Parish News Blog


09
Dec 2018

About half of the students who are enrolled in our parish school are from families that cannot afford to pay the entire amount for tuition. These students should not be denied a Catholic Education. If you have the means, and want to share with another some of what the Lord has blessed you with, you can adopt a student in your parish school. If you are interested in doing so, just put whatever you want in an envelope and write the word ​“TUITION” ​​on the envelope and drop it in the collection (you may want to write down your name and address to receive tax credit). There are also......

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09
Dec 2018

As Catholics, we believe that the Eucharist is the truly the Body and Blood of Jesus. We believe that at the consecration of Mass the substance of bread and wine is really changed into the substance of the Body and Blood of Jesus. This is the ONE part of the Mass that we should not be moving about the church. Going to the restroom can wait! We need to be attentive at this time. Also, if we truly believe in the Eucharist, we should make sure that we participate in Mass every Sunday and during the week when our schedules allow. On Mondays, Jesus present in the Blessed Sacrament......

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09
Dec 2018

Msgr. Larry is planning a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in honor of his 75​th birthday and his retirement from active ministry leaving Corpus Christi on November 26, 2014, and returning on June 18, 2019. If you are interested in making this pilgrimage with him, please contact Deacon Freddie Perez at (361)510-5474 or contact “Go with Jo” Travel at (956) 423-1446. The price will be about $3,700 per person based on double occupancy. The price includes all meals except lunch on the day of departure, but does include a farewell dinner. A $300 deposit is required to save a place. The pilgrimage will be a once in a life......

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09
Dec 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Lord be with you! Today is the second Sunday of Advent. Remember that the Advent season is a season of penance, a time for us to repent and turn more to preparing ourselves spiritually for the Birth of the child Jesus. It will be easy for us to get lost in the worldly preparations for Christmas as we run from store to store to get the bargains as we shop for the right present for that special person. We will be going to different Christmas parties, and will probably eat and drink more than we should. We......

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02
Dec 2018

Saturday, December 2nd, is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception which is a holy day of obligation. There will be a Vigil Mass on Friday at 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon. The evening is a Sunday Mass. You can not fulfill your obligation for the holy day at 5:30 p.m. Mass.  You will have to participate in Mass on Saturday and Sunday. THERE IS NO TWO FOR ONE SPECIAL!...

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02
Dec 2018

To prepare ourselves for Christmas, it is suggested that we make an extra effort to spend time with Jesus present in the Blessed Sacrament during the Mondays of Advent. The doors of the church will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Remember that you will also be able to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) every Monday from 7 – 8:00 p.m....

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02
Dec 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Lord be with you! When a couple gets the exciting news that a baby is on the way, their hearts are filled with joy. For nine months, the mother must take special care of her body for whatever she eats or drink will have an effect on the baby. There is also a lot of time spent on making the physical preparation for the new arrival. As the birth date gets nearer, the excitement grows. It was the same for Mary and Joseph when Mary was pregnant with Jesus. But in the last days of her pregnancy,......

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19
Nov 2018

As Christmas and the end of the year approaches, let give thanks to God for what He has given to us by doing for others. It would be a great jester of Thanksgiving and Christmas generosity to make a contribution to our Parish School. Over half of the students that attend SSCM Parish School receive some sort of financial assistance. Please consider making a donation to help insure these students will be able to continue receiving a Catholic education. You can give online at ​sscmc.org or make checks payable to SSCM School....

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19
Nov 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! Every year the people of the United States take time out on Thanksgiving Day to remember those brave pilgrims who left the land of their birth and settled in North America. Even though they struggled as they learned to live with the Native Americans, they did learn from each other as they shared their lives. A picture that comes to mind is the one of pilgrims and Native Americans sitting at the same table sharing a meal together. That tradition continues to this day with our families and friends. That is what......

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12
Nov 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! May the Peace of the Risen Lord be with you! Friday of this week, November 16, is a very important and exciting day for our Ss. Cyril and Methodius parish family. It is our parish’s turkey day! Every year I look forward to our annual cover dish Thanksgiving Dinner. It has become a tradition that truly celebrates our unity as a parish family. This will be our 27th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. This year’s dinner will be my last one as the pastor of this wonderful parish. When I first came to the......

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