Under the protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the parishioners of St. Catherine of Siena strive to live as committed disciples of Jesus Christ through prayer, education, fellowship, and charity.

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DR. THIGPEN’S CATHOLIC Q&A: IS THERE AN UNFORGIVABLE SIN?

Q. On this Divine Mercy Sunday, I think about Jesus’ words in the Gospel that there is an unforgivable sin, “blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.” How can there be a sin so great that God in His infinite mercy can’t forgive it? A. In three parallel passages in the Gospels, Jesus speaks of sin against […]

DR. THIGPEN’S CATHOLIC Q&A: WHY DOES JESUS’ BODILY RESURRECTION MATTER?

Q.Why does Jesus’ bodily resurrection matter? Isn’t it His message that counts? A. St. Paul put it most bluntly: “If Christ has not been raised, then empty [too] is our preaching; empty, too, your faith. Then we are also false witnesses to God, because we testified against God that He raised Christ” (1 Cor 15:14–15). […]

DR. THIGPEN’S CATHOLIC Q & A: WHERE WERE JESUS HANDS NAILED?

Q. Is it true that when Christ was nailed to the cross, the nails were actually driven through his wrists rather than his hands? A. Most traditional sacred art depicting the Crucifixion locates the nails in the palms of Our Lord’s hands. But the weight of Christ’s precious body would have torn the hands from […]

SIGNUP FOR OUR NEW GREETER MINISTRY!

We are starting a new ministry at St. Catherine’s beginning in March for families to serve as greeters at our Masses.  We want to create a warm, welcoming environment as people come to Mass.  We encourage the entire family to participate including parents and children (and even grandparents). Greeters will have three main responsibilities during […]

MUSIC DURING LENT

The liturgical season of Lent is meant to be a time for us to reflect more deeply upon the great mysteries of our faith. We recount the paschal mystery of Christ’s suffering, death, and resurrection in a particularly profound way through the beautiful and solemn liturgies we celebrate at different times throughout this season. Throughout […]

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2017 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

2017 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal