February 22, 2024

Dear Friends,

We will be open for the Fridays of Lent.  The Rosary will be prayed at 11:30 am to precede the Noon Mass since the Stations of the Cross will follow Mass.  This Saturday, Our Lady’s day, consider a visit to her shrine to ask her to help you live a holy Lent.  Tom Meagher will continue to teach “Catholic Matters Apologetics” after Mass from 1:00-2:00 pm provide the Catholic perspective on issues upon which Catholics and Protestants differ.

Monday, Feb. 26, is our second “Come and See” Meeting (an informational meeting) to learn about becoming a member of the Franciscan Third Order as a “Secular Franciscan”—someone who lives in the world as a lay person but lives out the spirituality of St. Francis of Assisi—will be on Monday, February 26.  It will be at 7:00-8:00 pm in the lower level of St. Joseph Chapel.  Franciscan friar Father Alex Kratz, and formator, Sandy McNeely, will provide a presentation followed by Q&A.  IF YOU CAN’T ATTEND THIS MEETING AND MISSED THE JANUARY MEETING BUT ARE STILL INTERESTED (or for more information), contact Fr. Alex.

First Friday & First Saturday fall next week (March 1 and 2). Please mark your calendar.

Please keep in mind Third Mondays, our Evening of Reparation, and Third Thursdays, our Mass & Holy Hour for LIFE, as ways to contribute to calling down Divine Mercy upon our beleaguered country and world.

To communicate with me, please DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS EMAIL but email me directly at [email protected] or call/text me at (313) 727-9784.  Our Lady of the Cape, pray for us!

In Jesus, Mary & Joseph,
Fr. Alex Kratz, OFM
Spiritual Director of Terra Sancta Ministries