October 20, 2021, Wednesday 29th Week in Ordinary Time

I will do whatever it takes. Luke 12:39-48 Would you mind opening your Scriptures and reading these verses prayerfully? I often recorded Tampa Bay Rays after-game show. Perhaps you too noticed that they always interviewed the star of the game. Sometimes it was a defensive player who went to extraordinary means to help his team […]

October 15, 2021, Friday 28th Week in Ordinary Time

Luke 11: 11:47-54 Please open your Scriptures and read these verses prayerfully. No Fear Here. I learned pretty quickly after my ordination how important it is to get close to the People of God. When I moved to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bradenton, Florida, Small Christian communities were sprouting up in Catholic churches across the […]

October 6, 2021, Wednesday 27th Week in Ordinary Time

Luke 11:1-4 Please open your Scriptures and read these verses prayerfully. The Encounter "Lord, teach us to pray" (Luke 11:1). There was something different about the way Jesus prayed. Jesus was in prayer, and the disciples, nearby, noticed something happening in Jesus. It’s the same thing that happens when you and I meet someone. Our […]

Antonio Rosmini Spiritual Calendar October 1

Fr. Rick Pilger, I.C. Spiritual Calendar A Thought for Each Day of the Year By Blessed Antonio Rosmini October 1 Let us deem ourselves very fortunate if, by a singular favor of the Blessed Virgin, we should obtain, through the Rosary, only this: the grace to live in a way that will be pleasing to […]

The Pelican – Our Symbol

According to legend, the pelican, which has the greatest love of all creatures for its’ offspring, pierces it’s breast to feed them with it’s own blood. It is on the basis of this legend that the pelican came to symbolize Christ’s love for all mankind. In this sense, it is also symbolizes the Holy Eucharist. […]

September 8, 2021 Thursday 23rd Week in Ordinary Time

MEMORIAL OF PETER CLAVER, PRIEST Call it out Saint Peter Claver (1580-1654) was a Jesuit priest dedicated to baptizing and serving enslaved Africans in Cartagena, Colombia, a major slave-trade port. While Claver was ahead of many of his peers in at least recognizing the humanity of Africans and poured out his life to alleviate the […]

September 7, 2021, Tuesday of the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time

Creation needs your caring prayer Jewish believers celebrate Rosh Hashanah today, marking the universe’s birthday—recalling how God placed Adam and Eve at the center of creation as faithful stewards. For many Christians, it’s also Day 7 in the Season of Creation. When the Catholic Church joined this observance in 2019, Pope Francis wrote: "In the […]

Make a donation via our new website

You can now donate to any of our form to make your donations online. Just look for the Online Giving Button on our home page.  You can then pick a particular program to support.  Thank you for your help with our church. You can also visit through this link

Bake Sale, Sept. 4th & 5th

The Blessed Sacrament Family will hold a bake sale after all of the Masses; 4:30pm Saturday, 8am, 10am and 11:30 on Sunday. The Ascribed Members of the Institute of Charity will utilize the proceeds to help the Rosminian Community in Venezuela, which has recently called with an urgent plea for assistance. Please help support our […]

Home Visitation

This ministry is devoted to meeting all parishioners in their homes to bring Holy Communion and invite them to further participation and catechesis at Blessed Sacrament. Contact Father Rick phone 727-391-4661