Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Friday, December 8th


- Thursday, 5:30pm

- Friday, 8:00am

- Firday, 5:30pm

2017 Advent Parish Mission

         St. Elizabeth Ann Seton 

      2017 Advent Parish Mission 

          December 17-20, 2017 




         Fr. Jim McCormack, MIC 



Novice Master, Prefect of Formation, & Local Superior 

Marian Scholasticate, Washington, D.C. 

(Same religious order as Fr. Michael Gaitley, author of several books we’ve studies here: 33 Day to Morning, 2nd Greatest Story Ever Told, and You Did It to Me.)

           4 Nights, 4 Sessions:  Come for as many as you can! 

Session                            When                                                    Topic 

1           Sunday, December 17, 7:00pm                Introduction to Divine Mercy 

2           Monday, December 18, 7:00pm              Consoling Heart of Jesus 

3           Tuesday, December 19, 7:00pm              Consoling Heart of Jesus (Part 2) 

4           Wednesday, December 20, 7:00pm         Forgiveness and Mercy 

Confessions During Presentations 

During each night of Father McCormack’s Mission, Father Joseph and Father Edison will be available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  Enjoy the grace of this amazing sacrament before Christmas.  This is our Advent Penance Service for 2017. 

Father Jim McCormack, MIC 

Father Jim McCormack, MIC (Marians of the Immaculate Conception), was ordained to the priesthood on July 10, 2010, at his home parish, St. Patrick's, in Burlington, Connecticut. He offered his first Holy Mass the next day at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy on Eden Hill in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. 

Father Jim received his Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Yale University and his Master's at Stanford University. Following graduate school, he worked in (Fort Collins) Colorado for seven years designing microprocessors for Hewlett-Packard. 

He now serves as novice master, prefect of formation and local superior at the Marian Scholasticate in Washington, D.C. He regularly teaches classes on spirituality to the Marian novices.


Cookie Party

Please Join Us!

St Elizabeth Ann Seton Christmas Cookie Party 

Sunday, December 17 

After the 8:00am and 9:45am Mass

Before Mass drop off a dozen (or two) of your favorite Christmas cookies in Seton hall 

We will share them after the Mass that you attend 

Hot chocolate will be served 

Your participation will help make this event a success 

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Get to know the wit and intellect of G.K. Chesteron

The 36th annual G.K. Chesterton Conference is happening July 27-29 in Colorado Springs. Get to know the wit and intellect of this Catholic literary giant, who was both a fascinating and inspiring figure.



Archbishop to deacons: Make your marriages 'stand out'


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Why is God silent?


Dr. Jared Staudt of the Office of Evangelization and Family Life Ministries for the Archdiocese of Denver reviews Cardinal Robert Sarah's new book, The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise.



The event of Christianity, a thing of beauty


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Julia Greeley's remains to be transferred to Cathedral Basilica

Ceremony provides unique opportunity to view relics of Denver's 'Angel of Charity'

 DENVER - As part of the ongoing investigation into the life of Servant of God Julia Greeley (d. June 7, 1918), the Archdiocese of Denver is transferring the mortal remains of Denver’s “Angel of Charity” to her final resting place at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.  

The Transfer of the Remains Ceremony will take place Wednesday, June 7, at 10am at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, 1530 Logan St. 


This will be the only opportunity for people to view the remains before they are enclosed in their final resting place. 



Archbishop Aquila: Your life in God's hands


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Confessions of a Catholic revert


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Be weird. Be simple. Be one.




How complicated do Catholic weddings need to be?



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After much prayer and reflection, Archbishop Aquila has released his statement on "Amoris Laetitia". 

"The world is in desperate need of beautiful, uplifting witnesses of faithful marriage," he said. 



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Saints as spouses:



The holy spouses of Lisieux



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Archbishop: When evil appears to win, turn to the Eucharist


This week I want to share with you two important themes that have come to me in prayer: the need for prayer and reparation for the atrocity of abortion, and the way that Christ sustains and builds our faith through the Eucharist.





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