St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church

St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church is located in the Pleasant Grove area of Dallas. It serves over 2,000 parishioners.

Mission: With faith, love, and trust in God, we are able to build bridges among our diversity of cultural richness and see the “many faces of God.” We are able to appreciate our differences as gifts. Rooted in God’s love we worship, learn, and struggle together, creating a healing environment and stand united as One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. Con fe, amor y confianza en Dios podemos construir puentes en medio de nuestra diversa riqueza cultural y descubrir los “diversos rostros de Dios” entre nosotros. Podemos apreciar nuestras diferencias como un don. Arraigados en el amor de Dios oramos, aprendemos y luchamos juntos, creando un ambiente de sanación, manteniendonos unidos como una sola Iglesia, santa, católica y apostólica.

St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church

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Saint of the day

🙏🏻 ST. CRESCENTIA HOESS 🙏🏻
(Feast Day: April 6,)

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Saint Crescentia Hoess’ Story

Crescentia was born in 1682, the daughter of a poor weaver, in a little town near Augsburg. She spent play time praying in the parish church, assisted those even poorer than herself and had so mastered the truths of her religion that she was permitted to make her first Holy Communion at the then unusually early age of 7. In the town she was called “the little angel.”

As she grew older, she desired to enter the convent of the Tertiaries of Saint Francis. But the convent was poor, and because Crescentia had no dowry, the superiors refused her admission. Her case was then pleaded by the Protestant mayor of the town to whom the convent owed a favor. The community felt it was forced into receiving her, and her new life was made miserable. She was considered a burden and assigned nothing other than menial tasks. Even her cheerful spirit was misinterpreted as flattery or hypocrisy.

Conditions improved four years later when a new superior was elected who realized her virtue. Crescentia herself was appointed mistress of novices. She so won the love and respect of the sisters that, upon the death of the superior, Crescentia was unanimously elected to that position. Under her, the financial state of the convent improved and her reputation in spiritual matters spread. She was soon being consulted by princes and princesses; bishops and cardinals too sought her advice. And yet, a true daughter of Francis, she remained ever humble.

Bodily afflictions and pain were always with her. First it was headaches and toothaches. Then she lost the ability to walk, her hands and feet gradually becoming so crippled that her body curled up into a fetal position. In the spirit of Francis she cried out, “Oh, you bodily members, praise God that he has given you the capacity to suffer.” Despite her sufferings she was filled with peace and joy as she died on Easter Sunday in 1744.

She was beatified in 1900 and canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2001. The Liturgical Feast Day for Saint Crescentia Hoess is April 5.

Reflection

Although she grew up in poverty and willingly embraced it in her vocation, Crescentia had a good head for business. Under her able administration, her convent regained financial stability. Too often, we think of good money management as, at best, a less-than-holy gift. But Crescentia was wise enough to balance her worldly skills with such acumen in spiritual matters that heads of State and Church both sought her advice.

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Fisicamente Distanciados, Espiritualmente Unidos: Parroquia San Felipe

Fisicamente Distanciados, Espiritualmente Unidos: Parroquia San Felipe
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Physically Distant, Spiritually United: St. Philip the Apostle Parish Survey
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Our Bishop Edward Burns, live celebrating mass.

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Archbishop José H. Gomez, #USCCB President, statement for Holy Week: https://bit.ly/2yxT8F8.

Saint of the day

🕊 SAINT OF THE DAY 🕊

🙏🏻 ST. ISIDORE OF SEVILLE 🙏🏻
(Feast Day: April 4,)

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Saint Isidore of Seville’s Story

The 76 years of Isidore’s life were a time of conflict and growth for the Church in Spain. The Visigoths had invaded the land a century and a half earlier, and shortly before Isidore’s birth they set up their own capital. They were Arians—Christians who said Christ was not God. Thus, Spain was split in two: One people (Catholic Romans) struggled with another (Arian Goths).

Isidore reunited Spain, making it a center of culture and learning. The country served as a teacher and guide for other European countries whose culture was also threatened by barbarian invaders.

Born in Cartagena of a family that included three other sibling saints—Leander, Fulgentius and Florentina—he was educated by his elder brother, whom he succeeded as bishop of Seville.

An amazingly learned man, he was sometimes called “The Schoolmaster of the Middle Ages” because the encyclopedia he wrote was used as a textbook for nine centuries. He required seminaries to be built in every diocese, wrote a Rule for religious orders, and founded schools that taught every branch of learning. Isidore wrote numerous books, including a dictionary, an encyclopedia, a history of Goths, and a history of the world—beginning with creation! He completed the Mozarabic liturgy, which is still in use in Toledo, Spain. For all these reasons, Isidore has been suggested as patron of the Internet. Several others—including Anthony of Padua—also have been suggested.

He continued his austerities even as he approached age 80. During the last six months of his life, he increased his charities so much that his house was crowded from morning till night with the poor of the countryside.

Reflection

Our society can well use Isidore’s spirit of combining learning and holiness. Loving, understanding and knowledge can heal and bring a broken people back together. We are not barbarians like the invaders of Isidore’s Spain. But people who are swamped by riches and overwhelmed by scientific and technological advances can lose much of their understanding love for one another.

Saint Isidore of Seville is the Patron Saint of:

Internet
Computers

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USCCB president calls for national moment of prayer on Good Friday

texascatholic.com Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has invited U.S. Catholics to join him on Good Friday, April 10, to pray the Litany of the Sacred Heart at noon (EDT).

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Saint of the day

🕊 SAINT OF THE DAY 🕊

🙏🏻 ST. BENEDICT "The African" 🙏🏻
(Feast Day: April 3,)

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Saint Benedict the African is the Patron Saint of:

African Americans

Saint Benedict the African’s Story

Saint Benedict the African is the Patron Saint of:

African Americans

Benedict held important posts in the Franciscan Order and gracefully adjusted to other work when his terms of office were up.

His parents were slaves brought from Africa to Messina, Sicily. Freed at 18, Benedict did farm work for a wage and soon saved enough to buy a pair of oxen. He was very proud of those animals. In time, he joined a group of hermits around Palermo and was eventually recognized as their leader. Because these hermits followed the Rule of Saint Francis, Pope Pius IV ordered them to join the First Order.

Benedict was eventually novice master and then guardian of the friars in Palermo—positions rarely held in those days by a brother. In fact, Benedict was forced to accept his election as guardian. And when his term ended, he happily returned to his work in the friary kitchen.

Benedict corrected the friars with humility and charity. Once he corrected a novice and assigned him a penance only to learn that the novice was not the guilty party. Benedict immediately knelt down before the novice and asked his pardon.

In later life, Benedict was not possessive of the few things he used. He never referred to them as “mine,” but always called them “ours.” His gifts for prayer and the guidance of souls earned him throughout Sicily a reputation for holiness. Following the example of Saint Francis, Benedict kept seven 40-day fasts throughout the year; he also slept only a few hours each night.

After Benedict’s death, King Philip III of Spain paid for a special tomb for this holy friar. Canonized in 1807, he is honored as a patron saint by African Americans. The Liturgical Feast of Saint Benedict the African is April 4.

Reflection

Among Franciscans, a position of leadership is limited in time. When the time expires, former leaders sometimes have trouble adjusting to their new position. The Church needs men and women ready to put their best energies into leadership—but also men and women who are gracefully willing to go on to other work when their time of leadership is over.

Saint Benedict the African is the Patron Saint of:

African Americans

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No se lo pierdan!

Estaremos en vivo con Univisión para compartir información de carga pública y desempleo. Tendremos a nuestro equipo de servicios legales de inmigración contestando sus preguntas por teléfono.

Los esperamos esta noche en vivo!

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Vatican authorizes special Masses and Good Friday prayers for coronavirus pandemic

catholicnewsagency.com The Vatican has asked priests around the world to recite a new prayer during this year’s Good Friday liturgy, and urged them to offer Masses for the end of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Good Friday Holy Land collection moved to September due to coronavirus

catholicnewsagency.com The Lenten Holy Land collection will be moved to September this year because of the suspension of public Masses in many places in the world due to the coronavirus, the Vatican stated Thursday.

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Today is the 15th anniversary of the death of Pope Saint John Paul II. He died at 9:37 p.m. on April 2, 2005, the day before Divine Mercy Sunday, a feast he established. Six hours before his death, he spoke his final words in Polish: "Let me go to the house of the Father.”
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[04/02/20]   Correction Daily Noon Mass today will be in Spanish!

Misa de medio día HOY será en español!
Los esperamos a medio día. 🙏🏻

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Hoy de 9am-1pm
Entre por la calle Robert Cullum y 2nd Ave.
Entrada por la puerta 5A y 6a

❗️Food Pantry Available RIGHT NOW❗️
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Saint of the day

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🙏🏻 ST. FRANCIS OF PAOLA 🙏🏻
(Feast Day: April 2,)

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Saint Francis of Paola’s Story

Francis of Paola was a man who deeply loved contemplative solitude and wished only to be the “least in the household of God.” Yet, when the Church called him to active service in the world, he became a miracle-worker and influenced the course of nations.

After accompanying his parents on a pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi, he began to live as a contemplative hermit in a remote cave near Paola, on Italy’s southern seacoast. Before he was 20, he received the first followers who had come to imitate his way of life. Seventeen years later, when his disciples had grown in number, Francis established a Rule for his austere community and sought Church approval. This was the founding of the Hermits of St. Francis of Assisi, who were approved by the Holy See in 1474.

In 1492, Francis changed the name of his community to “Minims” because he wanted them to be known as the least (minimi) in the household of God. Humility was to be the hallmark of the brothers as it had been in Francis’s personal life. Besides the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, Francis enjoined upon his followers the fourth obligation of a perpetual Lenten fast. He felt that heroic mortification was necessary as a means for spiritual growth.

It was Francis’s desire to be a contemplative hermit, yet he believed that God was calling him to the apostolic life. He began to use the gifts he had received, such as the gifts of miracles and prophecy, to minister to the people of God. A defender of the poor and oppressed, Francis incurred the wrath of King Ferdinand of Naples for the admonitions he directed toward the king and his sons.

Following the request of Pope Sixtus IV, Francis traveled to Paris to help Louis XI of France prepare for his death. While ministering to the king, Francis was able to influence the course of national politics. He helped to restore peace between France and Brittany by advising a marriage between the ruling families, and between France and Spain by persuading Louis XI to return some disputed land.

Francis died while at the French court.

Reflection

The life of Francis of Paola speaks plainly to an overactive world. He was a contemplative man called to active ministry and must have felt keenly the tension between prayer and service. Yet, in Francis’s life it was a productive tension, for he clearly utilized the fruits of contemplation in his ministry, which came to involve the workings of nations. He responded so readily and so well to the call of the Church from a solid foundation in prayer and mortification. When he went out to the world, it was not he who worked but Christ working through him—“the least in the household of God.”

Saint Francis of Paola is the Patron Saint of:

Sailors

[04/01/20]   National Child Abuse Prevention Month
– April 2020

[04/01/20]   During this time of the Shelter in Place order and to do all we can to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Bishop Edward Burns and Auxiliary Bishop Greg Kelly will concelebrate Mass from the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe on Sunday, April 5 at 11 a.m. on KDFW FOX 4. It will also be broadcast at Noon on KDFI Channel 27.

También los invitamos a que vean la transmisión televisiva de la Misa en español con el Padre Jesús Belmontes por el Canal Univision 23, el 5 de abril, a las 10 a.m.

Sacramento de la Reconciliación
*Sacrament of Reconciliation*

St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church

Urge identificar a las familias que necesiten algún tipo de asistencia. En especial a aquellas familias que solo tienen alimentos a lo mucho para una semana o menos.
Si usted conoce a alguien comparte el enlace por texto. Para la comunidad de 75227, 75217, 75149 y familias de San Felipe.

***
It is urgent to identify families that need some type of assistance. Especially those families that only have food at most for a week or less.
If you know someone share the link by text. For the community of 75227, 75217, 75149 and families of St. Philip.***

En medio de la incertidumbre que se esta viviendo, nos gustaría saber atravesar de una simple encuesta de cómo están ustedes nuestros feligreses y comunidad alrededor de San Felipe. En especial identificar aquellas familias con necesidades urgentes. Favor de seguir el link y llenar por familia.

***In the midst of the uncertainty that is being experienced, we would like to know how you are, our parishioners and the community around St. Philip specially identify those families with urgent needs. Please follow the link and fill out by family this simple survey.***

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Good morning! Trust in the Lord and pray.
Buenos días! Confía en el Señor y ora.

"Para Dios, nada es imposible.»"

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Palm Sunday Mass with Bishop Burns and Bishop Kelly @ 11 a.m. on Channel Fox 4 and on the social media pages of the Diocese of Dallas and Cathedral Guadalupe.
A replay of the Mass will be available on Channel 27 @ 12 Noon.
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*Bishop Edward Burns has extended his Guidelines for Shelter in Place Order to be in effect until April 30, 2020.
*These guidelines include no public Masses (including Palm Sunday and Easter); no confessions, no Baptisms.
*Wedding must be rescheduled; Confirmations must be rescheduled; funerals only at the graveside, and no parish meetings.

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