October 6, 2017 RSS feed / Worship

Catholic Charities Maine’s Smith helps out in Houston

HOUSTON   “I am overwhelmed by the need and situations people are in, and I am also overwhelmingly encouraged by the Church’s response,” said Michael Smith, the director of mission for Catholic Charities Maine.  ISmith spe More...

FAITH NOTES :

God is Still Working

What if God isn’t just a theoretical concept? What if the creator of the universe really did come to earth 2,000 years ago in the person of Jesus Christ to reveal his plan of salvation for the world? More...

Lewiston to host Red Mass on Oct. 13

LEWISTON   Bishop Robert P. Deeley will serve as the principal celebrant and homilist at the Red Mass on Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Ss. Peter & Paul on 122 Ash St., in Lewiston.  More...

U.S. priest martyred in Guatemala beatified before thousands

OKARCHE, Okla. Few religious pilgrimages lead down a dusty, unpaved Oklahoma road past grazing horses, metal barns and towering wind turbines in the distance. More...

Living the Word

“They sing to the tambourine and the lyre, and rejoice to the sound of the pipe”. Job 21:12  Joy in Music   More...

Bath’s Finn to be ordained to the transitional diaconate

PORTLAND   The winding path to answering God’s call began for Bath native Patrick Finn in fifth grade.  More...

FAITH NOTES :

Waiting for my son to appear

Living on the outskirts of our little Maine town, I was uncertain whether to let my 4- year-old son, Ezra, ride home from preschool on the bus. A typically 10-minute drive for me would take him 45. More...

Bishop Deeley holds radio mass for ‘Light in the Darkness’ pledge drive

AUBURN With volunteers and staff seated before him, Bishop Robert P. Deeley celebrated a special morning Mass inside the Presence Radio Network studio in Auburn on Wednesday. More...

Living the Word

“For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.” Psalm 91:11  The Holy Angels   More...

Former NFL player keynote speaker at 2017 Catholic Men’s Conference

PORTLAND The amazing faith journey of a former NFL player and a closing Mass with Bishop Robert P. Deeley are among the events planned for the 2017 Catholic Men’s Conference at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on 307 Congress St. More...

FAITH NOTES :

The light that leads to life

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about light. As the days get shorter and the nights earlier, I am increasingly aware of my need for it. As the light decreases so does my energy. More...

Free missionary disciple workshop series in Auburn

AUBURN Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Auburn is offering a free series of four workshops entitled “Becoming a Missionary Disciple,” exploring what it means to be a missionary disciple and how to begin living as one. More...

Seminary cancels talk by priest who urges dialogue with gays

NEW YORK   Citing a social media backlash, the seminary at the Catholic University of America has canceled a talk by a popular Jesuit priest whose latest book advocates for more compassion for gays within the church. More...

Living the Word

“Jesus said, ‘Truly I tell you, If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 More...

Rev. Mary Ann Hoy to preside over Orr’s Island service

ORR’S ISLAND — On Sunday, Sept. 24, Rev. Mary Ann Hoy will preside over the service Sunday at All Saint’s Chapel, located at 9 Cooper Lane, off Harpswell Islands Road/Route 24 on Orr’s Island. More...

Expert offers spiritual tools for healing

LISBON — The Rev. Mike Flynn, international speaker and founder of Fresh Wind Ministries, will teach Spiritual Tools for Healing at St. Matthew’s in Lisbon on Oct. 13 from 6-9 p.m. and Oct. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Instructed Eucharist at Grace Episcopal Church in Bath

BATH — On Sunday, Sept. 24, the congregation of Grace Episcopal Church in Bath will participate in an Instructed Eucharist during a special service at 9 a.m.  More...

Happy New Year in September

BATH   Beginning on Sept. 20 and ending at sundown on Sept. More...

FAITH NOTES :

Making Time For Rest

I had no idea how tired I was until I made time to rest. Sound like an oxymoron? It did to me. After all, when we are tired, we are supposed to take a break. More...

Brunswick church raises $8,444 for charity

BRUNSWICK   The Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick is donating $2,111 each to four area charities.  More...