Thursday, July 31, 2014

Bulletin 215

AINT AGNES CATHEDRAL 533 South Jefferson Springfield, MO 65806


CELEBRANT: Father Jeffery Fasching

August 3, 2014

8th Sunday after Pentecost

Epistle: Rom. 8: 12-17
Gospel: Lk. 16: 1-9

Mon 4 No Latin Mass
Tue 5 Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major
Wed 6 Transfiguration of Our Lord
Thu 7 Saint Cajetan, Confessor
Fri 8 Saint John Mary Vianney, Confessor

Mass on August 1 will be followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and benediction.

Potluck dinner following the 2:30pm Latin Mass on Sunday, August 3.

God always offers us His grace. However, sometimes we must exercise great effort and sacrifice in order to receive it and benefit from it. Think of all the people who put strenuous effort into making money and amassing riches. Think about how so many people strive for earthly honors and rewards with all their might. We must exercise the same zeal when it comes to the salvation of our souls. If we put all our effort into striving for holiness, there is absolutely nothing we cannot accomplish!

Saint Paul emphasizes the power of the Spirit we have received making us sons of God. We must nourish the gift of God in His Spirit through our prayer and good works. If we make this our first priority, God will bless us abundantly!

In Christo Jesu et
Maria Immaculata,

Father Jeff Fasching