Posts From Fr Richard Heilman

Let’s All Pray for an Easter Miracle!

LET’S ALL PRAY FOR AN EASTER MIRACLE! I remain hopeful that a “breakthrough” is on the horizon. I have no special gift for predicting the future, but this is my

March 27 Pope Blessing Carries Plenary Indulgence – St. Mary’s for Adoration & Confession

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said he will give an extraordinary blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) at

Mass Times, Devotions, Etc. During Social Distancing – St. Mary of Pine Pluff

St. Mary of Pine Bluff is a glorious church surrounded by beautiful, idyllic rolling hills on the western edge of Madison, Wisconsin — helping many discover a profound sense of

Feeling Confused as to Why Coronavirus is a Bigger Deal than Seasonal Flu? Here it is in a Nutshell.

This is being shared around the internet. It is one of the best explanations as to what we are dealing with. Please take the time to read this: “Feeling confused

Pray the Rosary Here with the Holy Father at 3pm CST, March 19

At the end of the general audience March 18, the pope said he is joining the initiative promoted by the Italian bishops to pray the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary

All Day Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Live-Streamed on Feast of St. Joseph

On the Feast Day of St. Joseph, Thursday, March 19, St. Mary of Pine Bluff will provide live-streaming of Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will

Go Weapons Hot – *H*umility, *O*bedience, *T*rust

GO WEAPONS HOT “Go Weapons Hot” is a military command that means to make whatever preparations are necessary so that when you pull the trigger, something happens. In spiritual terms,

Saint Patrick’s Prayer for Protection

Saint Patrick’s Lorica is a prayer for protection. Lorica, in Latin, means breastplate and refers to ancient armor worn to protect the chest. An old tradition has it that on

Combat & Defeat Through Shared Sacrifice & National Determination

President Trump began his inspiring speech today with, “We are taking decisive steps to combat and, ultimately, to defeat the coronavirus … through a very collective action, shared sacrifice and

Sunday Mass Obligation Dispensed – Decree from Bishop Hying

SUNDAY MASS OBLIGATION DISPENSED EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DECREE RESPONDING TO THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 Witnessing with deep concern the rapid worldwide spread of COVID-19, a disease caused