Q+A (Page 7)

Q+A: Why do people believe in horoscopes, tarot cards, etc.? Isn’t this a sin against the first commandment?

A. “God can reveal the future to his prophets or to other saints. Still, a sound Christian attitude consists in putting oneself confidently into the hands of Providence for whatever concerns the future, and giving up all unhealthy curiosity about it.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church #2115) Like Mary who said, “Let it be done…

Q+A: I have lived here for a little while now and where I lived before we had an active Parish Council. I know we have one but who are they, what do they do and why don’t we hear about them? Are they a secret committee? Are meetings open to anyone or are they only open to the committee itself?

A. Our Parish Pastoral Council consists of: myself, Emerson Quiambao who is our Chair, J.M. Michaud who is our Vice-Chair, Julie Chorney who is our secretary, Omer Déry, Hal Wickins, Joan Nuttall, Vicki Lefebvre, Sr. Celine Déry, Linda Stupka, Angie Seguin, Louise Shipman, Casey and Mary Anne Penner make up the rest of the committee.…

Q+A: Can you answer why the whole congregation goes up to Communion, without Confession? In the years gone by we all had to go to confession first.

A. Throughout the history of the Church there have been times when almost no one received Communion during Mass. Today, almost everyone receives. The Church does encourage frequent Communion because in the sacrament of the Eucharist Jesus gives his entire Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity to us for our salvation and to unite us to…