St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church
439 S 3rd St, Santa Rosa, NM 88435


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~ July 2021 ~

July 19th, 2021 - 16th Monday of Ordinary Time (Fort Sumner - Espanol)

July 19th, 2021 - 16th Monday of Ordinary Time (Fort Sumner)

“The Benedictine Model of Family”

July 18th, 2021 - 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time

“He said to them, “Come away by yourselves
to a deserted place and rest a while.”

~ Mark 6:31

July 16th, 2021 - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

“I want Jesus to be your intimate friend, to
whom you may entrust your heart, tired and filled
with sorrow… Oh how your life would be transformed
if you went to him often as to a friend! … You
can’t imagine how much I’ve prayed for you and
for all your concerns, that they may turn out for
the best…. I’ve especially entrusted you to the
Most Holy Virgin. I trust that she will hear me,
protecting you at every moment.”

~ St. Teresa of the Andes

July 15th, 2021 - Feast of St. Henry, the Emperor - TLM

July 14th, 2021 - Feast of St. Katerina Tekakwitha

“O inaccessible Beauty of God most high,
purest Clarity of the Eternal Light, Life
imparting life to every life, Light imparting
light to every light, keeping in eternal
brilliance a thousand times a thousand lamps
that brightly shine ever since the primeval
dawn! O eternal and inaccessible, clear and
sweet Stream from the Fountain invisible to
all mortal eyes: your depth knows no bottom,
your width knows no shore, your vastness no
bounds, your clearness no taint!”

~ St. Bonaventure

July 13th, 2021 - Feast of St. Henry

“Let’s not put off any longer our move
into this holy dwelling of self-knowledge.
We so need this, and it is so pleasant for
us—because, as I have said, God’s boundless
infinite goodness is there. This then is the
weapon I want us to take up….
I’ll say no more. Keep living in God’s holy
and tender love. Gentle Jesus! Jesus!”

~ St. Catherine of Siena

July 11th, 2021 - 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time

“the soul surrendered to love, through
the strength of the Holy Spirit, is not far
from being raised to the degree of perfection.”

~ St. John of the Cross

July 10th, 2021 - Saturday of the Blessed Virgin Mary - TLM

July 9th, 2021 - Feast of Augustine Zhao Rong and companions

“The door of heaven is open to all! Jesus…Jesus…Jesus!”
~ St. Anna Wang of the Chinese Martyrs

July 8th, 2021 - Feast of st Elizabeth of Portugal - TLM

July 7th, 2021 - 14th Wednesday of Ordinary Time

“May those who will read this letter of
mine learn the happy lesson of fleeing from
evil and always following what is good, right
from their childhood. Think of religion, with
its precepts, not as something you can do
without; rather, it is true consolation, the
only safe path in all circumstances—even the
most sorrowful ones in our lives. Pax et Bonum!”

~ Alessandro Serenelli, who murdered St. Maria Goretti,
“spiritual testament”; found in a sealed ­envelope
when he died.

July 4th, 2021 - 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

“Three times I have asked the Lord to
deliver me from this, but he has answered me,
"My grace is sufficient for you, because my
power is made perfect in weakness”

~ 2 Cor 12

July 3rd, 2021 - Saturday of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Commemoration of St. Irenaeus

“For surely the efforts of the spirits
of darkness never went to such lengths as
they did in that sad crisis to which thou
didst put an end: nor was their success,
however great in appearance, contrary to the
divine promise: for it is to the teaching of
Peter, not to his silence, that the unfailing
assistance of the Holy Ghost is guaranteed”

~ St. Pope Leo the Second

July 2nd, 2021 - 13th Friday of Ordinary Time
1st Friday of Reparation to the Sacred Heart; Votive Mass of the Holy Angels

“he will send his Angel before you,
and you will obtain a wife for my son there.”

~ Gen 24

July 1st, 2021 - Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus

“And to Jesus the mediator of the new
covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling,
that speaketh better things than that of Abel.”

~ Hebrews 12:24