(Please pray daily) Heavenly Father, loving and merciful God, we worship and adore You. In faith, we come before You asking for mercy and forgiveness for our sins against You and Your creation. In this time of anxiety and distress, we lift up to You the Coronavirus situation throughout the world. Abba Father, we beg … [Read more…]

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion Mass.

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion Mass celebrated by Fr. Todd Koenigsknecht at St. Mary on the Lake, Manitou Beach MI. Part 1– https://youtu.be/NS1lEwxDNHQ Part 2 – https://youtu.be/IJg84cMbZdk Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020 Readings: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/040520.cfm Mass intentions for the weekend: Saturday, April 4 – Madeline Duwve – Sacred Heart, Hudson, MI Sunday, April 5 – Bill Martin – … [Read more…]

Blessing of Food for the First Meal of Easter

The rite for blessing Easter foods that parishioners can use at home: https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/prayers/view.cfm?id=736 The rite specifies how to pray the blessing as a lay minister. PRAYER OF BLESSING 1716 A minister who is a priest or deacon says the prayer of blessing with hands outstretched; a lay minister says the prayer with hands joined. God of … [Read more…]

Mass Explained by Fr. Todd Koenigsknecht

This is a summation of the Mass Explained we celebrated in the Fall of 2019. May it help us better understand and Pray the Mass! Fr. Todd –  Mass Explained Part 1 – The Liturgy of the Word: https://youtu.be/IZUq7rFioos Fr. Todd – Mass Explained Part 2 – The Liturgy of the Eucharist: https://youtu.be/EP6d9Nyf55M    

Holy Week Schedule and two upcoming opportunities for prayer.

https://youtu.be/MqqBQW5lWGQ We will be celebrating Palm Sunday Mass and it will be posted by 6:00 pm on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Easter Triduum: These Services will be posted for you to virtually attend, via our Website, Facebook or Email blast. Holy Thursday (Mass of the Lord’s Supper) will be posted by 7:00 pm. Good Friday will be uploaded and posted … [Read more…]

April 3, 2020 Mass at Sacred Heart, Hudson, MI

Fr. Todd celebrated Mass on Friday, April 3, 2020 at Sacred Heart, Hudson, MI The Mass was offered for the intention of Shawn Reuter McWhirter. https://youtu.be/D3qTHrnHt8c Readings of the day: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/040320.cfm A Word from Fr. Todd about Holy Week Schedule and two upcoming opportunities for prayer https://youtu.be/MqqBQW5lWGQ We are in the midst of a strange, confusing, uncertain, and in some … [Read more…]