SAINT AGNES CATHEDRAL 533 South Jefferson Springfield, MO 65806
EXTRAORDINARY FORM OF THE MASS (LATIN)
CELEBRANT: Father Jeff Fasching
August 9th, 2015
11th Sunday after Pentecost
Epistle: 1 Cor. 15:1-10
Gospel: Mk. 7:31-37
Mon 10 No Latin Mass
Tue 11 SS. Tiburtius & Susanna, Virgin, Martyrs
Wed 12 St. Clare, Virgin
Thu 13 SS. Hippolytus & Cassian, Martyrs
Fri 14 Vigil of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Join the Latin Mass community for a pot-luck dinner immediately following Sunday Mass on August 16th in the school cafeteria.
“Charity is patient, is kind...is not provoked to anger.” 1Cor. 13:4.5. Charity is never wearied and is never impatient with the ungrateful. It is not irritated when repulsed, but perseveres in loving and doing good. Charity should not look for gratitude. Even when coldness and hostility are encountered it should continue to give itself...all for love of God!
The characteristic of charity, according to Saint Paul, is that it does not permit itself to be “overcome by evil” but it “overcomes evil by good.” Rom. 12:21.
Charity is completely forgetful of self. The soul who truly loves God spends itself for its neighbor because love of God and love of neighbor are one and the same! Love of neighbor has its source in God!
“Teach me, O Lord, to love my neighbor even when not loved by him, to love him with no concern for my own benefit, but solely because You love me, solely to repay Your gratuitous love.” St. Catherine of Sienna.
In Christo Jesu et
Father Jeff Fasching