled for the remainder of Lent. FAITH ABLAZE: Sessions on Sunday morning have been suspended until further notice. RCIA: Candidates and catechumens will not meet at the church for the regular Tues
All current and rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade young ladies are invited to St. Catherine's Inaugural Dressing With Dignity Fashion Show & Tea on May 23, 2020! Open to all young ladies in Middle School to attend and model. Open to High School and College-aged young ladies to model. Details below. Please RSVP at this link by April 16. Contact Pat with any questions: email@example.com.
Q. Modern researchers insist that Jesus was nailed through the wrists, so why do the stigmata always appear in the palms? A. The stigmata are wounds or scars corresponding in some way to those in the feet, wrists or hands, side, and brow of the crucified Christ. They are mysteriously imprinted in the flesh of a human being (including several canonized saints) and may be painful. They may be recurrent or permanent, visible to all or visible only to the stigmatist (the one who
Dear St. Catherine Parish Family, This morning Pope Francis named Archbishop Gregory John Hartmayer, OFM, Conv., as seventh archbishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Archbishop Hartmayer is currently the Bishop of the Diocese of Savannah, and will succeed Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, who served as Atlanta’s archbishop from January 2005 to May 2019. This is something of a homecoming for Archbishop Hartmayer, who served as pastor of St. Philip Benizi in Jonesboro for 15 years
Q. In case of emergency (with death imminent), can we can listen to someone’s confession and forgive his or her sins? A. No — only a priest has the power to forgive sins through the Sacrament of Confession. If a person in danger of death wants his sins forgiven and no priest is available, it is sufficient for that person to make a perfect act of contrition. In that case, we must trust that the Lord will not deny His mercy, grace, or forgiveness to the person who is dying. If