JOURNEY TO EMMAUS
The PVI community celebrates Mass in the Chapel each morning at 7:10am and most days at 8th period (2:00pm)
Come and join us for Campus Wide Mass celebrated once a month in the Panther Activity Center at 8:45am.
2013 - 2014 Campus Wide Mass Schedule:
Wed, September 4, 2013 - Mass of the Holy Spirit (with Bishop Loverde)
Friday, October 4, 2013 - St. Francis of Assisi
Friday, November 1, 2013 - All Saints Day special Mass for PVI Alumni and Students who have died
Friday, November 22, 2013 - Feast of St. Cecilia
Monday, December 9, 2013 - Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
Monday, January 6, 2014 - Christmas Season Mass
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - Our Lady of Lourdes
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - Ash Wednesday
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - Annunciation of our Lord
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Holy Week Mass
Monday, May 19, 2014 - Easter Season Mass
Confessions are scheduled during the school day every Friday and when scheduled with the Chaplin.
"Go to your confessor; open your heart to him; display to him all the recesses of your soul; take the advice that he will give you with the utmost humility and simplicity. For God, Who has an infinite ove for obedience, frequently renders profitable the counsels we take from others, but especially from those who are the guides of our souls."
-St. Francis de Sales
"Confession heals, confession justifies, confession grants pardon of sin, all hope consists in confession; in confession there is a chance for mercy."
-St. Isidore of Seville
SAINTS OF THE MONTH - Saint Lucy
Feast Day – December 13 She is the patron Saint of the blind, writers and salesmen
It is believed that this beloved saint lived in Syracuse, Sicily and born toward the end of the third century. She was the daughter of noble and rich parents whose father died when she was young. Lucy was a lovely girl and more than one young noble sought her hand. Her own mother arranged for her to marry a certain person, but Lucy would not consent. Instead she had secretly promised Jesus that instead of getting married, she would belong to him alone. This noble person was furious and in his anger, threatened her with the frightening torture of being blind. Lucy was even willing to lose both her eyes rather than belong to anyone but Jesus. St. Lucy is often shown holding her lovely eyes in the palm of her hand. Jesus rewarded her for her heroic love by restoring her eyes, more beautiful than ever. In the end she was stabbed to death, becoming a martyr for Jesus in the year 304.
St. Lucy’ beautiful eyes remind us of the wonderful faith that lit her soul. We can ask St. Lucy to help us grow in the kind of faith she had.