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March 2017

For My Life is Spent in Misery

March 27, 2017

Reflection on Life It is possible to describe an average person’s day thus: he wakes up in the morning to talk radio playing on his alarm clock, showers and prepares for [...]

God’s Princess Retreat

March 21, 2017

BASIC Jr High Youth Group has been a functioning youth group of St. Peter Cathedral for a number of years. On Saturday, March 17, 2017, a group of 40 girls were able to [...]

The Way of the Cross Retreat 2017

March 17, 2017

The Way of the Cross Retreat took place on March 10-12 at Whispering Winds Catholic Retreat Center in Julian, California. The retreat was led by Fr. Simon Esshaki and his [...]

2016 Liturgical Calendar

March 15, 2017

The 2016 Litugrical Calendar is available for sale at all St. Peter Diocese Parishes. Coinciding with Bp. Sarhad Y. Jammo’s latest edition to his Chaldean Pillars [...]

What Excuse Will I Find?

March 14, 2017

Kids so easily get wrapped up in their world that they forget their surroundings and in their carelessness hurt themselves. When our kids get hurt, as a method of teaching [...]

For His Grace Has Increased Upon Us

March 10, 2017

For more reflections on the Basilica Hymns of each season, purchase Perpetual Jubilee: Meditations on the Chaldean Liturgical Year on Amazon.com. A Fitting Introduction [...]

Rejoicing in Suffering

March 7, 2017

More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not [...]

Going to the Desert with Our Lord

March 2, 2017

“It is written to worship God alone.” Dear brothers and sisters, Our Lord went to the desert to be tempted by the devil. He experienced three temptations that would have [...]

Spiritual Formation Conference

March 2, 2017

As the people of the St. Peter Diocese enter into the season of Lent, Bishop Shlemon Wardoni called for a Spiritual Formation Conference for the priests, seminarians and [...]