Belong 19:28  +  Oct. 2, 2019


We are beginning our new Station of Lifelong Conversion: “Prayer.” Our six rotating stations are based on a U.S. Catholic Bishops pastoral plan. Those main points for your consideration if you’d like to join in this three month spiritual journey include:

  • Become familiar with the diverse forms and expressions of Christian prayer, with special attention to "the Our Father, the prayer which Jesus taught his disciples and which is the model of all Christian prayer."
  • Experience and appreciate the richness of the Catholic ascetical-mystical tradition as it has taken form across the centuries in diverse historical and cultural settings.
  • Develop a regular pattern of personal prayer and spiritual reflection, recognizing vocal prayer, meditation, and contemplative prayer as basic and fruitful practices in the life of a disciple of Jesus.
  • Engage in shared prayer with others, especially family prayer, as well as at parish meetings and in small communities of faith.
  • Recognize and encourage practices of popular piety and devotion that help believers express and strengthen their faith in Jesus Christ.

(See the Catechism, nos. 2558-2865; General Directory for Catechesis, nos. 84-85, 87.)


9tqcrvy7ihzbwdfa8dkrd5hqoil.jpg In the main entry of the Cathedral there are FREE "Powerful Prayers Every Catholic Should Know" booklets below the left side TV monitor. 


"How Am I Supposed to Pray?"
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Free access for parishioners.  Go to and use the code 82F2DN when you register.  This online resource is a treasure-trove of spiritual aids.





St. Joseph Prayer

Father, you entrusted our Savior to the care of St. Joseph. By the help of his prayers, may your Church continue to serve its Lord, Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.


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