ORIGIN OF “THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS”

You’re all familiar with the Christmas song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” I think. To most it’s a delightful nonsense rhyme set to music. But it had a quite serious purpose when it was written. It is a good deal more than just a repetitious melody with pretty phrases and a list of strange gifts. Catholics in England during … [Read more…]

Download Our Parish App

Connect with St. Peter Claver like never before. Stay up-to-date with what is going on in our parish throughout the week. With the myParish app you can receive and easily respond to messages from our parish.  Enjoy many useful faith-building resources and features to complement your daily faith life, such as, Confession and prayer time … [Read more…]

Eurchrist For The Sick and Homebound

Post by: Andy Chwalibog Members of our Parish that have been forced to miss the Sunday Eucharistic Celebration due to illness/injury/age can still reeve at home or in the hospital.  As a parish community we have a responsibility to them to insure that they are not forgotten.  The healing power of the Eucharist has long … [Read more…]

Are You A SPC Volunteer?

Many of us volunteer for St. Peter Claver.  One of the suggestions from a recent safety audit of the facilities at church is that we make parishioners aware of the driving requirements and safety expectations when using their vehicles for church business. Catholic Mutual (insurance company for the Diocese) has some computer based training modules … [Read more…]