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Support Holy Martyrs LIFE TEEN Summer Leadership Programs We want to give opportunities to all of our LIFE TEEN students in their faith journey this summer, to grow in leadership, spirituality, and service. Your gift will help students and their families financially support their meals, accommodations, travel and registration fees. …

Why do we tap our chests during Mass or make the sign of the cross three times during Mass?

Both non-Catholics and Catholics have questions about some of the rituals practiced during Mass. By knowing the meanings behind these rituals, Catholics can better understand their faith. Some may wonder why reciting the Confiteor includes tapping their chests in the middle of it. Father Mark Ott explained that this tradition …

Helping Others Through Social Concerns Ministries

Our parishioners have a long history of helping those in need in our local community and beyond. Our faith comes alive through the Social Concerns Ministry’s more than 10 community outreach programs supporting the overall mission of providing care, compassion and hope to the less fortunate. Our community outreach efforts …