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Bishop’s 19th Annual Catholic Pro-Life Dinner with John Schneider

April 1st, 2012 - Comments Off
The Most Reverend Kevin J. Farrell invites you to attend The Bishop’s 19th Annual Catholic Pro-Life Dinner:  “That They Might Have Life,” benefiting the Catholic Pro-Life Committee, on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, 500 W.
Las Colinas Blvd.  The evening begins with a Wine Pull and Exhibits at 5:00 p.m. and a seated banquet at 6:30 p.m., featuring actor and singer John Schneider, the star of two new pro-life movies.  This event raises critical funds for life-saving outreach for babies and
mothers, pro-life youth and adult education, and postabortion healing ministry.  Reservation price is $100 for an individual seat, $1,000 for a table of ten, and $50 for a student volunteer ticket.  Ticket price includes parking.  Premium tables with private reception tickets are available for $2,500 and up.  Raffle tickets are on sale for $25 a ticket, 3 for $50 and 8 for $100; winners will be drawn at the dinner for a $15,000 American Express Gift Card, a 4-day Carnival cruise, and a BlackBerry® PlayBook Tablet.  Dinner reservations requested by April 2, 2012, after which the price increases to $125.  Seating is limited.  Credit card reservations may be made online at http://www.prolifedallas.org dinner or by phone, 972-267-LIFE (5433).  Spanish translation headsets will be available.

Marissa Meme is a content curator for CatholicFavors.com where you can buy the finest in First Communion crossesFirst Holy Communion gifts for boys and girlsDiamond-cut crystal rosaries, and other religious gift ideas.

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

April 1st, 2012 - Comments Off
In today’s Gospel, we hear the Passion of Jesus Christ proclaimed.  He suffered and died a cruel death for the sake of sinners – for the
sake of all of us.  And St. Paul tells us in today’s second reading that Jesus Christ “humbled Himself becoming obedient to the
point of death, even death on a cross,” St. Paul tells the Philippians in today’s second reading. “Because of this … at the name
of Jesus every knee shall bend and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”
So, by sacrificing Himself the way He did (for the sake of others), Jesus gave glory to the Father.  What does that mean for us today?
As His disciples, we follow in Jesus’ footsteps.  We follow His example.  This does not mean that we are all called to die a cruel
torturous death.  But we are all called to live lives of sacrifice – offering ourselves – our time, our talents, and our treasure – to love
and serve the Lord by loving and serving others.  What’s more, we do not do so in such a way that we give of our excess.  Quite the
opposite, in fact. Jesus’ Passion and Death shows us that this gift of self ought to be sacrificial.  It ought to come from the first fruits
of ourselves.  In fact, we ought to give our whole lives – everything we say and do should be done for the glory of God and the
service of others.
It is not an easy calling, but it is a noble one. The goal of it all, to give glory to the Lord our God.

Marissa Meme is a content curator for CatholicFavors.com where you can buy the finest in First Communion crossesFirst Holy Communion gifts for boys and girlsDiamond-cut crystal rosaries, and other religious gift ideas.

Parish Lenten Mission with Jesse Manibusan

March 18th, 2012 - Comments Off

Date:  March 26, 27, and 28.

Time:  10 a.m. or 7 p.m.

Venue:  Assembly Room of St. Ann’s Parish in Coppell, Texas

Mark your calendars for our upcoming Parish Lenten Mission led by international speaker and musician, Jesse Manibusan.   Jesse is a musician, story teller, and motivational speaker.  Every year he travels the world bringing his love of God and Church to audiences of thousands.  This year, we are fortunate to have him at St. Ann Parish in Coppell, Texas as he will be able engage our entire community for what we think will be our most dynamic parish mission ever.  The “Called” Parish Lenten Mission will take place March 26, 27, and 28, at 10 a.m. and repeated at 7 p.m.

The Fourth Sunday of Lent

March 18th, 2012 - Comments Off
A STEWARDSHIP MOMENT
Jesus tells his disciples of the immeasurable generosity God has bestowed on them by offering His only Son for their salvation.   Good stewards realize this wonderful gift.  God has sacrificed what is most dear to Him for our sake.  Do we rejoice in this gift of Our Savior and respond to this love with our own immeasurable generosity?  Do we allow the light of Christ to shine in the world through us?  Or do we withdraw, refusing this gift, and prefer to live in a way that denies the light of Christ?

Marissa Meme is a content curator for CatholicFavors.com where you can buy the finest in First Communion crossesFirst Holy Communion gifts for boys and girlsDiamond-cut crystal rosaries, and other religious gift ideas.

Join us for Casino Night in Grapevine, TX

March 18th, 2012 - Comments Off

Join us for a night of fun and games on March 24th at the new Senior Center at Grapevine Springs Park in Grapevine, Texas.  All proceeds will benefit a good cause towards rebuilding the iconic Kid Country playground for the next generation of kids. Free child care will be provided. Doors open at 7:00pm.

All donations are tax deductible.

For more information about where to get tickets, visit http://kidcountry2012.com/goal.

Marissa Meme is a content curator for CatholicFavors.com where you can buy the finest in First Communion crossesFirst Holy Communion gifts for boys and girlsDiamond-cut crystal rosaries, and other religious gift ideas.

Fr. Patrick Olaleye’s pilgrimage to Italy

March 15th, 2012 - Comments Off

Treat yourself and loved ones to an adventure of a lifetime–a pilgrimage to Rome, Florence, and Assisi with a Catholic theologian, historian, and New York Times best-selling author as your guide.  Led by Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio (AKA “Dr. Italy” on Catholic radio and TV) and under the spiritual direction of Dallas’ own Fr. Patrick Olaleye, the trip departs from NY and Houston May 14, 2012 and returns May 24.   Passengers of all ages will enjoy a unique combination of daily liturgy, song, art, history, fun, and of course, Italian cuisine! For more information, visit http://www.rometrip.info or call Patricia from the Crossroads Initiative at 804-318-0373.  Act now–available spaces are going fast!

Sterling silver charms for First Communion

March 15th, 2012 - Comments Off

The sterling silver charms and crosses are available for purchase online!  These make wonderful gifts for First Communion and Confirmation.  Please view and order the charms at http://www.CatholicFavors.com

Marissa Meme is a content curator for CatholicFavors.com where you can buy the finest in First Communion crossesFirst Holy Communion gifts for boys and girlsDiamond-cut crystal rosaries, and other religious gift ideas.

Worship continues amid dispute at Crystal Cathedral

March 14th, 2012 - Comments Off

Crystal Cathedral Senior Pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman embraces well-wishers after services in Garden Grove, Calif., Sunday, March 11, 2012.

GARDEN GROVE, California — Despite a reported dispute between its board and its 85-year-old founder that has torn apart the storied congregation, the Crystal Cathedral which was built decades ago will keep airing its weekly “Hour of Power” television broadcast and hold services.

Although its founder, Rev. Robert H. Schuller, and his family members have been fired or have cut ties with the church, Crystal Cathedral Ministries said it will hold regular worship services on Sunday and will continue to air the television program both domestically and internationally.

Charity

March 12th, 2012 - Comments Off

The “Acts” abundantly attest to the celebrated episodes of Bishop Scalabrini’s charity, like the ones that occurred during the 1879 famine: the sale of a pair of horses given him for his pastoral visits, and the pawning of the precious chalice given him by Pius IX.  ”And let’s not forget,” Mons Torta added, “that same pair of horses was sold twice.”

Reading the testimonies dealing with this chapter on charity is a truly moving experience.  The witnesses, too, feel especially moved, like this surveyor who candidly states:  ”Scalabrini was always full of charity during his entire episcopate.  However, during the terrible winter of 1879-1880, he went into a frenzy: he sold his horses and pawned his golden chalice; and his episcopal residence became one of the centers for the feeding of the poor of the city.”

Regulations of Lent

March 12th, 2012 - Comments Off

*Abstinence from meats is to be observed by all Catholics 14 years old and older on Ash Wednesday and on all the Fridays of Lent.

*Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday by all Catholics between the ages of 18 to 60. Those who are bound by this may take only one full meal OR two smaller meals are permitted if necessary to maintain strength according to one’s needs, but eating solid foods between meals is not permitted.