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Browsing Ss. Edward & Isidore Blog

Living the Mass - Beginning with the End in Mind

Posted by Lori Flanagan

To begin any sort of program or project, we have to have an end in mind. We can’t look at a pile of nails and wood and randomly nail boards together.  But if we have a pattern we can follow, we can nail those boards together to make a ... Read More »

Priest, Prophet & King

Posted by Lori Flanagan

When you and I were Baptized, we were anointed with the Oil of Catechumens and the priest or deacon said that we, along with Christ, were anointed Priest, Prophet, and King.  This is our Baptism call.  This is how to live a Christ-centered life.  But what does that mean ... Read More »

Who Is The Best Steward You Know?

Posted by Lori Flanagan

Who is the best steward you know?

First, I guess we need to define what makes a good steward. The Church tells us that stewardship is a way of life, that we should generously give of our time, talent, and treasure through prayer, service, and sharing just as God ... Read More »

Liturgical Seasons

Posted by Lori Flanagan

The Church year is divided into five seasons beginning with Advent and ending in ordinary time.  During each of these seasons or feasts, the priest and deacon wear vestments of the liturgical color of that season.  Below is a short explanation of these Church seasons.

Advent – the beginning ... Read More »

Explanation of the Mass - Concluding Rites

Posted by Lori Flanagan

Through a series of informational articles, we will try to explain terms, prayers, and actions that happen at Mass and why they happen. You will learn about the prayers the priest prays silently during Mass, as well as the people’s parts.  References to GIRM in italics refer to the ... Read More »

Explanation of the Mass - Liturgy of the Eucharist (Part 7)

Posted by Lori Flanagan

Through a series of informational articles, we will try to explain terms, prayers, and actions that happen at Mass and why they happen. You will learn about the prayers the priest prays silently during Mass, as well as the people’s parts.  References to GIRM in italics refer to the ... Read More »

PARISH MISSION - March 6-8, 2016

Posted by Lori Flanagan

Featuring Fr. John Tourangeau, O. Praem.

Join us for Mass on Saturday, March 5, at 4 pm or Sunday, March 6, at 8 am or 10 am. Fr. John will then begin his first presentation at 1 pm on Sunday in Church. On Monday and Tuesday, Fa-ther will do ... Read More »

Explanation of the Mass - Liturgy of the Eucharist (Part 6)

Posted by Lori Flanagan

Through a series of informational articles, we will try to explain terms, prayers, and actions that happen at Mass and why they happen. You will learn about the prayers the priest prays silently during Mass, as well as the people’s parts.  References to GIRM in italics refer to the ... Read More »

Explanation of the Mass - Liturgy of the Eucharist (Part 5)

Posted by Lori Flanagan

Through a series of informational articles, we will try to explain terms, prayers, and actions that happen at Mass and why they happen. You will learn about the prayers the priest prays silently during Mass, as well as the people’s parts.  References to GIRM in italics refer to the ... Read More »

Explanation of the Mass - Liturgy of the Eucharist (Part 4)

Posted by Lori Flanagan

Through a series of informational articles, we will try to explain terms, prayers, and actions that happen at Mass and why they happen.  You will learn about the prayers the priest prays silently during Mass, as well as the people’s parts.  References to GIRM in italics refer to the ... Read More »