Consecrations09-15-2019Fr. Larry Merta
Today is the Feast day of our Lady of Sorrows which holds another opportunity for families of Holy Cross to consecrate their home and family life to the maternal protection of our Lady through this wonderful devotion, 33 days to Morning Glory. Remember that this push for consecration among our families came at the invitation of our Bishop, Thomas Olmsted, who has led our diocese to the 50th Anniversary Celebrations.
Consecrate means to set apart, set apart from all that is worldly, mundane. To that point, we all have our experiences of living among those who are not of a religious mindset, who do not speak of God in a respectful way or address him as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. At the Steubenville Youth Conference I visited over the summer, I met a priest from Oregon who share this statistic: sixty percent of the population in his state is unchurched, uncatechized, or has fallen into some form of religiosity other than Christian. Sixty percent!READ MORE
Announcements and Events
Sep 22, 2019: 3:00pm
Si tienen un niño menor de 7 años que quieren bautizar, daremos una sesión de orientación el domingo, 22 de septiembre a las 3:00pm.
Sep 23, 2019: 9:15am - 11:00am
Mondays 9:15-11:00am in Wellens Hall, Sep 23 - Nov 18 (except Columbus and Veterans Day)