Kneeling: Kneeling is the most profound sign of reverence and Roman Catholics kneel at the most sacred points of the Mass. In the United States, Catholics kneel throughout the Eucharistic Prayer, but in Europe and elsewhere, they’re only obligated to kneel during the Consecration. Eastern Catholics, such as the Byzantine, don’t kneel because standing is their normal posture for reverence.
Since the Rosary is composed, principally and in substance, of the prayer of Christ and the Angelic Salutation, that is, the Our Father and the Hail Mary, it was without doubt the first prayer and the principal devotion of the faithful and has been in use all through the centuries, from the time of the apostles and disciples down to the present. Continue reading History of the Rosary
What is Active Catholic Women of Faith
A small faith-sharing group that supports women to reconnect and strength their faith through prayer and reflection as they journey through life.
Women 35 plus who are single, married, divorced, practicing or non practicing. Open to all!
Size of Group
Suggested 3 to 6 women per group. If group becomes larger, you might consider reorganizing into a smaller group.
Where to Gather
You may gather wherever you feel comfortable and is agreeable to your group. ( Coffee shops, homes, etc.) You may rotate your gather place as you wish.
Below is what you need to get you started.
Archdiocese of Santa Fe Catholic Youth of the Year
Sofia Ibarra and Joshua Ortiz
Peer Leaders of Our Lady of Guadalupe Youth Ministry
Ms. Ibarra has been actively involved in Youth Ministry for over 3 years and Music Ministry for 2+ years.
She is a loving, caring, faith filled peer leader.
Sofia makes the time to support her youth ministry team. She is always ready to serve those in need and to help with parish events.
She has attend the Archdiocesan Catholic Christian Leadership Institute & Search for Christian Maturity Retreat, deanery retreats and parish retreats. Also has been involved in liturgical services and service project.
Sofia is a hard working young person who is dedicated to her Catholic community.
Mr. Ortiz has been actively involved in faith formation and Youth Ministry throughout elementary and high school years.
He has served in several parish, deanery and diocesan retreats, Archdiocesan Christian Leadership Institute, Evangelization Conference and the Middle and High School Youth Conferences. In addition, several parish liturgical services and service projects.
Joshua always makes the time to support the youth ministry team. Even with his busy school schedule, he is willing to help with parish activities, to serve those in need, and support our youth ministry events.