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The Liturgy Council oversees the liturgy and makes recommendations to the pastor concerning the interior and exterior of the church building.

Chairman: Bob St. Angelo

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Liturgy Council News

St. Augustine of Hippo 28 August 2018

St. Augustine, bishop of Hippo in north Africa (354-430 A.D.), was one of the great minds of the early Christian church, a theologian whose ideas forever influenced both Roman Catholics and Protestants. But Augustine did not come to Christianity by a straightforward path. At an early age he began searching for the truth in the…

Assumption of Mary 15 August 2018

We will celebrate Mass at 9:00 AM and 5:30 PM in the church. Celebrated every year on August 15, the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven, before her body could begin to decay — a foretaste of our own bodily resurrection…

Transfiguration of the Lord 6 August 2018

The transfiguration of Jesus is an event reported in the New Testament when Jesus is transfigured and becomes radiant in glory upon a mountain. The Synoptic Gospels (Matthew 17:1–8, Mark 9:2–8, Luke 9:28–36) describe it, and the Second Epistle of Peter also refers to it (2 Peter 1:16–18). It has also been hypothesized that the…

St. James, Apostle 25 July 2018

James, son of Zebedee (Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב‬, Yaʿqob; Greek: Ἰάκωβος; Coptic: ⲓⲁⲕⲱⲃⲟⲥ; died 44 AD) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, and traditionally considered the first apostle to be martyred. He was a son of Zebedee and Salome, and brother of John the Apostle. He is also called James the Greater or James the…

St. Benedict 11 July 2018

Benedict of Nursia (Latin: Benedictus Nursiae; Italian: Benedetto da Norcia; Vulgar Latin: *Benedecto; Gothic: Benedikt; c. 2 March 480 – 543 or 547 AD) is a Christian saint, who is venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Churches, the Catholic Church, the Oriental Orthodox Churches, the Anglican Communion and Old Catholic Churches. He is a patron saint…

St. Thomas, Apostle 3 July 2018

Thomas the Apostle (Biblical Hebrew: תומאס הקדוש‎; Coptic: ⲑⲱⲙⲁⲥ; Classical Syriac: ܬܐܘܡܐ ܫܠܝܚܐ‎ Thoma Shliha; also called Didymus which means “the twin”) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, according to the New Testament. He is informally referred to as “Doubting Thomas” because he doubted Jesus’ resurrection when first told (in the Gospel of…

Parish Retreat 30 June 2018

We will have a retreat at in the Eagle’s Wings room in the Tahoe Center at the Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center on June 30th, 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM. Three simple meals will be provided. Confession will be available, and Mass will be celebrated. Fr. Matt Pennington, who is the pastor of Nativity of…

Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles 29 June 2018

The Feast of Saints Peter and Paul or Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul is a liturgical feast in honor of the martyrdom in Rome of the apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul, which is observed on 29 June. The celebration is of ancient origin, the date selected being the anniversary either of their death…

Nativity of John the Baptist 24 June 2018

Jesus called John the greatest of all those who had preceded him: “I tell you, among those born of women, no one is greater than John….” But John would have agreed completely with what Jesus added: “[Y]et the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he” (Luke 7:28). John spent his time in…

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus 8 June 2018

The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus falls 19 days after Pentecost, on a Friday. The devotion to the Sacred Heart is one of the most widely practiced and well-known Roman Catholic devotions, taking Jesus Christ’s physical heart as the representation of his divine love for humanity. According to the Gospel of John…

St. Augustine of Hippo 28 August 2018

By Paul Munsey | August 21, 2018

St. Augustine, bishop of Hippo in north Africa (354-430 A.D.), was one of the great minds of the early Christian church, a theologian whose ideas forever influenced both Roman Catholics and Protestants. But Augustine did not come to Christianity by a straightforward path. At an early age he began searching for the truth in the…

Assumption of Mary 15 August 2018

By Paul Munsey | August 8, 2018

We will celebrate Mass at 9:00 AM and 5:30 PM in the church. Celebrated every year on August 15, the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven, before her body could begin to decay — a foretaste of our own bodily resurrection…

Transfiguration of the Lord 6 August 2018

By Paul Munsey | July 30, 2018

The transfiguration of Jesus is an event reported in the New Testament when Jesus is transfigured and becomes radiant in glory upon a mountain. The Synoptic Gospels (Matthew 17:1–8, Mark 9:2–8, Luke 9:28–36) describe it, and the Second Epistle of Peter also refers to it (2 Peter 1:16–18). It has also been hypothesized that the…

St. James, Apostle 25 July 2018

By Paul Munsey | July 18, 2018

James, son of Zebedee (Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב‬, Yaʿqob; Greek: Ἰάκωβος; Coptic: ⲓⲁⲕⲱⲃⲟⲥ; died 44 AD) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, and traditionally considered the first apostle to be martyred. He was a son of Zebedee and Salome, and brother of John the Apostle. He is also called James the Greater or James the…

St. Benedict 11 July 2018

By Paul Munsey | July 4, 2018

Benedict of Nursia (Latin: Benedictus Nursiae; Italian: Benedetto da Norcia; Vulgar Latin: *Benedecto; Gothic: Benedikt; c. 2 March 480 – 543 or 547 AD) is a Christian saint, who is venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Churches, the Catholic Church, the Oriental Orthodox Churches, the Anglican Communion and Old Catholic Churches. He is a patron saint…

St. Thomas, Apostle 3 July 2018

By Paul Munsey | June 26, 2018

Thomas the Apostle (Biblical Hebrew: תומאס הקדוש‎; Coptic: ⲑⲱⲙⲁⲥ; Classical Syriac: ܬܐܘܡܐ ܫܠܝܚܐ‎ Thoma Shliha; also called Didymus which means “the twin”) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, according to the New Testament. He is informally referred to as “Doubting Thomas” because he doubted Jesus’ resurrection when first told (in the Gospel of…

Parish Retreat 30 June 2018

By Paul Munsey | June 22, 2018

We will have a retreat at in the Eagle’s Wings room in the Tahoe Center at the Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center on June 30th, 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM. Three simple meals will be provided. Confession will be available, and Mass will be celebrated. Fr. Matt Pennington, who is the pastor of Nativity of…

Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles 29 June 2018

By Paul Munsey | June 22, 2018

The Feast of Saints Peter and Paul or Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul is a liturgical feast in honor of the martyrdom in Rome of the apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul, which is observed on 29 June. The celebration is of ancient origin, the date selected being the anniversary either of their death…

Nativity of John the Baptist 24 June 2018

By Paul Munsey | June 17, 2018

Jesus called John the greatest of all those who had preceded him: “I tell you, among those born of women, no one is greater than John….” But John would have agreed completely with what Jesus added: “[Y]et the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he” (Luke 7:28). John spent his time in…

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus 8 June 2018

By Paul Munsey | June 1, 2018

The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus falls 19 days after Pentecost, on a Friday. The devotion to the Sacred Heart is one of the most widely practiced and well-known Roman Catholic devotions, taking Jesus Christ’s physical heart as the representation of his divine love for humanity. According to the Gospel of John…