February to May 2018
1. We will welcome one of our seminarians for his pastoral year (semester as an intern to assist him in becoming more familiar with parish life in our Diocese. Edgar Quiroga Ceballos, a student at Mundelein Seminary in Chicago. If anyone has a car available for his use while with us, please contact Msgr. Ecker. Thank you!
2. On Saturday evening, February 17th we shall welcome the Gonzaga University Choir to our Cathedral for a concert of classical & religious music in our Cathedral at 7:00PM. Rosemary Rief (sort of a fan of the University or should I say “fanatic”) is arranging housing for them when they visit us to share their wonderful music. For info: 453-4107. May we all plan to be present for this concert. Let’s fill the Cathedral for their visit!!
3. During the first full week of Lent (begins on Valentine’s Day) Father William Meninger, a Trappist monk of St. Benedict Abbey in Snowmass Colorado formerly a priest of our Diocese & teacher at Marquette High School & a classmate of Msgr. Ecker will be here for a brief three day Parish Mission to provide spirit tools for a closer relationship with God” on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings, February 20-22 at our Cathedral. Set aside these three days now for a deep spiritual enrichment experience.
4. Of course Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14th 2018. Masses & Imposition of Ashes at 7:00AM, 12:07, 5:30PM & 7:00PM (Spanish)-a wonderful opportunity to draw close to the Lord.
5. ANNUAL MASSES FOR DESIGNATED PROFESSIONS
A.) White Mass-for medical personnel-Tuesday, February 20th at 5:30PM in our Chapel.
B.) Blue Mass-for all our first responders, fire & law enforcement personnel: Tuesday, February 27 at 5:30PM in our Chapel
C.) Red Mass– for all in the legal profession & government: Tuesday, March 6th at 5:30PM in our Chapel.
Bishop Tyson will be the principal celebrant for all these Masses, which will be followed by receptions in our Assembly Place. Please spread the word & invite your families & friends to pray for, honor & uphold these special professions in our community!