Give Me the Grace, Good Lord, Gladly to Bear My Purgatory Here . . .

Dear Friends, the Good God has provided us all we need and then some in these trying times to bear our Purgatory here. Yet, we are weak and often do not take advantage of these gifts from God. And so we must not forget to pray for the poor souls in Purgatory who are still working at this labor of love.  They will not forget us when they are finally liberated and swimming freely in the sea of love in heaven above.

Please download and read the Newsletter provided below.

MSJB Holy Souls Octave of Masses
Give Me the Grace, Good Lord, Gladly to Bear My Purgatory Here
MSJB Holy Souls Octave (2023).pdf
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It is time we built a Niche for Our Lady

A Water Color of our Proposed Grotto

Thanks to your continued support, we are  planning to build a beautiful Grotto to complement our parish and provide a place for our congregation to pray and light candles... but most especially to give honor to the highest honor of our race. For how can one have a church dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes without a Grotto? We now have the plans according to which we hope to hollow out a place in the rock worthy of Our Lady of Lourdes. Yet, the planned Grotto is modest, with modest statuary to match our modest church. It will be a place of repose and meditation with a water feature set in beautifully landscaped hillside.

Elevar Design Group Architectural Plans for Grotto
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Our Lady of Lourdes Responds to Renewed Concerns over Grotto
Our Lady of Lourdes Responds.pdf
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Fr. Mark Keene's Letter in support of the Grotto
OUR LADY OR LOURDES - Letter to Adjuster[...]
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The Dean of Lourdes, Abbe Peyramale, to St Bernadette:

“Ask the Lady Her name once more, and when we know Her name,

we will build Her a chapel. And it won’t be a little one, I tell you;

it will be a very big one.”

Help us build a Grotto for Our Lady...

    A cave of refreshment in dark times.

Help the Fathers build something beautiful for Our Lord and His Mother.

Although it is best to use a check, we do accept donations through paypal...


The Missionaries are now able to accept donation of stocks. Please contact Frederick Doll of Edward Jones to arrange the DTC gifting instructions.

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