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ONLINE SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES!

From Loyola Press...  "July is almost here, which means we’re getting ready for the 12th-annual 31 Days with St. Ignatius. This original month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality leads up to the feast day of its namesake on July 31. We’ve put together a calendar of Ignatian articles and more for you to be inspired daily by St. Ignatius’s story and influence.

Then, in honor of the Ignatian Year, our regular Loyola Press blog contributors and special guests will share their cannonball moments—moments that changed their lives, just as getting hit by a cannonball changed the course of St. Ignatius’s life 500 years ago. Look for posts from writers including Jim Manney, Becky Eldredge, Fiona Basile, and more. 

Join in the celebration by adding your own thoughts in the comments for this or any post. Use the hashtags #Ignatius500 and #31DayswithIgnatius on your favorite social media, and share your own cannonball moment and the ways you’ve been touched by St. Ignatius and the spiritual outlook that bears his name."
 
Here's the link -- > 31 Days With St. Ignatius

Living the Mass
 Book Discussion
 
Many Catholics believe that far more people would attend Mass if only the homilies were better, or the music was more inspiring, or….the list goes on. But best-selling authors Fr. Dominic Grassi and Joe Paprocki are convinced that the real problem lies not in the Mass itself but in a lack of understanding of how the Mass prepares each person to live day in and day out as a baptized Catholic. Join Dr. Catherine S. Sims, former Associate Director of the Institute for Pastoral Leadership, in a weekly discussion beginning Thursday, June 17 about the revised edition of Living the Mass: How One Hour a Week can Change Your LifeRegistration is $30 plus the cost of the book, which can be purchased through Amazon or Loyola Press. Space is limited!

Wishing you and your family a relaxing and blessed summer!  
-- Fr. Pat, Fr. Paul, Gail and Deacon Chuck