7/29/2014

Fr. Mark's August Calendar

FRIDAY  AUGUST 1

Fr. Mark in the Diocese, but at the Cathedral Convent in Houma with Bishop Fabre and the seminarians for our annual Seminarians "Back to School" Convocation.

SATURDAY  AUGUST 2

Fr. Mark in the Diocese, spends most of the day at the Cathedral Convent in Houma with Bishop Fabre and the seminarians for our annual Seminarians "Back to School" Convocation.

•   Fr. Mark will hear confessions at 3:00 PM at Christ the Redeemer
•   Fr. Mark will celebrate the 4:00 PM Vigil Mass at Christ the Redeemer

SUNDAY  AUGUST 3

•   Fr. Mark will celebrate the 7:30, 9:30, and 11:00 AM Masses

Fr. Mark will spend the remainder of the day at the Cathedral Convent in Houma with Bishop Fabre and the seminarians for our annual Seminarians "Back to School" Convocation.

MONDAY  AUGUST 4
•   Fr. Mark out all day

TUESDAY  AUGUST 5
•   Fr. Mark "back home" ... in the office

WEDNESDAY  AUGUST 6
•   Fr. Mark "back home" ... in the office

THURSDAY  AUGUST 7
•   Fr. Mark "back home" ... in the office, in the morning

FRIDAY  AUGUST 8
•   Fr. Mark "back home" ... in the office, in the afternoon

SATURDAY  AUGUST 9
•   Fr. Mark "back home" ... in the office
•   Fr. Mark will hear confessions at 3:00 PM
•   Fr. Mark will celebrate the 4:00 PM Vigil Mass

SUNDAY  AUGUST 10
•   Fr. Mark will celebrate the 7:30, 9:30, and 11:00 AM Masses

MONDAY, AUGUST 11 THRU FRIDAY, AUGUST 15
•   Fr. Mark on vacation with his family

SATURDAY  AUGUST 16
•   Fr. Mark will hear confessions at 3:00 PM
•   Fr. Mark will celebrate the 4:00 PM Vigil Mass

SUNDAY  AUGUST 17
•   Fr. Mark will celebrate the 7:30, 9:30, and 11:00 AM Masses

MONDAY  AUGUST 18
•   Fr. Mark out all day

TUESDAY  AUGUST 19
•   Fr. Mark out all day

WEDNESDAY  AUGUST 20
•   Fr. Mark "back home" ... in the office

THURSDAY  AUGUST 21
•   Fr. Mark "back home" ... in the office

FRIDAY  AUGUST 22
•   Fr. Mark "back home" ... in the office

SATURDAY  AUGUST 23
•   Fr. Mark will hear confessions at 3:00 PM
•   Fr. Mark will celebrate the 4:00 PM Vigil Mass

SUNDAY  AUGUST 24
•   Fr. Mark will celebrate the 7:30, 9:30, and 11:00 AM Masses

7/15/2014

Tuesday, July 15: Present to Today

MASS READINGS  TODAY
Memorial of Saint Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

IF YOU WERE HERE THIS SUMMER  FR. MARK'S HOMILY


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SUMMER 2014  DAY 51 AT IPF

Who is at IPF today:
•   168 seminarians in the 10-week Summer Program of Spiritual Formation
•   18 priests and seminarians in the 30-day retreat

What are they doing today?

Today the seminarians continue their course on the Liturgy. The course essentially is a capstone review of the summer as a whole with an emphasis on synthesis and appropriation. During today's lecture the men will begin to assess the spiritual exercises they need to transition successfully into a new semester in the seminary.

Today is day 18 of the 30-day retreat for the nine priests and nine seminarians here for the Spiritual Exercises.

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7/07/2014

Monday, July 7: Anew

MASS READINGS  TODAY
Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time

•  Hosea 2:16, 17-18, 21-22
•  Psalm 145
•  Matthew 9:18-26

IF YOU WERE HERE THIS SUMMER  FR. MARK'S HOMILY


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SUMMER 2014  DAY 43 AT IPF

Who is at IPF today:
•   168 seminarians in the 10-week Summer Program of Spiritual Formation
•   18 priests and seminarians in the 30-day retreat

What are they doing today?

Today the seminarians begin a new course on the Liturgy. The course essentially is a capstone review of the summer as a whole with an emphasis on synthesis and appropriation. During today's introduction, the men will review all that they have been taught thus far this summer.

Today is day 10 of the 30-day retreat for the nine priests and nine seminarians here for the Spiritual Exercises.

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7/03/2014

Thursday, July 3: Wisdom, Part 2

MASS READINGS  TODAY
Feast of Saint Thomas, Apostle

•  Ephesians 2:19-22
•  Psalm 117
•  John 20:24-29

IF YOU WERE HERE THIS SUMMER  FR. MARK'S HOMILY


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SUMMER 2014  DAY 39 AT IPF

Who is at IPF today:
•   168 seminarians in the 10-week Summer Program of Spiritual Formation
•   18 priests and seminarians in the 30-day retreat

What are they doing today?

Today the seminarians conclude their morning class, focused on celibacy and sexuality. The men will conclude the course by presenting their own individual synthesis of the material.

Today is day 6 of the 30-day retreat for the nine priests and nine seminarians here for the Spiritual Exercises.

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7/02/2014

Wednesday, July 2: Wisdom, Part 1

MASS READINGS  TODAY
Wednesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time

•  Amos 5:14-15, 21-24
•  Psalm 50
•  Matthew 8:28-34

IF YOU WERE HERE THIS SUMMER  FR. MARK'S HOMILY


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SUMMER 2014  DAY 38 AT IPF

Who is at IPF today:
•   168 seminarians in the 10-week Summer Program of Spiritual Formation
•   18 priests and seminarians in the 30-day retreat

What are they doing today?

Today the seminarians continue their morning class, focused on celibacy and sexuality.  The men will begin to synthesize all of the material from the last 17 days of class.

Today is day 5 of the 30-day retreat for the nine priests and nine seminarians here for the Spiritual Exercises.

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6/30/2014

Monday, June 30: Lens

MASS READINGS  TODAY
Monday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time

•  Amos 2:6-10, 13-16
•  Psalm 50
•  Matthew 8:18-22

IF YOU WERE HERE THIS SUMMER  FR. MARK'S HOMILY


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SUMMER 2014  DAY 36 AT IPF

Who is at IPF today:
•   168 seminarians in the 10-week Summer Program of Spiritual Formation
•   18 priests and seminarians in the 30-day retreat

What are they doing today?

Today the seminarians continue their morning class, focused on celibacy and sexuality.  The men will learn will learn more about the biblical motivations for celibacy, as well as the complementarity between marriage and celibacy.

Today is day 3 of the 30-day retreat for the nine priests and nine seminarians here for the Spiritual Exercises.

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6/26/2014

Thursday, June 26: Influence

MASS READINGS  TODAY
Thursday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

•  2nd Kings 24:8-17
•  Psalm 79
•  Matthew 7:21-19

IF YOU WERE HERE THIS SUMMER  FR. MARK'S HOMILY


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SUMMER 2014  DAY 32 AT IPF

Who is at IPF today:
•   168 seminarians in the 10-week Summer Program of Spiritual Formation
•   12 priests in the Seminar for Seminary Spiritual Directors
•   18 priests and seminarians in the 30-day retreat

What are they doing today?

Today the seminarians continue their morning class, focused on celibacy and sexuality.  The men will learn will learn more about the Church's teaching in regards to affective maturity and same sex attraction.

Today the priests in the Seminar for Seminary Spiritual Directors will learn about the importance of supervision in the life and health of the spiritual director.

Today nine priests and nine seminarians here for the Spiritual Exercises, 30-day retreat have their second day of orientation, focused on ebb and flow of consolation and desolation within the life of prayer.

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