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Pentecost VI

July 8, 2007 – Pentecost VI – St. Elizabeth, Queen of Portugal, W

Dr. Thomas Droleskey Speaks
Beginning tomorrow evening in Helfta Hall, Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey, the editor-publisher of www.ChristorChaos.com, will present a comprehensive review of the Catholic Faith, “Living in the Shadow of the Cross,” beginning at 7:00 PM and running until 9:00 PM. The program is being presented to help Catholics to see themselves and the world more clearly through the eyes of the true Faith. Those who attend do not have to be parishioners of Saint Gertrude the Great Church. Indeed Catholics across the ecclesiastical divide are very welcome to attend. Free will offerings will be asked from those who attend these lectures.
This week’s topics are:
Monday – July 9th: “The Nature of Truth as Examined by Reason and Attacked by Conciliarism.”
Tuesday – July 10th: “The Nature of Truth as Understood by Divine Revelation.” (This lecture includes a discussion of the Nature of God and what constitutes His Divine Revelation through the Catholic Church, leading up to a treatment of Special Creation and the Fall.)
Wednesday – July 11th: “The Aftermath of the Fall.” (A review of the effects of Original Sin and Actual Sins on the souls of men and their societies; the Flood, the call of Abraham, the bondage of the Hebrew people in Egypt, the first Passover and the Mosaic Covenant).
Thursday – July 12th: “This is the Love of God: That You Keep His Commandments.” The first of eleven specific lectures on the Ten Commandments, given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai but entrusted to and explicated infallibly by the Catholic Church. This night’s lecture will deal with the First Commandment and its precepts and prohibitions.

Dr. Droleskey and his family are traveling missionaries of Christ the King, itinerant evangelists, entirely dependent upon your charity. Please check on Christ or Chaos – Donations in order to make a donation, or you may help them through St. Gertrude the Great. Offerings through the church are tax deductible.

Thirteen Tuesdays of St. Anthony
We continue our traditional summer devotion of the 13 Tuesdays of St. Anthony this week after the 11:30 AM and 5:45 PM Masses. Come to participate in this powerful devotion every Tuesday this Summer!

Fatima Rosary Procession
Friday, July 13th, is the third of our Fatima Rosary Processions.
Following the 5:45 PM Mass and Benediction, at approximately 7:00 PM, members of the Rosary Confraternity, and all parishioners, are asked to drive or carpool to the parking lot of the First Watch Restaurant at the corner of Union Center Blvd. and Floer Dr. The address is 9233 Floer Dr. Floer Drive runs parallel with Muhlhauser Road. You may enter Floer Drive from either Union Center Blvd. or Muhlhauser Road. Please make a sacrifice to pray this public rosary with us. Your witness and your prayers are sorely needed for our Church, our country and our families.

Next Sunday
Set your missal: July 15th Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, with the commemoration of St. Henry II, Emperor of Germany, C. Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Upcoming Events
• July 24th – 26th: Boys’ Camp