Corpus Christi Chapel

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Current Announcements

Weekly Highlights for February 23rd to March 2nd

Saturday, February 24th at 9:30am via Zoom or in-person RCIA class with Fr. van Zee

Saturday, February 24th at 12pm Confirmation class number 2 of 4 via Zoom or in-person at the Church

Friday, March 1st, first Friday devotions after both Masses.

Friday, March 1st, Stations of the Cross after the 5:30pm Mass

Saturday, March 2nd, first Saturday devotions after Mass

Saturday, March 2nd Maidens, Choir, and Man-Skills class (topic: weightlifting taught by Fr. van Zee)

Saturday, March 2nd at 12pm Confirmation class 3 of 4 via Zoom or in-person at the Church

Published on February 22nd, 2024.

Sancta Felicitas Prayer Group

A young girls prayer group (15 and younger) following the 9:30am Sunday Mass. The girls will have prayer time together in church (about 5-10 minutes) including one decade of the rosary and a Marian hymn.  

Published on February 21st, 2024.

Corpus Christi Chapel is in need of volunteers who can clean it regularly

We need volunteers who can regularly help us keep our church clean. Regardless of your prior experience, we welcome you to join our team and we will provide you with all the necessary information and training. Our high-traffic areas require frequent cleaning, and we urgently need a dedicated team to help us maintain a clean and welcoming environment. If you are interested in volunteering, kindly contact Adelita Manzo at [email protected] or by phone at (239) 289-5005. Thank you for considering helping us keep our church clean.

Necesitamos voluntarios que puedan limpiar nuestra iglesia regularmente, son bienvenidos con o sin experiencia dado que se les dará el entrenamiento necesario, nuestras áreas de alto tráfico requieren urgentemente de un equipo dedicado a la limpieza para así mantener un ambiente limpio y acogedor. Si está interesado en formar parte de los voluntarios de limpieza, por favor contacte a Adelita Manzo vía correo electrónico a: [email protected] o por teléfono al (239)289-5005. Gracias por considerar ser parte de nuestro equipo de limpieza.

Published on February 20th, 2024.

"Save the Date" for March 7th to join in prayer against abortion.

Corpus Christi Chapel, is participating in a prayer/witness event in front of Planned Parenthood on Thursday, March 7, 2024, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Now that we have our new church, we are excited to participate in this event and we kindly request your assistance. We need a minimum of 2 adults per hour to ensure complete coverage, and we would be grateful if you could schedule your hour(s) and join us in this peaceful demonstration. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Karen Foss at [email protected] or call (619)-823-5641.
Thanks in advance for your enthusiastic cooperation!

Published on February 15th, 2024.

Puppies and the New Church

Would you like to support the building project? Do you also love puppies? Well, now you can do both! The Vealey family is selling three puppies and all the proceeds will go towards supporting the building fund. These puppies will be available on February 27th, one male and two females. They are AKC registered white German Shepherds. Raised with young children and farm animals.

The cost for each pup is $1000. They come with their shots, dewormer, and vet check. If interested, contact Aubrey Vealey 239-633-4388 so you can visit the pups on the Vealey family farm. 

Published on February 14th, 2024.

Weekly Highlights for February 17th to 24th

Saturday, February 17th, at 9:30am Maidens', Choir, Acolytes, and Mom's Group will meet in the classrooms in the new Church.

Saturday, February 17th, at 12pm via Zoom or in-person Confirmation class will be taught by Fr. van Zee

Thursday, February 22nd, Sung Mass in honor of the Chair of St. Peter and feast of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter

Friday, February 23rd, Stations of the Cross will be prayed after the 5:30pm Mass

Saturday, February 24th, at 9:30am via Zoom RCIA class will be taught by Fr. van Zee.

Saturday, February 24th, at 12pm via Zoom or in-person Confirmation class will be taught by Fr. van Zee

Published on February 12th, 2024.

Weekly Highlights for February 9th to 17th

Saturday, February 10th, at 9:30am RCIA class via Zoom taught by Fr. van Zee

Sunday, February 11th, FSSP Renewal of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, at 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Masses.

Tuesday, February 13th, at 8:30am monthly requiem (low) Mass for the souls of all the faithful departed

Feb 14th is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the penitential season of Lent. 

Masses will be held at 8:30am in the new Church in Naples, at 12:30pm in Resurrection in Fort Myers, and at 5:30pm (Sung Mass) in the new Church in Naples. Though not of obligation, one is encouraged to go to mass on this day and receive ashes as a sign of the commitment to do penance, so as to mortify our flesh and strengthen our immortal soul- "Remember O man that you are dust and unto dust you shall return."

Friday, February 16th, Stations of the Cross after the 5:30pm Mass at the new Church in Naples. Stations will not be prayed publicly after the 8:30am Mass. 

Saturday, February 17th, choir, Maidens, and acolytes' meetings at 9:30am.

Published on February 7th, 2024.

FSSP Renewal of Consecration 2024

Please join us on Sunday, February 11th, 2024 for the Consecration of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The prayer of Consecration will be prayed after the 7:30 am mass and during the homily of the 9:30 am Mass at Corpus Christi Chapel.

Act of Consecration of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, on the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, February 11, 2024

This consecration must be recited on Sunday, February 11, 2024 by all the members of the Fraternity; the faithful who wish to do so may join in (same remarks as above for the novena).

O Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God and Help of Christians, behold this day before thy feet, the priests and seminarians of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter, together with all those who, united with us as a spiritual family, place their hope and trust in thee.

O Queen and Mother of all priests, it was by thee that Jesus, the High Priest and Victim, was given unto the world, and He in turn has given thee as Mother to us.

Intercede, therefore, we implore thee, for us thy children, whom thou didst receive and accept at the foot of the Cross. Look with favor upon the work we seek to do for the glory of God and the salvation of souls. Obtain for us by thy prayers the graces we need as members of the one Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church, to be instructed and enlightened by her Magisterium, to be devoutly zealous for the graces of her Sacraments, and to be unfailingly loyal in our unity with the Vicar of thy Son.

The rest of the text is recited only by priests and seminarians of the Fraternity:
Conscious of our own frailty, and of the hatred of the world for the works of light, we offer this day to thy Immaculate Heart our Priestly Fraternity and beg thee to take it under thy patronage. We chose thee, this day and evermore, as our advocate and Queen, and devote ourselves and all those souls who seek our priestly care, together with all our works and all we have and are, to thy loving protection.

To thee and to thy Immaculate Heart, we entrust and consecrate ourselves. Assist us in our endeavors to spread the Kingdom of thy Son, so that those who have strayed from the truth may once more attend to the teaching of the Church; those separated from her unity may return to the one true fold; those in sin may be restored to a state of grace; and those who have abandoned the Sacraments may return with fervor to receive them.

O Virgin Most Pure, do thou, together with Saint Peter, and all the angels and saints, pray for us all in these times of trial. May thy love and protection be ever upon our Fraternity, so that we may faithfully proclaim the Holy Gospel and bring the Sacraments to ever more souls. Obtain for us by thy prayers that we may persevere in grace until death, when we may be united with thee, our loving Mother, in the house of the Father. Amen.

Published on February 7th, 2024.

Bring Palms to be burn

Please bring any Palms from Palm Sunday to Corpus Christi Chapel after Mass so that we can burn them and make the ashes for Ash Wednesday. 

Published on February 6th, 2024.

Laws of Fasting and Abstinence

 Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics.
In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.  Abstinence under the current practice begins on one's 14th birthday. 

Fasting under the current practice applies to everyone aged 18 to 59, inclusive. One full meal is permitted, and two other meals may be taken which, when combined, are less than a full meal. 

It is only the current law that binds under sin. 

Abstinence from the 1962 discipline begins on one's 7th birthday. Complete abstinence on all Fridays of the year, Ash Wednesday, Holy Saturday, and the Vigil of Christmas. Partial abstinence all the days of Lent, Ember Wednesdays and Saturdays and the Vigils of Pentecost and the Assumption (meat and soup or gravy made from meat permitted once a day at the principle meal)

Abstinence from meat is dispensed on Holy Days of Obligation

Fasting from the 1962 discipline applies for everyone 21 to 59 on the days of Lent from Ash Wednesday inclusive, Ember days, and Vigils of Christmas, Pentecost, and the Assumption. One full meal permitted and two other meals may be taken which, when combined, are less than a full meal. 

Published on February 6th, 2024.
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