St. Michael Catholic Church

Eucharistic Adoration

"The best time you will spend on Earth." - Mother Teresa

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What is Eucharistic Adoration?

Eucharistic adoration is a complete liturgical service for the adoration of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament. Normally the consecrated host is kept in a tabernacle. During Eucharistic Adoration it is placed on the altar in a monstrance to be venerated; to be kept company by the faithful for visitation, contemplative prayer and meditation. Adoration is a sacred time to keep Vigil with the Lord; to spend quiet time with Him.

 

Let’s Pray Together

Please join us as we accept this invitation to spend a special hour with Jesus! 

Adoration is 9:00 AM to Noon, Fridays, in the Chapel, except as listed below for First Friday or when the office is closed.

  • The next 24-Hour Adoration will be Friday, June 7 to Saturday, June 8, 2024, in the Church or Chapel.  Sign-up is now available!
  • First Saturday Mass is June 1, 2024, at 8:30 AM (the Saturday before the 24-Hour Adoration).

24-Hour Eucharistic Adoration begins Friday, following the 8:30 AM Mass and closes Saturday, with Benediction at 8:15 AM, followed by First Saturday Mass at 8:30 AM (unless the 1st day of the month falls on a Saturday).  We need at least two individuals for each hour.  Schedule an hour to express gratitude to the Lord for His gracious love and compassion, and to listen for the Lord’s special guidance and inspiration to each of us. 

  • First Friday of every other month, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in the Church or Chapel.
  • The next event is July 5, 2024.  Sign-up link will be active mid-June.
  • First Saturday Mass is July 6, 2024, at 8:30 AM.


XLT (Exalt)

Join us for dinner, praise and worship music, and Family Adoration!

Next date:  TBA

How Shall I Sit with the Lord?

There are many ways to sit with the Lord.  Most importantly come.  Come as you are, to spend quiet time with Jesus.  You will find what feels right for you.

Pray the Rosary

Meditate on readings available in the chapel or bring your own

Talk to the Lord about what weighs on your heart and mind

Spend time in contemplative prayer

Recite prayers.  There are many prayers for Eucharistic Adoration.  Click here for prayers on the USCCB website.

How to Pray a Holy Hour by The Gregorian Institute at Benedictine College, Kansas


The Church and the world have a great need for Eucharistic worship.  Jesus awaits us in this sacrament of love. Let us go meet him in adorationSaint John Paul II

Contact

Fr. Jesuraj
Director of Liturgy
817.510.2724

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