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MASS TIMES

 Our Lady of the Meadows Parish (map)

23 Starling Dr, Pueblo, CO 81005
719-561-3580

Confession 4 PM Saturday
Mass: Saturday 5 PM
Sunday
7:30 AM and 11 AM .

Monday 7 AM - Morning Prayer
Tuesday-Friday 7 AM - Mass

Holy Days:    Vigil - 5:15 PM,
    Mass of the Holy Day - 7AM

 

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Sunday, 9:15 AM

 

 

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Rev. Monsignor James King, Pastor



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Praising God and serving His flock for 36 years

 

 

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Lord our God, when your Son was dying on the altar of the cross, he gave us as our mother the one he had chosen to be his own mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary; grant that we who call upon the holy name of Mary, our mother, with confidence in her protection may receive strength and comfort in all our needs.

Marian Sacramentary, Mass for the Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Family Fun Day -- Thursday, August 4

Parishioners at Our Lady of the Meadows and Holy Rosary

are invited to Family Fun Day at City Park Thursday, August

4. We have invited our friends the PALS Group from Alamosa

to share this day with us. We had an opportunity to work

with these children when we went on Mission Trips to

Alamosa. We have kept in contact with this wonderful program.

It provides homeless children an after school program

and summer enrichment program. Meet at City Park, near the

rides at Noon. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. We will share a

picnic lunch at noon, then ride the Kiddie Rides 1:00-3:00

p.m.. Bring your family-children-grandchildren-nieces and

nephews. This is a free event. We ask you to bring school

supplies for the PALS kids. Sign up in the Narthex or call the

office to make your reservation. To learn more about PALS

visit www.lapuente.net.


Parish Picnic

Our parish picnic will be Saturday, September 10.
Mark your calendar. More details to come.


Back to School Project

It’s almost that time for school to begin and the sales have started.

Watch for all those good sales and remember to buy some much

needed school supplies for children in our community who wouldn’t

have supplies without the generous donations from our parish

community. Watch the bulletin next week for a flyer! Thanks for

your continued support of this always important project. For further

information contact Deb Carleo at 561-3731.

 



Bible Study

Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Parish Center

Bible Study sheets will be available each week
on the kiosk by the west doors.

 


Whole Community Catechesis

“Growing Up Catholic”

Growing Up Catholic every Sunday, 10:00-10:45 a.m. in the Parish Center.
For information or to register, call Chris at 561-3580.

 


Learn - Deepen - Defend - Instruct

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or
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This Week's Bulletin

King's Korner

Announcements

 

2016 campaign is underway.
Thank you for your 100% support in meeting our 2015 goal.
Click image above for more info and to pledge online.

 

 

Prayers for the Deceased:

Please remember in your prayers: Victoria Maria Roldan; Angela Mehle; Frank Rodacy; Alfred Zamarripa; Nancy Joan (Metzger) Lutz; Mario A. Aguilera, Sr.; Jason Joseph Godinez; Gene DeSalvo; Charles Riggio; Donald English; JoAnn (Jodi) Aguilera; Edward Otis Loomis, III; Jeanette Sullivan; Victoria Sisneros; John Edward (Jack) Neelan; and all the deceased members of our parish, family, and friends

Hospitalized?

If you or a loved one are hospitalized and would like Father Jim to visit you, please call the parish office or ask the hospital chaplain to contact the parish. Because of privacy laws, hospitals do not publish lists of those who have been admitted to the hospital.

Monthly Food Drive

Remember to bring food donations the first weekend each month to all the Masses. Staples, canned hams, chicken, packaged meals and children’s snacks are always good. Please be generous

Whom do you call for information at the parish?

Is it Chris or Fran, Father Jim, Lynn, Linda, Blase or Mike?

When does Formation begin?

What do we offer?
 

You have questions.

We have answers.
 

Click here for a thumbnail sketch of all

we have to offer at OLM and whom you need to

speak. In the next couple of weeks we will provide

guidelines and explanations for sacraments,

formation and other parish information

 

Ministry Minutes are available at the office.
Check out what is happening in the Parish ministries



RCIA-RCIC

Do you know someone who has never been baptized, but has asked

you questions about the faith? Or maybe someone who has been

baptized in another faith has asked how to be a Catholic.

Our Rite of Christian Initiation for adults and for children run all year.

If you have questions, call Chris at 561-3580.

 

Ministry of Consolation -- Bereavement Ministry

It is the goal of the community of Our Lady of the Meadows

that no member should suffer the loss of a loved one in isolation.

To that end, we are pleased to offer ongoing supportive

and pastoral services for the bereaved through the ministry of

consolation. These services include a monthly support group

on the second Thursday of each month; routine contact by

telephone and mail, as desired; assistance at funerals and receptions.

All services are free and available to parishioners or

any family member who is experiencing the loss of a loved one.

It is our hope that, through these pastoral services, those suffering

a loss may come to know the loving support of the faith community.

For more information contact the parish office, or Paula Giordano at 561-2958.

 



CATHOLIC YOUTH MINISTRY

Phone number -- 561-3580

Linda Davis -- lindadavis81004@yahoo.com

Chris Armstrong -- Chris@olm-parish.com

For current updates check the www.pueblocatholicyouth.org calendar

Facebook: Our Lady of the Meadows Catholic Community

Voice Mail: 719-564-2696, ext. 215 (wait for message -- about 30 seconds)

 

First Communion

Please pray for our children
 Contact Chris for more information at 561-3580
 

Sacrament of Confirmation

 

Contact Linda or Chris for more information at 561-3580

 

Newman Club
for Central, Centennial and South High Schools

The clubs will continue to meet throughout April and the first week of May. It has been a great year. Just one more way to be with teens in their own space! We have applied for a grant to expand the clubs to East and County high schools. Prayers would be greatly appreciated that we are granted the monies to fund the Newman Clubs.

 

 

Middle & High School

Sunday, April 10, will be the last session. It has been a great year!

 

Southwest Catholic Youth Conference

Registration is now open for this year's Southwest Catholic Youth Conference held in Farmington, NM on October 1. 


Youth Fest 2017

Watch Steve Angrisano invite diocesan youth to YouthFest!

The 2017 Pueblo Youth Festival for Pueblo with be held:

- Saturday, February 11, 2017 for middle school teens

- Sunday, February 12, 2017 for high school teens.

 Both events will be held at St. Joseph Parish in Pueblo.  

The speaker/musician will be internationally-known Steve Angrisano. Steve sent along a little video to get the teens fired up about the events! 

 

Evangelization with a youthful perspective:

Fellowship of Catholic University Students

 

Interested in Lectoring?

Youth interested in becoming lectors should talk to Chris or Father

Jim. A training session will take place during Thanksgiving break.

Day and time to be determined.

Interested in Serving?

We are needing youngsters fourth grade and older who would like to be trained to serve the Mass on weekends and holy days. A training session will take place during Thanksgiving break. Talk to Chris or Father Jim if you are interested. Day and time to be determined

Father John Power Basketball League

League is open to 2nd — 8th grade boys and girls.
You can register on-line at www.fatherpowers.org.,
e-mail at fatherjohnpowerbasketball@yahoo.com, or call Jamie at 250-6630. The League is also looking for volunteers for more information or to volunteer call Jamie

Interested in joining Serra Club

The Pueblo Serra Club is part of a worldwide organization formally recognized by the Holy See as the global lay apostolate for vocations in the Catholic Church. The Mission of Serra Club is to support spiritually, physically and financially the increase of vocation efforts within the Diocese of Pueblo and to be a positive reinforcement for our priests and religious. The Club become supporters of those contemplating a religious vocation and mentor those in the discernment process and those in seminaries. The club meets the first and third Saturday of each month (9:00-11:00 a.m.) at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Parish Hall. It is open to anyone interested. For more information contact Rose Marie Stimpfl at 720-363-6057.

 

VOCATIONS

 

 

WHATKINDS OF PEOPLE become priests, sisters or brothers? Are they people who don't relate well with other people? No. They are people who love others - people who find real satisfaction chatting with a 93-year-old parishioner, holding the hand of a cancer patient, listening to the troubles of a streetwise teen. They are people with the courage to touch lives, hearts and souls in a high-tech, unchurched world. Are you that kind of person? Pray for "Yes" response to God's call.

Thinking of the Priesthood

Fr. Jonathan Fassero will be having an event for men who are thinking about a call to the priesthood. Fr. Jonathan is a benedictine monk from St. Meinrad Archabbey in Indiana. He will present a variety of topics that will give all in attendance a better understanding of what it means to discern one's vocation and a more in-depth look into seminary life and priesthood.

Event Details:
Saturday August 6th, 2016
Shrine of St. Therese, St. Joseph's Room (back of gym)
From 10 am until 2 pm
Register by contacting Fr. Carl Wertin:
father.wertin@trinidadcatholic.org or 719-680-1971

Please encourage any men, in whom you see a possible call, to attend this event.


 

Parish Calendar Of Events

Click here for Month-at-a-Glance Events


 

2016 campaign under way.
Thank you for your support last year in meeting our goal.
Click image above for more info and to pledge online.
 


Marriage Resources


MARRIAGE MOMENTS

Do you ever bargain with your beloved? "If you watch

the kids, I'll be able to do this repair project." OR "If

only you could give me 5 more minutes, 1 hour, 1 day

to finish this, we could spend some quality time together.”

It's not bad to negotiate, but keep your end

of the bargain. (Gn. 18: 20-32)

PARENTING POINTERS

The 4th Sunday in July is Parents Day. Go beyond the

"Hallmark Holiday" notion. Perhaps use it as a time to tell

your child what it was like for you to await their birth.

How did you prepare?

 

Greg and Julie Alexander of the Alexander House (thealexanderhouse.org) and producers of the Covenant of Love program (http://covenantoflove.org/) will be at Corpus Christi Parish on July 30th from 9am-4pm to offer a marriage enrichment workshop for all engaged and married couples of the Diocese of Colorado Springs and the Diocese of Pueblo. 


It's entitled Strong Catholic Marriage Workshop.  It will incorporate Church teaching and scripture coupled with the Alexander's personal life experiences which are used to present information in this fun, educational and fact-filled workshop.  Cost will be $85.39/couple which will include workshop materials and lunch.  There will also be a table available at the event which will have all of their products available for sale.  We will also be offering child care during the retreat for a free will donation. 

To register please visit: https://coloradoscm.eventbrite.com.  For more information please contact (Joe & Lori, (719) 494-1296 or Hector & Christine, (719) 373-3056)

 

Colorado Springs Retreat Weekends
The weekend is designed to help married couples communicate more intimately in order to deepen and enrich their relationship. The weekend is free from everyday routines, distractions and tensions. An atmosphere is created where the husband and wife can concentrate exclusively on each other in a private confidential environment.

A series of presentations that touch on many aspects of marriage is given by three couples and a Catholic priest.

After each presentation the couple has time in the privacy of their own room for personal sharing using the communication techniques learned on the weekend. There are no"group discussions." The weekend starts at 8:00 p.m. on Friday and runs until 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. All faith expressions are welcome!

Call Glen & Toni Gallegos 719-591-9045 for more info

 

Already Encountered?
Join the Southern Colorado Community every third Saturday of the month for fellowship, presentations, dialogue and other events.Sign up as a prayer couple, application couple or community support for upcoming weekends.Join a local Sharing Group

Call Glen & Toni Gallegos (719) 650-2463 for details and upcoming events.


 


Thinking about Separation or Divorce?

RETROUVAILLE
... A LIFELINE FOR MARRIAGES

A program to Help Couples Heal and Renew their Marriages.
  • Do you feel lost, alone or bored in your marriage?
  • Are you frustrated, hurt or angry with your spouse?
  • Are you constantly fighting? Or, do you simply shut down?
  • Have you thought about separation or divorce?
  • Does talking about it only make it worse?

    ... Retrouvaille provides marriage help!

click here for more info

or

For confidential information about or to register for upcoming programs, call (303) 317-5111 or email:dialov1282@gmail.com or visit the web site at www.HelpOurMarriage.com

Next Colorado Worshop:   Denver   9/9/2016


Natural Family Planning:

 

THE NFPI WEB-BASED HOME STUDY COURSE

 

What is it? The NFPI home-study course is a convenient way for couples to complete an NFP course for self-instruction and as a normal part of preparation for marriage.

 

What will you do and learn?

In the NFPI Home Study Course, you will-

* Study the NFPI manual, Natural Family Planning: The Complete Approach.

* Learn how to observe, record, and interpret the signs of female fertility.

* Learn Catholic teaching about love, marriage, sexuality and responsible parenthood.

* Understand that teaching in terms of the Christian marriage covenant.

 

What's the process?

You will complete a series of three tests based upon the NFPI manual, Natural Family Planning: The Complete Approach. You will be sent one test at a time. You will answer the questions or apply rules based on the readings. After you have successfully completed the first test, you will be sent the second test. When you successfully complete the second, you will be sent the third test. After the three tests are completed, you will be asked to interpret two charts.

 

More information can be obtained at the NFPI website: www.NFPandmore.org

Follow the Home Study Course Link.

A donation is requested.

 

 

The Universal Church



News from around the Catholic World

 

The Holy See

 
Pope Francis
 
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Vatican News Service

Pope Francis' Daily Spiritual Reflections
 

Our Holy Father's Prayer Intentions for July:


Universal: That indigenous peoples, whose identity and very existence are threatened, will be shown due respect.

Evangelization: That the Church in Latin America and the Caribbean, by means of her mission to the continent, may announce the Gospel with renewed vigor and enthusiasm.

 

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Diocese of Pueblo


The Most Reverend Stephen J. Berg
Bishop of Pueblo

Diocesan Calendar can be found here: www.dioceseofpueblo.org/calendar

Diocese of Pueblo Prayer for Vocations

Almighty God, ever faithful to Your word,
You have promised to send us shepherds and leaders
after Your own heart to gather and guide us.
We thank You for those priests and religious
who are persevering in their vocations,
and ask You to send them an increase in fellow laborers with Christ
for the salvation of souls.
Mary, Queen of Vocations, Pray for us.
St. Therese of the Child Jesus, patroness of our diocese, Pray for us.

 


Diocesan Newspaper 
Today's Catholic

Catholic Issues


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Our Prayer


The LORD bless you and keep you!
The LORD let his face shine upon
you, and be gracious to you!
The LORD look upon you kindly and
give you peace!

 


Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 24, 2016

You were buried with him in baptism,

in which you were also raised with him through faith

in the power of God, who raised him from the dead.

--Colossians 2:12

 


 

Jesus, I Trust in You!


By asking for the Lord's mercy, trusting in His mercy, and sincerely trying to live His mercy in our lives, we can assure that we will never hear Him say of us, "Their hearts are far  from Me," but rather that wonderful promise, "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy."

Year of Mercy


December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016

Vatican Web Site

US Conference of Catholic Bishops

Love, Healing, Forgiveness, Reconciliation

Contact OLM

Click here to download a pdf of Diocesan information about
Holy Doors - Pilgrimage
Indulgences - Confession

Diocese of Pueblo Web Site for Healing

Obtaining the Indulgences
The
Spiritual & Corporal Works of Mercy


Tools for Facilitating the Sacrament of Reconciliation

"Do not be ashamed, the Father awaits you with Open Arms!"
(pdf download)

 



PEACE & JUSTICE
 

Remember to pray for peace every day at noon.

A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.

Simone Weil, French philosopher, Christian mystic, and social activist



POINTS TO PONDER
 

Youth Ministry Process

Many people think that youth ministry is “just” Religious Education (Catechism, CCD, Formation, or whatever you want to call it) but actually Youth Ministry is much more than preparation of a Sacrament. Over the next few weeks we will print our goals and objectives for working with teens in the parish.

Goals

  • Goal 1: Empowerment -- To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.
  • Goal 2: Participation -- To draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.
  • Goal 3: Growth -- To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person.

Eight Components of a Comprehensive Youth Ministry Program outlined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:

  • Community Life
  • The ministry of Community Life builds an environment of love,

    support, appreciation for diversity, and acceptance that models

    Catholic principals. It develops meaningful relationships; and

    nurtures Catholic faith.

    ● Promotes and engages young people in the life, activities, and

    ministries of the parish in meaningful and age-appropriate ways.

    ● Provides avenues for young people to participate as members

    of their faith community.

    ● Guide’s young people in developing healthy perspective of joys

    and pains of relationships and skills that promotes positive and

    healthy interaction. What can the parish community do to support

    our youth? Be models of caring adults who accept teens who

    might be “just a little different” in their style of hair or dress.

    Perhaps remembering how you might have dressed back in your

    “day”. A parish picnic might not be as appealing to teens as it is to

    senior citizens

  • Social, Justice & Service,

● Our faith calls us to work for justice and serve those in need.

● The ministry of Justice & Service empowers young people to

work for justice by concrete efforts to address the causes of human

suffering; and infuses the concepts of justice, peace, and human

dignity into all areas of our youth ministry efforts.

What can the parish community do to support our teens in the

area of Justice and Service? Be aware of the Catholic Social

Teachings of the Catholic Church. Many of the teachings are

counter cultural and we sometimes ignore the teachings we don’t

like…and turn to the service (or charity) part of Justice and Service.

Our teens are involved in many aspects of this ministry. Justice

and Service is more than collecting food and giving away clothes

we don’t like anymore.

 

  • Evangelization,
     

● The ministry of Evangelization is the energizing core of all ministry

with young people. All of the relationships, ministry components,

and programs must proclaim their faith. They must invite young

people into a deeper relationship with our Lord and empower them to live as disciples.

Evangelization of our young people includes:

● Witnessing our faith in all aspects of OUR lives – offering ourselves

and our parish community as living models of the Christian faith in practice.

● Reaching out to young people by meeting them in their various life

situations, building relationships, providing healing care and

concern, offering genuine responses to their needs and inviting them

into a deeper relationship with our community and our Lord.

● Invites young people personally into the life and mission of our

faith community so that they may experience the support, nurture

and care necessary to live as Christians.

● Challenges young people to follow Jesus in a life of discipleship,

shaping their lives in the vision, values and teachings of Jesus and

living His mission throughout their daily lives.

● Calls young people to evangelize to other young people, their

families and communities.

What can the parish community do to help support our teens in

the area of Evangelization? Become an evangelizer! Don’t sit back

and complain about things, be an agent of hope and spread the

“Good News” of Jesus Christ and promote the parish.
 

  • Leadership Development,
     

● The ministry of Leadership Development calls forth, affirms,

and empowers the diverse gifts, talents, and abilities of adults

and young people in our faith community. Leaders must be

trained and encouraged. To do this we must have a wide diversity

of ADULT AND YOUTH leaders in a variety of roles.

● The ministry of Leadership Development empowers all young

people for leadership and ministry with their peers-in schools,

parishes, and civic communities.

● We affirm and support them by giving youth opportunities where

they can contribute.

What can the parish community do to help with Leadership Development?

Model good leadership and offer your skills to the

ministry whatever they may be. Help out financially with the festivals

and national conferences so our youth can attend no matter

what their family’s financial state is like.
 

  • Pastoral Care,

The Ministry of Pastoral Care is a compassionate presence

in imitation of Jesus’ care of people, especially those who are hurting and in need.

● Collaborates with the wider community in providing

direct support or aid to the community and especially to

youth at risk in the form of programs, services, service

projects, and counseling.

● The Ministry of Pastoral Care develops life skills of

adolescents, such as relationship building, assertiveness’,

nonviolent conflict resolution, decision-making, and planning.

● Guide’s young people in making important life decisions.

● Fosters spiritual development of young people.

● Creates network of care and support for young people.

● Strengthens family life by assisting families to improve

family skills such as communication, decision-making,

problem solving, and reconciliation.

● Provides and connects adolescents and families to

support services, referral resources, and self help groups

to promote healing during times of loss, sudden change,

unexpected crisis, and problems, personal or family transitions.

 

  • Prayer & Worship, 

● The ministry of Prayer and Worship celebrates and deepens

young people’s faith. Mass, prayer services, praying and more

awakens their awareness of the spirit at work in their lives;

incorporates young people more fully into the sacramental life of

the church.

The ministry of Prayer and Worship...

● Promotes participation of youth in liturgy.

● Provides opportunities for creative prayer with young people

in peer, family, and intergenerational settings.

● Allows music and song to express the vitality of young people.

● Provides young people with effective and intentional education

and formation for liturgy worship and sacraments.

● Apprentices and trains young people in liturgical ministries

(lector or Eucharistic training).

What can the parish community do to enrich Prayer and Worship with

teens? Attending Mass on a regular basis and fully participating by singing

and listening. Letting teens see you praying in restaurants and family

events. Taking time in Adoration with the Blessed Sacrament or to pray the

Stations of the Cross. Do we only find time to attend Mass if nothing else

is going on or want to sleep in on Sunday? Remembering that the

Eucharistic Celebration is the CENTER of our faith.

 

  • Advocacy,

● Promoting and protecting the sanctity of human life as a Gift

from God.

● Promoting and supporting each individual within our

community of teens as well as the disadvantaged, the sick, the

elderly, the unborn, and the poor.

● Empowering our young people by giving them a voice and

calling them to responsibility and accountability around the

issues that affect them and their future.

How can the parish community be Advocates for the youth, the

parish? We must demand quality education and support our teachers

even if don’t have children/teens in public school. Be agents

of change with life from “womb to tomb”.

 

  • Education/ Catechesis

 

 


  

July is the Month of the Most Precious Blood

Almighty, and everlasting God,
who hast appointed Thine only-begotten Son to be the Redeemer of the world,
and hast been pleased to be reconciled unto us by His Blood,



grant us, we beseech Thee,
so to venerate with solemn worship the price of our salvation,
that the power thereof may here on earth keep us from all things hurtful,
and the fruit of the same may gladden us for ever hereafter in heaven.
Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

Information taken fromwww.catholicculture.org

 


 

Click here for more on all of the
Feasts in the Month of July

 

1. St. Junipero Serra (USA); St. Oliver Plunket, Opt. Mem.
3. Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
Christ confers His mission on the seventy-two disciples.
4. Independence Day (USA), Opt. Mem.
5. Anthony Mary of Zaccaria; Elizabeth of Portugal, Opt. Mem.
6. Maria Goretti, Opt. Mem.
9. Augustine Zhao Rong and companions, Opt. Mem.
10. Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
The Gospel relates the parable of the Good Samaritan.
11. Benedict, Memorial
13. Henry, Opt. Mem.
14. St. Kateri Tekakwitha (USA), Memorial
15. Bonaventure, Memorial
16. Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Opt. Mem.
17. Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
The Gospel tells the story of Martha and Mary.
18. Camillus de Lellis (USA), Opt. Mem.
20. Apollinaris, Opt. Mem.
21. Lawrence of Brindisi, Opt. Mem.
22. Mary Magdalene, Memorial
23. Bridget, Opt. Mem.
24. Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
Jesus says, "Ask and you shall receive."
25. James, Feast
26. Joachim and Anne, Memorial
29. Martha, Memorial
30. Peter Chrysologus, Opt. Mem.
31. Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
Jesus tells us to lay up treasures that will last.


Information taken fromwww.catholicculture.org

The Liturgy of the Word


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Universalis

LITURGY OF THE HOURS


The Word of God

New American Bible

USCCB
Readings for Mass

 

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Daily Gospel Reflections:
From Daily Prayer Online
From Creighton University
From Don Schwager

The Culture of Life

 

How can we protect our children when we don't respect life?

Mother Teresa  I feel that the greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion, because it is a war against the child - a direct killing of the innocent child - murder by the mother herself. And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill one another? How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love, and we remind ourselves that love means to be willing to give until it hurts.--Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life, then, that you and your descendants may live, by loving the LORD, your God, obeying his voice, and holding fast to him. For that will mean life for you, a long life for you to live on the land which the LORD swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give to them. Dt 30:19-20

Let us Pray: Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle, be our protection against the malice and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him we humbly pray; and do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all evil spirits who wander through the world for the ruin of souls. Amen.

LOVE is to will the good of the other.

 

Whom you would change, you must first love
and they must know that you love them.
Martin Luther King

 

AND WE DO!
 

www.abortionforgiveness.com
 


Rachael's Vineyard
Healing

Pregnant? Need Help? Click here 

Priests for Life

Post Abortive Care


Silent No More
Awareness


The Monthly Word of Life is here! The English and Spanish versions of the
Word of Life are posted on the
Word of Life webpage.




Next Campaign:
Our Fall campaign will be from September 28 through November 6.


Last campaign: February 10 – March 20, 2016
more than 504 Lives saved.

40daysforlife.com

 

Click for other Culture of Life Resources

 


 

Matthew 25

Let's Develop
The Spiritual Virtue of Charity & Perform Corporal Works of Mercy

Click Here to see other charities that have solicited our support

Amruthavani Communication Centre of India



Food For The Poor

A Message from Food For The Poor

To Our Lady of the Meadows and Holy Rosary Families:

Food For The Poor wishes to thank you for the welcome

you extended to Father Norman on our recent

visit to your parish.

 

On behalf of our brothers and sisters throughout the

Caribbean and Latin America, we thank you for your

compassion and care. We are blessed by and grateful

for your generosity.

In Christ,

The Food For The Poor Family

 

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pueblo

Give and Pray for the victims of oppression and violence in Syria, Sudan and all over the world

 

 


 


ONLINE EDUCATION

The Diocese of Pueblo continues its partnership with the University of Dayton to offer online courses in theology and spirituality. Most of the courses last five weeks and cost $50. Those interested in taking one of these courses can select from over 70 topics offered by the University of Dayton. Anyone new to online education might want to begin with some of their basic courses first.  A few of these include: Bible Basics, Catholic Beliefs, and Images of Jesus. People who have more experience with theology workshops or online courses might also consider: Introduction to Scripture, Introduction to Christian Morality, Survey of Catholic Doctrine, or one of their many other courses.

Anyone interested in taking one of these courses is encouraged to explore the University of Dayton’s website at vlc.udayton.edu. The next cycle of classes begins August 28 and lasts until October 1. Registration opened July 13. Any questions regarding registration or reimbursement can be referred to Sister Betty Werner via e-mail at bwerner@dioceseofpueblo.org

 

 

" Above all, let your love for one another be intense, because love covers a multitude of sins. Be hospitable to one another without complaining.  As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God's varied grace. Whoever preaches, let it be with the words of God; whoever serves, let it be with the strength that God supplies, so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen ."
-- 1 Peter 4:8-11


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You have been told, O mortal, what is good, and what the LORD requires of you:

Only to do justice and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8