St. Ambrose Eucharistic Holy Hour in Time of Pandemic ~ 08/25/2020
Perpetual Adoration of Our Lord takes place at the Perpetual Adoration Chapel at the Rectory of the Church of St. Patrick in Pottsville, PA. The chapel is open at all hours and all are welcomed to adore at any time. If you have any questions, please call the Church of St. Patrick at 570-622-1802.
Not sure what to do during Adoration? Check out Busted Halo's A Beginner's Guide to Eucharistic Adoration
When our choir is struggling to learn a new special piece of music for Christmas or Easter, our choir director sometimes is forced to remind us that, ‘whatever we do, we do together.’ What begins as chaotic song over time becomes a beautiful coordinated melody with four-part harmony. For the past several months, we have seen the chaos and the destruction that individuals ‘doing together’ can do, the billions of dollars of damage and the homes and businesses that have been destroyed, the billions of dollars of damage that somebodies are going to have to pay not only with money but with time and effort to rebuild if rebuilding is ever possible.
We as a Christian community are called by Our Lady in particular during the month of October which is dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary to come together as a T-E-A-M, together each achieve more, a ‘Grace Force’, and an ‘Army for the Lord’ to pray Our Lady’s Rosary. Our Parish Retreat Team in communion with Our Lady make available to you the praying together of the Most Holy Rosary on Thursday, October 1st after the daily Mass as part of Father Richard Heilman’s U.S. Grace Force, on Saturday, October 3rd at 3PM, the first Saturday of the month as a TEAM at Our Lady’s request to Sister Lucia, and on Saturday, October 10th at 12 noon in conjunction with thousands of churches all over the United States as an Army for the Lord, the America Needs Fatima Rosary Rally.
When we come together, great things can happen. When we come together to pray the Rosary, even greater things can happen. History has shown us that the Rosary has the power to impact the lives of our loved ones, our communities, our nation, and the world. As Our Lady asks, we need to pray for peace, for the healing and salvation of souls, for lives lost, for so many things in our present world. Please make time to join our retreat team on at least one of these days in October to pray the prayers Our Lady has given us as she leads us to her son, Jesus.
Throughout history, the recitation of the Rosary has obtained many miracles, especially in desperate times, whether during the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 or the Soviet invasion of Austria in 1955.
Our modern times are desperate indeed. Our Faith and our families are under attack. Yet now more than ever, we pray, and we hope! We hope in God’s mercy, we hope in Our Lord and in Our Lady. We hope in the power of the Holy Rosary.
Our Lady, Saints, and Popes have told us The Rosary is the most excellent form of prayer and the most efficacious means of attaining eternal life. It is the remedy for all our evils and the root of all our blessings. It is a ‘weapon’ for these times. The United States Grace Force led by Father Richard Heilman, Queen of Peace Media, an organization of Catholic volunteers including priests and lay people; along with Catholic Action for faith and family led by Cardinal Raymond Burke promote praying the Rosary together as a force against the temptations of Satan.
Our Parish Retreat team invites you to pray the Rosary with us the first of each month immediately after the daily Mass in unity with Cardinal Burke in his ‘Operation Storm Heaven’ movement. Become a Rosary Warrior!
For more information, about how you too can become a Rosary Warrior, visit catholicaction.org.
Don't have a Rosary? Consider downloading The Family Rosary App. Get a Rosary right on your phone!
Or if you would rather use your computer or tablet, visit Absolution Online for an eRosary.
Please visit our St. Ambrose YouTube page (St. Ambrose Church Schuylkill Haven) to view our devotions including the Rosary and Chaplets prayed during the month of May.