Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The virtuous life in Christ is where we find true freedom. Last week, we began a homily series exploring what this means. We put the first two hinges on the doors of freedom by looking at the first two of the four cardinal (meaning “hinge”) virtues: prudence and justice. Prudence is practical common sense to know and do the right thing at the right time. Justice is giving someone their due; basically, everything we relate to the word “fairness”. Next, we will look at the other two “hinge” virtues: temperance and fortitude. Temperance is that moderation we need ofRead More →

Over the last few weeks, we have presented several electronic resources in this bulletin that we hope will be of a spiritual benefit to you. Our bi- weekly bulletins are posted on our website for further reference, with additional resources added to it. In this final installment of electronic resources, I will share my two favourite podcasts. These free talks are available wherever you download your podcasts (i.e. iTunes or Google Android Market). 1) The Art of Catholic with Matthew Leonard: Join internationally-known author and speaker Matthew Leonard for joyful, passionate (and often humorous) explanations of the deep truths of the faith, as well asRead More →

As mentioned in our last bulletin, you have arrived at our new website: http://sacredheart-stbridget.com There are many great electronic resources that can benefit our spiritual lives. This week, we will focus on what can be used on a daily/ weekly basis: The Word Among Us – A Catholic Devotional Magazine based on the daily readings (http://wau.org) United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Website – Worth exploring particularly their excellent video reflections for the daily readings of Mass (http://www.usccb.org/bible/reflections/index.cfm) Divine Office – Helps us pray the beautiful prayer of the Church called the Liturgy of the Hours. (http://divineoffice.org) Three free apps for both Android and iPhone/iPad:Read More →