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Holy Spirit  Elementary School is under the patronage of our dear little saint, Philomena. You can read the story of how she came to enjoy this honored title at our church and school by clicking on "Articles" above. We could actually use more help than we can afford here at Holy Spirit. Would you consider making a contribution to our Capital Campaign? It would be greatly appreciated and would go to the cause of providing a good Catholic Education to our young people. Thank you.  

Fr John Rocus

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Mission Statement
"As disciples of Jesus Christ,
we, the people of Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, 
dedicate ourselves to living the Great Commandments to
 "Love God with all our hearts, souls and minds..and to love our neighbor 
as ourselves."
 We will do this under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit,
 committing ourselves to the teachings of Jesus Christ and His Church
 by evangelization and education of all, beginning in our parish family 
and then reaching out in loving service to our world."
Prayer to the Holy Spirit
"Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful
and kindle in them the fire of your love.
Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created.
And You shall renew the face of the earth.

O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit,
did instruct the hearts of the faithful,
grant that by the same Holy Spirit
we may be truly wise and ever enjoy His consolations,
Through Christ Our Lord, Amen."
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“Encourage the souls with whom you come in contact to trust in My infinite mercy.
Oh, how I love those souls who have complete confidence in Me. I will do everything for them.”
 Jesus to St. Faustina (Diary 294)
Live Theatrical Drama Coming
 Monday, May 5 @ 7:00 p.m.
 Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Brighton
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For Sister Regina Mary  and all the young women discerning vocations
"O Holy Spirit,
Spirit of wisdom and divine love,
impart to young women Your knowledge, understanding, and counsel
that they may know the vocation wherein they can best serve God.
Give them courage and strength to follow God's holy will.
Guide their uncertain steps,strengthen their resolutions,
shield their chastity, fashion their minds,conquer their hearts,
and lead them to the vineyards where they will labour in God's holy service.
For John Vinton, and for all those young men in the seminary as they discern their call to the priesthood:
"Eternal God,
Bless your Church with holy and faithful priests, deacons and brothers. 
Form them in the likeness of your Son so that in him, with him and through him
they may love you more deeply and serve you more faithfully,
always and everywhere. With Mary,  we ask this through Christ our Lord.
Amen. "
For our sons and daughters now serving in the military:
Hold our sons and daughters in your loving hands as they serve.
Protect them as they protect us.Bless them and their families,
for the selfless acts they perform each day for our country.
Grant us peace. 
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Easter Triduum Schedule
Maundy Thursday
Mass of the Lord's Supper - 7:00pm
Good Friday  
Liturgy of the Lord's Passion noon - 3:00pm
Holy Saturday 
Blessing of Easter Food - 9:00am
Mass of Light at Easter Vigil 8:30pm
Easter Sunday
Mass of the Resurrection 9:00am and 11:00am
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Easter Week: Monday, April 21st 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday, April 22nd 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 23rd 9:00am - n0on
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Holy Spirit Catholic Church Named USA Archconfraternity Center #61

Congratulations to Fr John for his efforts and devotion, and the St Philomena Prayer Group and Holy Spirit Catholic Parish and School for their prayers of devotion. Holy Spirit Catholic Church has been named Archconfraternity of St Philomena Center #61, among the international centers dedicated to St Philomena’s promotion and devotion.

The following link will take you to the Home Page of the

The Universal Archconfraternity of St Philomena

 National Center for the United States.

 There is also a World Wide Map of all the St Philomena Centers around the world. Please visit:

Click the blue box on the right for All Centers, and scrolling you'll find our information as Center #61 along with others in your area!

 If you'd like to know more about our St Philomena Story, click "Articles" from the toolbar at the top of this page and scroll down to "Fr John's Articles". You'll find  "Fr John's St Philomena Story" there.


Fr John Rocus talks with Fr Jason Kulczynski

Radio Maria

About St Philomena

Listen here:

August 9, 2013 Aim High Program


Monsignor Giovanni Braschi celebrated the

Feast of St Philomena with a procession of the Miraculous Statue of Philomena

through the streets of Mugnano del Cardinale.

"My dear members of the Family of Saint Philomena,

The grandest festivities for our Saint - the Sacrificial and Thanksgiving Walk to the Sanctuary for the battenti. These local pilgrims walk to the Sanctuary on their bare feet, and upon entering the Sanctuary they the crawl to the altar of our Saint without their feet or hands touching the church floor until they have kissed the sacred altar. This year we have a third squad. They presented some beautiful gifts of flowers and candles to our Saint.

The procession of the miraculous statue of Saint Philomena around the town of Mugnano del Cardinale was truly blessed with many spontaneous events. One could feel a very strong presence of Saint Philomena around the town today and within the church. I feel blessed to have been here to witness this annual devotion to our Dear Little Saint, Philomena."

Msgr. Braschi

Click the link below for photos of this wonderful procession for our Little Patroness!

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The Sanctuary of Saint Philomena Needs Your Support

God has allowed the Sanctuary in Mugnano del Cardinale to be safe from rain storms once again. Saint Philomena’s devotees and others who love the Sanctuary sent almost enough money to repair the dome of this beautiful example of devotion to Our Lady. The Blessed Mother’s story is painted on the wooden ceiling and the statue of Our Lady of Grace is situated above the high altar.

For thousands of devotees this is such a very special church because within it rest the sacred remains of our Dear Little Saint, Philomena. Those fortunate enough to visit soon understand the strong spiritual presence held within.

Major repair to the dome has now been completed, but the contractors finished their expert work with only our word that the final payments would be forthcoming. So we must ask once again for help. With continuous restoration required in the Sanctuary along with the monthly outlay for general upkeep we don’t have enough to add this final amount. Donations came in from those who want Saint Philomena’s resting place to remain an eternal refuge. It is our mission to see that it remains just that.

We also must protect the many wonderful artifacts: the miraculous statue of Saint Philomena; the tiles from her tomb in the catacombs of Priscilla; Ven. Pauline Jaricot’s chair – where she sat as she was miraculously cured; the altar of Saint Philomena, which broke into two pieces and was miraculously joined together; the oil lamp which burns in front the sacred body of Saint Philomena and from which many miracles have been recorded. Please be generous and support the earthly home of Saint Philomena wherein rests her sacred body.

 Fr John has posted 4 videos of his trip to the Sanctuary of St Philomena in Mugnano, Italy. 

Please click "Article" on the toolbar above, "Fr John's Articles" and "Sanctuary of St Philomena Videos". They show you a small snippet of the much needed repairs. If you'd like to donate, please visit the shrine's website  through the link below and you will find that PayPal is the easiest way to do it there! Thank you and God bless!

Shrine of St Philomena

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