Thursday, July 24th

Mass • 8:00am - 8:30am
Planning a Catholic Funeral • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Knights of Columbus Officers Meeting • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Friday, July 25th

Mass • 8:00am - 8:30am
Funeral Mass - Tweedy • 10:00am - 11:00am
Saturday, July 26th

Confessions • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mass • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Neocatechumenal Way Mass • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday, July 27th

Mass • 8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast Burrito Fundraiser Sales • 9:00am - 11:30am
Mass • 9:30am - 10:30am
Mass • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Monday, July 28th

Mass • 8:00am - 8:30am
Catholic's Divorce Survival Group • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Preparing for a Catholic Funeral

July 24, 2014


Where: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church
Seton Hall  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

5450 S. Lemay Ave, Fort Collins


Featuring:  Fr. Ken Koehler author of "Preparing a Catholic Funeral"
Chris Goes owner of Goes Funeral Care


                 Fr. Ken Koehler                     Chris Goes                  


Discussion topics include:
*Vigil service
*Funeral Mass
*Music and reading selections
*Burial and cremation
*Handouts will be provided



Sponsored by St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish
office of Marriage and Family Life
office of Pastoral Care/Liturgy
For additional information contact
Kelly Krapes 970-227-7393 or
Thomas Perez 970-226-1303 ext 22


"Preparing a Catholic Funeral" will be available at the event for a nominal cost.


Pope Francis


Solidarity with our persecuted brethren:



#WeAreN is trending on social media, a campaign of solidarity with persecuted Iraqi Christians. This refers to the Arabic letter ن, or "n", which ISIS militants have used to mark the homes of "Nazarene" or Christian families.

 For nearly the entire history of the Church, Christians have lived in Mosul, an ancient city in northern Iraq. As of this week, however, the few remaining Christians have been forced from their homes, ordered to convert to Islam under pain of death, or killed.

During his weekly Angelus address this past Sunday, Pope Francis urged all Catholics and other people of good will to pray in solidarity with the Christians of Mosul as he offered his own expression of unity with the suffering:

“Today our brothers are persecuted ... they are banished from their homes and forced to flee without even being able to take their belongings! ... My dear brothers and sisters who are persecuted, I know how much you suffer; I know that you are deprived of all. I am with you in faith in He who conquered evil."


So what can we do?



Can you take a few minutes right now to intercede for our persecuted brothers and sisters?


Let us pray,

Almighty, ever-living God, Your incarnate Son taught us that those who suffer for your name are blessed.

Give love for their neighbor to all people of goodwill.

Inspire rulers and governments to work tirelessly for peace, justice and freedom for all.

Give us a spirit of solidarity and of service for those who suffer and who are poor, that we may bring to them that love your Son made manifest by his suffering and death on the cross.

Help us to recognize the face of the Evil One in our day and give us the strength and means to confront his many works. Amen.

Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle; be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray: and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God, thrust into hell satan and all the evil spirits who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Have mercy on us. 
Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Have mercy on us. 
Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Have mercy on us.



Consider offering some form of penance for the Church suffering -- abstaining from meat for a day, skipping dessert, fasting from entertainment, etc.



Vatican Radio,, Catholic News Agency, and are good sources for the latest news.

Please spread the word by sharing these articles with your friends and neighbors on social media.



Catholic Relief Services offers aid to refugees in emergency situations. Consider making a donation, and be sure to specify 'Iraqi Christians' as the reason for your gift.


Mary, Help of Christians, pray for us!

Catholic Charities


Consider becoming a foster family

Every month, over 2,100 Colorado children must be placed into foster homes. Catholic Charities seeks loving and generous families to come forward and help, either temporarily or permanently. Our approach to foster care is about quality. We train, certify and extensively support our foster families as they provide loving, stable homes for children in need. Join us Wed., July 30 from 7-8pm for our free informational meeting to learn how you can make a difference in these childrens' lives. Meeting location: Our Lady Mother of the Church, 6690 East 72nd Ave. in Commerce City. Refreshments provided. For more information, contact Cheryl Garcia at (303) 742-0823 x. 2051 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Learn more at

World Youth Day 2016

Vatican City, 3 July 2014 (VIS) – In a press conference held this morning the metropolitan archbishop of Krakow, Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, presented the logo and official prayer for the 31st World Youth Day.

Read more: World Youth Day 2016



"Family: Become What  You Are"


Read the letter and download additional resources

Pope Saint John Paul the Great wrote in 1981, “The future of humanity passes by way of the family. It is therefore indispensable and urgent that every person of good will should endeavor to save and foster the values and requirements of the family.”

The truth and timeliness of this statement is as relevant now as it was more than 30 years ago. In his latest pastoral letter, Archbishop Aquila urges us to rediscover the beauty of the sacrament of marriage, which alone can build strong families.



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