How to Request a Mass Intention

The practice of offering Masses for the particular intentions requested by the faithful is an ancient custom. One may make a free will offering, which is given to the priest who says the Mass as part of his daily support. Here in the Diocese of Phoenix, the customary offering is …

The Four Last Things

The 2007 Lenten Mission given by Father Isaac Mary Relyea. Prelude-to-the-Mission.mp3 Mission-On-Death.mp3 Mission-On-Judgement.mp3 Mission-On-Hell.mp3 Mission-On-Heaven.mp3

Pope liberalizes Latin Mass: Guidelines make Tridentine Mass more accessible

Pope liberalizes Latin Mass: Guidelines make Tridentine Mass more accessible Catholic Sun Andrew Junker, 2007.07.19 The silence, ritual and prayer can lend a more transcendent nature to the Mass and attracts Catholics of all ages, said Fr. Kenneth Fryer, FSSP, pastoral administrator for Mater Misericordiae Mission, which celebrates the extraordinary …

Latin Mass Makes a return to the Valley

Latin Mass Makes a return to the Valley The Arizona Republic John Faherty, 2008.10.12 Standing outside the church, Marie Shoban stops to make sure her head is covered properly. Then she checks her four young daughters to ensure that their veils are also in place. Shoban, 44, and her husband, …