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St. Vincent dePaul Meeting - Saturday, September 06, 2014 at 9:00am
St. Peter in Chains Cathedral

Prayer Shawl - Saturday, September 06, 2014 at 9:30am

Men's Prayer Group - Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 12:00pm

St. X Golf Outing - Saturday, September 13, 2014 - All Day

Prayer Shawl - Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 9:30am
646 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Jail Ministry - Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 8:30am

Tender Mercies - Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 11:30am
Tender Mercies


Posted August 27, 2014

   Some weeks ago we published the Serenity Prayer: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.

   Since then, Fr. Jim Martin, S.J. has published a modern interpretation of the serenity prayer:

God, grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, which is pretty much everyone,

since I’m clearly not you, God.

At least not the last time I checked.

And while You’re at it God, please give me the courage to change what I need to change about myself, which is frankly a lot, since, once again,

I’m not You, which means I’m not perfect.

It’s better for me to focus on changing myself than to worry about changing other people,

who, as You’ll no doubt remember me saying,

I can’t change anyway.

Finally, give me the wisdom to just shut up

whenever I think that I’m clearly smarter than everyone else in the room, that no one knows what they’re talking about except me,

or that I alone have all the answers. 

Basically God, grant me the wisdom

to remember that I’m not You.  Amen.

   What think you? I prefer the older version.  

    Rev. M. Joseph Casey, S.J.,  Pastoral Associate


Sunday Mass Schedule
Saturday 4 PM
Sunday 7, 9, 10:30 AM, 12 & 5 PM

Weekday Mass Schedule
6 & 11:30 AM

Saturday Morning Mass
7 AM

Holy Day Mass Schedule
6,  11 AM, 12 & 5 PM

Monday thru Saturday 11 AM - 12 PM

LABOR DAY, Monday, September 1

Mass:  9 AM

No confessions on holiday.



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