Spiritual Resources, Online Mass options

Online options, tips for getting the most out of Mass online

The following resources are provided as spiritual aids in this time of isolation and physical separation from our faith community and the sacraments. 

Spiritual Resources

Diocese of Raleigh: Keeping a prayerful life at home

Project Youth Ministry: Sundays, 8:00 p.m.

Ignited By Truth Conference: Saturday, April, 18, 10-5:00 p.m.

Spiritual Communion

What is spiritual Communion?

Spiritual Communion is the practice of desiring union with Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist. It is used primarily by individuals who cannot receive holy Communion, such as the ill, the divorced and remarried (and now, in a time of isolation due to Covid-19), and those who have not yet been received into full communion with the Church. St. Thomas Aquinas described it as “an ardent desire to receive Jesus in the most holy sacrament and lovingly embrace him” at a time or in circumstances when we cannot receive him in sacramental Communion.

Act of spiritual Communion

My Jesus,
I believe that you are
present in the Most Holy Sacrament.
I love you above all things, and I desire to receive you into my soul.
Since I cannot at this moment
receive you sacramentally,
come at least spiritually
into my heart. I embrace you
as if you were already there and
unite myself wholly to you.
Never permit me to be
separated from you. Amen

Holy Week Masses Onlne

 ... continuing three thousand and five hundred years of salvation history, virtually.

Diocese of Raleigh YouTube channel
Holy Thursday, April 9
7:00 PM Bilingual | Worship aid (PDF)
Bishop Zarama presiding and homilist

Good Friday, April 10
3:00 PM Bilingual | Worship aid (PDF)
Bishop Zarama presiding and homilist

Easter Vigil, April 11
8:30 PM Bilingual | Worship aid (PDF)
Bishop Zarama presiding and homilist

Easter Sunday, April 12
8:30 AM Spanish | Worship aid (PDF)
10:00 AM English | Worship aid (PDF)
Bishop Zarama presiding at both Masses.
Fr. Pedro homilist at 8:30 AM; Msgr Brockman homilist at 10:00 AM

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A Few Words on the Gospel for the Day – from Deacon Phil

Saturday, August 8, 2020
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A Few Words on the Gospel for the Day

Sunday, August 2, 2020
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