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June 19, 2019

Father, through Saint Romuald
You renewed the life of solitude
and prayer in Your Church.
By our self-denial
as we follow Christ
bring us the joy of heaven.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
Who lives and reigns with you
and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.

June 18, 2019

I ask you, Father, to protect and bless my family.
Watch over it so that in the strength of your love
its members may enjoy prosperity,
possess the gift of your peace and,
as the Church alive in this home,
always bear witness to your glory in the world.

Amen.

June 17, 2019

As he ends his tenure as Columban Superior General, Fr. Kevin O'Neill, shares that the 2018 centennial was an opportunity to look to the past with gratitude and "to celebrate our continuing participation in God's mission today."

June 17, 2019

My Lord Jesus Christ,
true God and true Man,
I adore You with every fiber of my being!
I adore You at every instant of time.
I adore You in union with the Immaculate Heart
of our Blessed Mother, Mary,
in union with the pure Heart Of St. Joseph,
in union with all Your Angels and Saints
in the Glory Of Heaven,
in union with Your just on earth,

June 16, 2019

Father, it is Your Commandment that we should honor our fathers;
hear the prayers we offer You for them.
Grant them many years on earth and keep them in health of mind and body.
Bless their word and all they do.
Give them back a hundred-fold whatever they have done for us.
Inspire them with Your love and help them to fulfill Your holy law.

June 15, 2019

Heavenly Mother, we kneel before you
to manifest the sorrow we feel
for the grievances that people cause you,
and to atone by our prayers and sacrifices
for the offenses with which they return your love.
Obtain for them and for us the pardon of so many sins.
Hasten the conversion of sinners
that they may love Jesus
and cease to offend the Lord,

June 14, 2019

St. Joseph, who felt the tribulation and worry of a parent
when the child Jesus was lost,
protect our dear children for time and eternity.
May you be their father and counsellor.
Let them, like Jesus,
grow in age as well as in wisdom and grace
before God and men.
Preserve them from the corruption of his world,

June 13, 2019

O Holy St. Anthony, gentlest of Saints,
your love for God and Charity for His creatures,
made you worthy, when on earth,
to possess miraculous powers.
Miracles waited on your word,
which you were ever ready to speak for those in trouble or anxiety.
Encouraged by this thought,
I implore of you to answer my prayers.

June 12, 2019

O God, bless my children with your life and presence.
May the example of your son
be the foundation upon which
their lives are built,
that the Gospel may always
be their hope and support.
Through your glory forever and ever.

June 11, 2019

God our Father,
You filled Saint Barnabas with faith
and the Holy Spirit
and sent him to convert the nations.
Help us to proclaim the gospel by word and deed.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son,
who lives and reigns with You
and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

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We go in the name of the Church to announce, by deed and word, the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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Phone: 877-299-1920
Fax: 402-291-4984
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