February Meeting, Lenten Retreat & Update on Baby Isaac

Please mark your calendars for our upcoming meeting:

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.  Adoration and Confession begin at 6pm, followed by Holy Mass at 7pm.  ~
This month we welcome guest speaker Bruce Ludwick, Jr., Director of Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. Paul.  His topic is “Liturgical Music in the Roman Rite: Behold, the Handmaiden of the Word.”
Lenten Retreat:
We will have a Lenten Retreat on February 17, 2018 at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, AL.  Mass begins at 9:00 am in the Crypt Church followed by time for Confession, Adoration, a talk by Father Alan Mackey, brown bag lunch, and shrine tour.  Open to all Catholic women who are striving to grow in holiness and lead their families to Heaven!
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*Update on Baby Isaac 1/29/18
Isaac has rested today and opened his eyes a couple of times. We’ve seen movement in his arms and legs. We are so excited for every little positive sign!
He did have his MRI earlier today. The doctors advised that his brain is severely damaged. The areas that control walking, talking, short term memory and vision are all damaged.
All his other organs are working so well. He is getting breast milk continuously and doing great with that. He does have moments where he takes a breath on his own.
Please continue to pray for complete healing of his brain.
We know God is the ultimate healer and fully believe his brain can and will be completely healed. Pray along with us for healing of our sweet Isaac.
Here are the important links:
Address if you would prefer to mail donations:
Lehmann Family
PO Box 494
Cullman, AL 35056
 
IN PETITION FOR BABY ISAAC AND A MIRACLE FOR THE CANONIZATION OF MOTHER ANGELICA OF EWTN:
Oh Jesus, Eternal Word, You are wonderful in all your ways. You are infinite in mercy and truth. We thank you for your handmaid, Mother Angelica of Alabama, and the countless souls that she brought to the Catholic Church from all across the globe. In this most difficult hour, we beg of you, through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Mother Angelica, the full and complete healing of Baby Isaac and his brain. Jesus, we trust in You. Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One, Have Mercy on us and on the whole world. Mother Angelica, pray for us.
(For nine days, say the above prayer and then one Our Father, one Hail Mary and one Glory Be for the miraculous and full healing of Baby Isaac.)
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Book Group moved to January 29th

January’s Book Group has been moved to Monday, January 29th.

This month we are reading Chapter 3 in That Nothing May Be Lost by Father Paul Scalia.

Please come join us if you can.  Reading the book is no prerequisite – we’re just happy to see you!

Internet Safety Information

There was a wonderful turnout for last Thursday’s meeting!  We are very grateful to Jeff Hahn and Tomas Voboril for sharing their insights and expertise with us on  keeping our personal information and homes safe from the evil that can be accessed through the internet.
Please take some time to look over the information provided by Tomas and make sure you have some of these security options in place on your computers.

Hope To See You Tonight!

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“Couples Night”

Protect Your Home and Children through Content Monitoring Software

JEFF HAHN & TOMAS VOBORIL

Thursday, January 11th, 2018 Cathedral of St. Paul

(Please enter through side gate on the right of the Cathedral)

6:00 p.m. Adoration & Confessions 

7:00 p.m. Holy Mass 8:00 p.m. Talk (Cathedral Life Center)

Are you protecting your family from the dangers that can be accessed through the media in your home?  What protective software do you purchase?  How do you set it up, and how does it work?

An essential talk for married couples and young adults (18+). Learn how Satan is attacking our families and children through the Internet and social media, and the importance of protecting our homes against these attacks.
Come and learn more about Content Monitoring apps for your mobile phone and desktop computer.

Hosted by the Confraternity of Christian Mothers

Invite others and spread the word!

Important Meeting Reminders for Tomorrow

The Cathedral of St. Paul. 2120 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
6:00-8:30 pm
 
A few reminders:
  • Please enter the courtyard through the gate on the right side of the Cathedral, beside the church office.  This is the only entrance that will be open and is where our security guard is stationed.
  • There is free parking available along the street and also in the lot which is adjacent to the Cathedral.  22nd St. N and 3rd Ave
  • Please come directly to the church.  The prayer books will be in the church at 6:00pm when Adoration and Confession begin.  We will sign in following Mass.
  • Prayers of the CCM start at 6:50.  Please try to be there so we can all pray these powerful prayers together!!  It’s a good idea to allow extra travel time due to traffic!
  • Holy Mass begins at 7:00pm.
  • We will move to the first floor of Cathedral Life Center following Mass.
  • Bring a snack to share if you’d like.  (You can drop it off in the Cathedral Life Center before Mass if you’d like 🙂
  • The meeting ends at 8:30pm.
Hope to see you there!

Reminder – CCM Meets Tomorrow, December 14th!

Good morning, Christian Mothers!

Just a reminder that the Confraternity has its monthly meeting tomorrow, December 14th, at the Cathedral of St. Paul from 6-8:30pm.

Adoration and Confession begin at 6:00pm.

Prayers of the CCM are at 6:50pm and Holy Mass is at 7:00pm.

Following Mass we will have an Advent Social in the Cathedral Life Center!

Do you have special traditions with your family for Advent?  Favorite books? A special snack? Feel free to bring something “Advent Oriented” to share!
We all know this is a very busy time of year!  Please give yourself and your family the gift of the Graces you will receive by coming to our monthly retreat!

CCM Christmas Giving ~

We are continuing to collect funds/gift cards for the Martin family.  Please bring your gift to the meeting or mail to our Treasurer, Cathy Fehr. (address below)

We hope to deliver this by December 20th.  Please be as generous as you can!  God will reward you for your generosity to this family who has been through so much!

A Note from our Treasurer ~

Ladies,

We are still accepting dues for the 2017-2018  year. If you have not paid your $15 dues, you can bring them to the December meeting or mail them to Cathy Fehr

1141 Winward Lane, Vestavia, Al 35216

Remember our dues help us to be more generous in helping others.

Love, Cathy