Prayer and Worship

Pentecost Novena 2020

Posted on May 24, 2020 in: Prayer and Worship

Pentecost Novena 2020
Holy Spirit Novena — 2020    In preparation for the Feast of Pentecost, a celebration of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Church, please join with our community in praying the Holy Spirit Novena! It is a powerful and moving novena that is meant to help us open ourselves to the third person of the Holy Trinity. A novena is a prayer for nine days. This practice of praying a novena reaches back to the earliest days of Christianity when the apostles and those gathered in the Upper Room waited and prayed for the Father’s promise. It was nine...

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Mass Music Worship Aids
At this time, we cannot have hymnals in the pews. While it will be uncomfortable to sing with a mask, you can still follow along with the music. You can find worship aids online and use your smartphone or tablet to follow along. Go to our website, then under the Resources tab, select Mass Music Worship Aids.  https://www.allsaints-stpeters.org/Resources/Mass-Music-Worship-Aids "Active participation certainly means that, in gesture, word, song and service, all the members of the community take part in an act of worship, which is anything but inert or passive....

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All Saints Rosary Project
Want to pray the rosary each day with the parish? Pray with us virtually! To celebrate the month of May, the month to especially celebrate Mary, join a few All Saints parishioners as they lead us in the Holy Rosary. Consider praying the mysteries of the rosary that correspond to the day of the week. The Glorious Mysteries: Sunday and Wednesday The Sorrowful Mysteries: Tuesday and Friday The Luminous Mysteries: Thursday The Joyful Mysteries: Monday and Saturday

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Our Lady of Fatima Novena
Our Lady of Fatima is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In 1917, Our Lady appeared to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal. They were Lucia Santos, Blessed Jacinta Marto and Blessed Francisco Marto. Our Lady appeared to the children seven times and performed a miracle making the sun dance in the sky, which thousands of people witnessed. She told the children to say the Rosary every day to bring peace to the world and the end of war. This is why Our Lady of Fatima is also called Our Lady of the Rosary. She also requested us to pray the following prayer at the end...

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Divine Mercy Chaplet

Posted on May 01, 2020 in: Prayer and Worship

Divine Mercy Chaplet
"Let no soul fear to draw near to me." Todd Mesler Jr. composed a musical arrangement of the Divine Mercy Chaplet. It was livestreamed on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 19, 2020. You can listen to the sung prayer here: https://youtu.be/G-76rhJTxG8 The Divine Mercy Chaplet is a beautiful prayer given to St. Faustina. It can be prayed any time, but it is especially celebrated on Divine Mercy Sunday. Where did this practice come from, and why do we celebrate it on the second Sunday of Easter? The instruction came directly from Jesus himself. In the 1...

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