Prayer of St. Cyprian
Almighty God, we are reminded through your servant St. Cyprian, of your Spirit always within us and Your continued presence in us, and of our oneness with You and the Church. May we always grow together and profess You in Faith, Unity, and Hope. Guided by the Holy Spirit, we ask this through Christ our Lord
From the Pastor’s Desk
May Jesus Christ, whose heart radiates love and peace, be with you!
The month of October is filled with many themes. Most notably, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I encourage everyone to wear something pink in support of those who are living with or have survived breast cancer.
This is also Respect Life Month. We are called to respect life in all stages of existence. We support pro-life with the creation of babies and even life against violent crimes.
During this month, we recognize Mary, Mother of God through the recitation of the rosary. Pray the rosary and ask the Blessed Mother to intercede for you and all your intentions.
There are other special themes during the month of October. We pause to recognize, support, and live out these themes the best we can.
On a personal note, I have been serving as a Regional Dean for the Archbishop for the past eight years. As Dean, I am responsible for fifteen parishes in the city area. I am the go between for these parishes, the Archbishop, Auxiliary Bishops, and the Archdiocese. I represent the Archbishop to these parishes. Beginning the first week of Advent (next month), some of the deans will be released of this job and some will be retained. I am retained as Regional Dean with extended work and responsibilities. In addition to ministering to my two parishes (St. Ignatius and St. Cyprian), I will be more involved with the other thirteen parishes. I ask for your prayers, patience, understanding and support.
Our readings for today’s Mass reminds us to serve God, this is not a duty but a privilege. The most important quality to bring to that service is love. We are urged to serve God without any claims or reward. We are all called to be of service to God and to one another.
Peace and Blessings
Coming To Mass, Please Remember:
Wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and water.
Masks are optional
Do not attend Mass if you are sick
Please sanitize your hands when you enter church
No Precious Blood at this time
Do not hold hands during the “Our Father”
We continue to follow the guidelines from the CDC. The church is sanitized between each mass and deep cleaned during the week preparing for Sunday Mass.