A New Creation
“So whoever is in Christ is a new creation: the old things have passed away; behold, new things have come.” – 2 Cor. 5:17
A New Creation was made by St. Patrick’s Catholic church to encourage God’s people to continue their good practices after Lent, by giving them resources to fan their flame as a new creation in the resurrected Christ.
When: Divine Mercy Sunday – Pentecost (April 11th- May 23rd)
- Divine Mercy resource table – April 10th-11th
- Following all Masses this weekend we will have a table with Divine Mercy resources
- Divine Mercy Sunday – April 11th
- Join us for 11:00am Mass, presentation at 12:30pm with a speaker, free meal, and a special Holy Hour at 2:00pm
- Mass w/ Open Adoration & Chaplet – Tuesdays
- Join us on Tuesday evenings at 6:15pm for Mass and after; Adoration with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy
- Encounter Sacred Relics – May 16th
- Fr. Carlos Martin will begin with a presentation at 3:30pm, followed by an opportunity to venerate 150 sacred relics
- Pentecost– May 23rd
- Join us for Mass at 9:00am and 11:00am, or the vigil mass at 5:00pm
- More to be announced
Divine Mercy Sunday
“Whoever approaches the Fountain of Life on this day will be granted complete forgiveness of sins and punishment. ” (300)
On this day alone, we can receive the same graces we had at our baptism: complete forgiveness of sins and punishment of sin. During confession our sins are wiped away, but unless we are completely contrite, the punishment of those sins still remain. On this day alone, we can be completely made new.
How do I receive these graces?
- Receive Jesus in the Eucharist
- Trust in His Mercy
In order to meet criteria one, we must have gone to confession within at least a year and receive in a state of grace. Please utilize the sacrament of confession before Divine Mercy Sunday in order to receive worthily. For criteria 2, trust in the Lord’s Mercy: “The graces of My mercy are drawn by means of one vessel only, and that is — trust. The more a soul trusts, the more it will receive .”(1578)
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Free Meal, Talk, and Holy Hour
Meet us after 11:00am mass in the Social Hall to start with a snack and fellowship. At 12:30pm listen to a speaker talk about Divine Mercy, and move into a light meal put on by our Knights of Columbus. At 2:00pm we will start the Holy Hour that will include The Chaplet of Divine Mercy in song and mediation resources on God’s Mercy.
“When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which parted and came to rest on each one of them. And they were all filled with the holy Spirit and began to speak in different tongues, as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim.” Acts 2: 1-4
- Vigil mass will be Saturday May 22nd at 5:00pm, and Sunday Morning at 9:00am and 11:00am
- More to be announced
If there’s any questions, please contact the Pastoral Care and Outreach Coordinator Jeremy Weakly at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or through the parish phone number.