...and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and she exclaimed with a loud cry, "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!" -LK 1:41,42
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Saint Mary of the Visitation - Lockhart
A Roman Catholic Parish - Diocese of Austin Texas
Pray with the Church
Week 30 Collect-
Almighty ever-living God, increase our faith, hope and charity, and make us love what you command, so that we may merit what you promise. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Pray for the Faithful Departed-
Please pray for the repose of the souls of-
Pray for Others-
Please Pray for those in our parish who are ill, home-bound, and in nursing homes. Pray especially for...
Levi Perez; Juan DeLeon; Pete Juarez; Mary Helen Ruiz; Gwen Till; Vivian Ramirez; Esperanza Rangel; Marcy Youngman;
Virginia Martinez; Nellie Sanchez; Mike Halligan; Fr. Robert Becker; Raymond Mireles; Manuel & Catarina Trelles; Louisa
Guerrero; Emily Garcia; Vincent Reyes; Victor Briceno; Ernestina Arredondo; San Miguel Ruiz; Josie Trejo-Delgado; Carlos
Munoz; Sister Lillian Manning; Sam Nunez; Lily Serna.
May the Lord comfort them and send his healing grace upon them,
we pray to the Lord.
Pray for and thank all military men and women and their families, of all who
have been deployed, who serve or have served in the armed forces. God bless and keep them safe. And may God bless America!
Bishop Vásquez' prayer intention for the week-
For families in our parish that they will follow the example of the Holy Family in
solidarity and love.
Obispo Vásquez' intención de oración para la semana-
Por las familias de nuestra parroquia, para que sigan el ejemplo de la Sagrada Familia en solidaridad y amor.
Reflection for the Week-
Jesus’ answers to questions about the greatest commandment are remarkably simple: love God and love your neighbor. This also makes a nice summary of the Ten Commandments. Are you following these commands of Jesus?
Make an examination of conscience to help you find the answers.
Reflexion para la Semana-
Las respuestas de Jesús a las preguntas sobre el mandamiento más grande son muy simples: ama a Dios y ama a tu prójimo. Esto también resume bien los Diez
Mandamientos ¿Está usted siguiendo estos mandamientos de Jesús?
Haga un examen de consciencia que le ayude a encontrar las respuestas.
St. Mary of the Visitation
Liturgy of the Hours-
"Seven times a day I praise you because
Liturgy of the Hours Links
Novus Ordo English Chant- Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration
Extraordinary Monastic Latin Chant-
Monks of Abbey of Sainte Madeleine du Barroux
Authorized translation from the New American Bible for liturgical use in the United States. Both text and audio are available.
The translations are from the Jerusalem Bible; the authorised translation for liturgical use in the UK and in several other parts of the English-speaking world.
Traditional Roman Breviary in Latin and English;
pre-Trident Monastic / new calendar 1960.
from Catholic Culture
...a rich set of resources for families
include biographies of the saints to match each feast day, histories of the various celebrations and devotions, spirituality, descriptions of customs from around the world, prayers, activities and recipes...