Our Lady Of Knock Chapel

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Give praise to the Father Almighty. To His Son, Jesus Christ the Lord. To the Spirit who lives in our hearts, Both now and forever. Amen.

Our Lady of Knock, Queen of Ireland, you gave hope to your people in a time of distress and comforted them in sorrow. You have inspired countless pilgrims to pray with confidence to your divine Son, remembering His promise, "Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find."

Help me to remember that we are all pilgrims on the road to heaven. Fill me with love and concern for my brothers and sisters in Christ, especially those who live with me. Comfort me when I am sick, lonely and depressed. Teach me how to take part every more reverently in the Holy Mass. Give me a greater love of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Pray for me now and at the hour of my death. Amen.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world; have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world; have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world; grant us peace.
St Joseph, Chosen by God to be the husband of Mary, the protector of the Holy Family, the guardian of the Church. Protect all families in their work and recreation and guard us on our journey through life. Repeat - Lamb of God....
St. John, Beloved disciple of the Lord, faithful priest. Teacher of the Lord of God. Help us to hunger for the word, to be loyal to the Mass and to love one another.
Repeat - Lamb of God....
Our Lady of Knock
Pray for us
Refuge of Sinners
Pray for us
Queen Assumed into Heaven
Pray for us
Queen of the Rosary
Pray for us
Mother of Nazareth
Pray for us
Queen of Virgins
Pray for us
Help of Christians
Pray for us
Health of the Sick
Pray for us
Queen of Peace
Pray for us
Our Lady, Queen and Mother
Pray for us
Our Lady, Mother of the Church
Pray for us
(A special intention for the conversion of hearts)
With the angels and the saints let us pray: Give praise to the Father Almighty, To His Son, Jesus Christ the Lord, To the Spirit who lives in our hearts, Both now and forever.

The Rosary or Mass and Holy Communion is recommended each day.

Story behind Our Lady Of Knock

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Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta


Pastoral Perspectives

From the Pastor...

      What difference does the Holy Spirit make? He makes all the difference in the world. I can give many examples. One is what happened this weekend at our cathedral: four men were ordained priests. And to those who might think that such men are rare. There are more young men interested in serving the Church in this capacity than you might think. All in all, there are about 500 ordinations each year in the U.S. Why would anyone become a priest? (These men could easily have chosen different professions or "career paths".) Because the Holy Spirit impels him. Without the Holy Spirit, we would not have priests. We would not have the sacraments. We would not have missionaries or lay-activists. We would not even have a Church. For that reason, some people call Pentecost the birthday of the Church. Birthday means that the Church is alive. It is not merely an institution (although it has a structure); it has a life. The Church is a real, active, dynamic force in the world. This is thanks to the Holy Spirit.
      At a more fundamental level, We need the Holy Spirit to make it possible for us to live the Christian life, in whatever circumstances we find ourselves. The Holy Spirit makes it possible for us to put to death the misdeeds of the body ("sin"). The Holy Spirit prays in us when we pray. (See Romans 8.) In short, we can't live a spiritual life without the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit makes it possible for us to bear fruit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control....
      We must put aside all blockages to His influence. One is unforgiveness. We must forgive everyone who has ever hurt us. The Holy Spirit cannot make His influence felt, otherwise. We must repent of all sin. We need to utilize all the means of forgiveness (including the sacrament of penance). We need to pray. No prayer-life; no Holy Spirit-life. Acknowledge the Holy Spirit and have a devotion to Him. Pray the Glory Be. Sing the Come, Holy Ghost (every Catholic should know it). Ask for His gifts and graces. Jesus told us that such a request is especially potent: "How much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him" (Lk 11.13). We need to practice our faith and follow the teachings of the Church. As the Apostle John reminds us (1 Jn 4) there are many unholy spirits that influence the way people think. These spirits resist the Catholic teachings given to us by the Holy Father and the college of bishops.

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May 27, 2018,   22nd Annual Rosary for Life Family Day Pilgrimage

5 PM Mass for the Unborn and Candlelight Rosary Procession
at Servants of Mary Center for Peace,
6601 Ireland Rd., Windsor, Ohio 44099.
Bring food for your family for a picnic following Mass.
For More Information: (216)-362-1732, (216)-431-4341 (day).

Rosary for Life   Saturday, June 2, 2018

Meet at St. Andrew's Benedictine Abbey.
Confessions at 8:30am, Mass at 9:15am,
Rosary immediately following at Preterm.

Pray the Rosary Daily 
for the conversion of hearts, 
for an end to abortion


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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Diocese of Cleveland
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Our Lady and her Divine Son reign in hearts

Hail Holy Queen