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O Holy Night

      Now there were shepherds in that region living in the fields and keeping the night watch over their flock. The angel of the Lord appeared to them and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were struck with … Continue reading

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The red poinsettia we use to decorate the sanctuary at St Joseph Cathedral for Christmas is a plant of legend and symbolism. It’s popularity in the Americas stems from its use in Mexico by the Spanish Missionaries as La flor de … Continue reading

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Christmas Schedule

  Monday, December 24, 2012 3:15 PM – Prelude with Cathedral Youth Orchestra and Choir 4:00 PM – Nativity of the Lord Vigil Mass with Msgr McCarthy 11:00 PM – Christmas Eve Concert before Midnight Mass Tuesday, December 25, 2012 … Continue reading

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Keep Coming Home

We were blessed at the Cathedral this past weekend with very large crowds. The Children’s Christmas Vigil Mass was packed! Some thought as many as 1500 people. What a great sign of things to come to have so many young … Continue reading

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Christ the Savoir is Born

Merry Christmas!

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Silent Night

Silent night, holy night Wondrous star, lend thy light; With the angels let us sing, Alleluia to our King; Christ the Savior is born, Christ the Savior is born!

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Christmas Mass Schedule

Note: There is no 9:00 AM Mass or afternoon Confession on Saturday, December 24th. Saturday, December 24, 2011 3:15 PM – Prelude – Cathedral Youth Orchestra 4:00 PM – Nativity of the Lord Vigil Mass – Celebrant – Msgr. John … Continue reading

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Come Leap for Joy!

Today’s Gospel reading is Luke’s accounting of The Visitation (Luke 1: 39-45). A more beautiful encounter between two cousins there has never been. Filled with the Holy Spirit, Elizabeth comes to instantly recognize Mary as the most blessed of all … Continue reading

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Prepare Ye the Way

  Today we lit the final candle of the Advent Wreath; Christmas is but a few days away. Are you ready? Not to worry, there is still time to set you heart and mind straight! But don’t delay. Introit for … Continue reading

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The large transept chapel on the west side of the Cathedral is known as Our Lady Chapel. Depicting the Holy Family at the Nativity, the theme for the beautiful altarpiece is God’s Love of Man Manifest in Our Saviour’s Mother. … Continue reading

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