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Healing of Bartimeus Sunday 3/29/2020

"For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers,nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord." - Romans 8:38-39




Join daily for live streamed services-facebook.com/DaytonPrays/ A few ideas for living in lock down: This week we enter Hosanna Week a week for us to prepare for Palm Sunday on April 5. This year this week will be different. However, I am requesting that every household prepare a candle and some palm branches, paper palm branches, or other branches and send pictures to 937-428-0372 or info@stiparish.org for us to share the pictures on facebook. Please do this without buying materials from outside. Next Sunday every household that is able can have a processsion around their home, yard, or block without congregating in groups. Please our traditions are important. Daily Ideas to practice the faith -Monday, March 30  Look through an old photo album as a family, tell your children about those who have died and say a prayer for the departed. -Tuesday, March 31 Talk to your chlidren about a misunderstanding or disagreement you had with your parents when you were a child. How was it resolved? Did you think you were right? What could you have done better? What could your parent have done better? -Wednesday, April 1 April 1 is the 92nd day of the year. Can your family think of 92 things fow which you are thankful to God ?  -Thursday, April 2 Prepare your palm branches, paper branches, other branches, and candles if you haven't already done so -Friday, April 3 Pray the Stations and Benediction of the cross, let your children make 14 small crosses to place around the room -Saturday, April 4   Read the story of the Resurrection of Lazarus (John 11) Point out in a special way John 11:35. (Jesus wept. -John 11:35) Beloved friends, I would encourage you to stay home as an act of love. I would encourage to use this time to grow closer to your families through deep conversation, play, and prayer. I would encourage you to find quiet time each day for prayer. If you need anything, please call 937-428-0372. All Maronite parishes in the Eparchy are closed for public events. Liturgies and services will be in private Communion will be available Sunday outside of liturgies between 12:00- 1 pm. Confessions available daily. Please take advantage of this sacrament confessions can be heard daily between the hours of 2 and 7pm outside. Anointing of the Sick is available particularly for those in danger of death, please call . Join daily for live streamed services-facebook.com/DaytonPrays/ Sunday Healing of the Paralytic Morning prayer 10:30 am Liturgy at 11 am (in private live streamed) Bible Study 1 pm Evening Prayer 8 pm Monday-Saturday Morning Prayer 11 am Bible Study 1 pm Evening Prayer 8 pm Friday Morning Prayer 11 am Bible Study 1 pm Stations and Benediction of the Cross 7pm (in private live streamed) Evening Prayer 8 pm Glory to God always,

Fr. Alex Harb "Pray, hope, and don't worry." St. Padre Pio Liturgy Intention- Some ideas about participating in liturgy on video Show up early and pray together as a family. Set up a small prayer corner or table, let children help decorate. Light a candle. Consider "dressing up" for the occassion particularly parents and older children. Make a spiritual act of Communion. Follow along in the included text to be sent. Afterwards have a meal together and talk about the readings. Spiritual Act of Communion

My Jesus,  I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.  I love You above all things,  and I desire to receive You into my soul.  Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally,  come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You.

Amen. Please support "St Ignatius of Antioch Maronite Catholic Church"  if you use amazon at https://smile.amazon.com/ If you are able to support our parish in these times visit https://www.stiparish.org/donate to make a contribution via credit card or paypal.


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