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Becoming One

by admin The following was posted on The Ordinariate website: HOUSTON — The first Pastoral Provision parish in the U.S. is coming into the Ordinariate. Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church and its school, the Atonement Academy, have been transferred to the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter, effective March 21. At the [...]

Our Lady of the Atonement

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Our Lady of the Atonement, O show thyself to be,  a mother to thy children, who have recourse to thee. Obtain for us, dear Mother, a faith and love sincere, midst trials and temptation, the grace to persevere.

Octave Prayers

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From January 18 through January 25, Christians throughout the world will be keeping the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The Octave, as originally conceived by Father Paul of Graymoor, reflects the unchanging truth that there can be no real unity apart from union upon that Rock, established by Christ Himself, which is Peter and [...]

Archbishop Patrick F. Flores

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With the death of Archbishop Patrick F. Flores many people will remember him for different things. We at Our Lady of the Atonement should give thanks for his acceptance and implementation of the Pastoral Provision when many bishops would not. Even against the wishes of some of his priests, he proceeded with Father Philips’ ordination [...]

The Archbishop’s Appeal

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 Disciples, Sent by the Spirit “Merciful God, You call us to be Your disciples to proclaim the Good News to all we meet. You sent us Your Holy Spirit to guide us as we carry out Your sacred work. Help us to respond to Your people in need through the Archbishop’s Appeal, use our ready [...]

Catholic Inquiry Classes

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A new series of Catholic Inquiry Classes will begin on Sunday, January 15TH, 2017 at 10:30am in the Common Room. Jesus said, “I am the way and the truth and the life…” (John 14:6). The purpose of the Inquiry class is to help those considering entering into full communion, or returning to full communion with the Catholic Church [...]


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The weeks of Advent have a unique sense of mystery all their own. We know Advent best as that time of waiting before the Solemnity of the Nativity, but it contains a much more comprehensive expectation than mere preparation for Christmas. Truly, it collects the many strands of our faith, and weaves them into one [...]

Christmas Gift

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Christ’s greatest gift to us was when He came down from Heaven and became man, sacrificing Himself on the cross to open the gates of Heaven so that His people may live in eternal happiness. In this Sacrifice, He gave us His Body and Blood when He transformed the bread and wine. This Sacrifice is [...]