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BECOMING CATHOLIC: RCIA
Every Monday at 7PM in the classroom
For more information contact Fr. Thomas Saucier at:
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Every Monday at 9PM with a choir
WEEKLY BIBLE STUDIES
Wednesday, 9:30 PM
Thursday, 6:00 PM – Women in the Bible (All are Welcome)
Sunday, 10:30 AM
Thursday at 7 PM
CONFIRMATION APPLICATION DEADLINE
The deadline to submit an application is Monday, 2/6. You can download one at www.uacatholic.org/confirmation. Classes begin on 2/13 and meet each Monday from 7PM-9PM. For more information, contact Manny Guzman at:
DOMINICAN NOVICES IN TUCSON
The Novices of the Western Dominican Province will be visiting our community next weekend for all of the Masses. Join us in welcoming them and learning more about how God calls each one of us into service.
We will have Welcome Receptions after the 9:30AM and 11:15AM Masses on Sunday, February 12th.
TRAINING FOR NEW LITURGICAL MINISTERS
Wednesday, February 15th, at 6PM in the Chapel.
This is for anyone interested in serving as a
Lector, Eucharistic Minister, or Sacristan for weekend Masses.
7PM – Becoming Catholic: RCIA
9PM – Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with live worship music
7PM – Gathering for New Music Ministers, vocal and instrumental
9:30PM – Bible Study
6PM – Bible Study
7PM – Free Movie Night, “Of Gods and Men” – discussion to follow the screening
10:30AM – Bible Study
Fr. John Paul’s Spiritual Brew:
Our readings this Sunday remind us to remember that though life can be filled with different joys and difficulties… that God cares and both affirms our situations and blesses them. “Blessed are the poor spirit… Blessed are they who mourn.. Blessed are the meek..” God’s blessings and protection is over us. Blessed are you when no mercy appears to be present… God sees our plight, and pours “blessing” into it, and helps us to stand and to find our way. Matthew’s Gospel reminds us that God sees and recognizes the highs and lows of his people.. And, that the promise of the prophets was not a
myth that would not be fulfilled, but is a fact that is realized in the person of Jesus Christ. By virtue of our baptism into Christ Jesus.. we have been blessed and embraced whole and entire, and are invited to be encouraged by the friendship offered to us in Christ.
May this grace always be a source of blessings that guides us on our way. “”Blessed are the clean of heart, the peacemakers, those who carry the weight of striving for righteousness, and all persecuted for living the example of Christ in their lives.. It’s not easy to allow our faith to become real, practiced, true, and enlivened…..But, when we do, God’s Kingdom is realized here on the earth, and
people benefit. Let us “take courage” and not fear doing our part in allowing God’s blessing to heal and raise us up… May we “Take courage, and be not afraid”