Corpus Christi Chapel

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Do I need Spiritual Direction?

The distinction between spiritual direction and advice is that spiritual direction is personalized guidance for spiritual growth, focusing on particular virtues, prayer, and other aspects of spiritual life. It is intended for those already advancing in their spiritual journey and can be likened to a personal trainer for high-level athletes. On the other hand, advice or counseling is a one-time conversation aimed at addressing a specific issue.

To start spiritual direction, you should do the following consistently:

  1. Stay out of mortal sin
    • If you regularly battle mortal sin, focus on getting rid of that first.
    • Take the advice given in confession or ask for some if you don't get it.
  2. Meditate 20 minutes a day
    • Start this and you can add more later but if you start doing too much you will burn out and give up.
    • You can't become a saint without trying to improve your meditation and mental prayer.
  3. Pray the rosary every day
  4. 20-30 minutes of spiritual reading
  5. Doing a daily examination of conscience
    • Working on your predominant fault and making progress in it.
    • Find the thing you have to confess most often and start to work on that until you get rid of it.
    • The number of minuses goes down, down, down to zero.
  6. Please consider the following:
  7. -If you are doing these things and want to find a spiritual director, look for one who gives you good advice in confession.
    • He will most likely give you good advice in spiritual direction too.
    • Pray for the grace to find a good one.
    • Once you find him, pray that he would receive the graces to guide you well.

    - You don't need spiritual direction if you aren't doing these things consistently.

    - If you want to discover your vocation. You should do the things mentioned above and the meditations provided by St. Ignatius for this exact purpose.   

Published on May 11th, 2024.

2024 Youth Conference - July 12-14 Ave Maria University

“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.” (Isaiah 43:1).  For more information about our speakers or to register for this event visit or call (239) 348-4725, email  [email protected].

Published on May 10th, 2024.

Weekly Highlights for May 10th to May 18th

Please take note of the upcoming events at Corpus Christi Chapel in Naples:

-Saturday, May 11th, at 9:30 am RCIA class will be taught by Fr. van Zee.

-Saturday, May 11th, at 12 pm First Holy Communion class will be taught by Fr. Mundattuchundayil.

-Saturday, May 18th at 9:30 am will be the last meeting of the year for Maidens', Choir, Acolytes, and Mom's Group.

Group meetings. You are welcome to bring food and drinks to share. Plates, napkins, and utensils will be provided for your convenience:

  • Wednesday, May 15th: Men's Group from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 16th: Women's Group from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 18th: Young Adults Group from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May 22nd: Catequesis en Español 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Published on May 9th, 2024.

Catholic Faith Appeal 2024 - Our goal is to raise $76,000.

Each year, the Catholic Faith Appeal (CFA) extends a heartfelt invitation for our Diocese to unite and extend a helping hand to our brothers and sisters in need. It is one of the most effective ways to carry out the work of the Church, and it is a testament to our Catholic Faith in action. Contributions to the CFA play a crucial role in supporting a diverse array of programs and services, including Vocations and Seminarians, Religious Education, aid for financially challenged Parishes and Missions, Evangelization, Catholic Education, Catholic Charities, and more. 

On an annual basis, Parishes in the Diocese of Venice make a required contribution to financially support these efforts. The Catholic Faith Appeal empowers every parishioner to actively contribute to their Parish’s financial commitment, with goals tailored to each Parish’s income rather than the number of registered families. This approach accommodates the seasonal influx of northern visitors during the winter months, significantly enhancing the Appeal’s success.

Thank you for helping us reach our goal of raising $76,000 for the Catholic Faith Appeal.

You can download the full program description and frequently asked questions at the following links:

Make your donation at:, make sure to designate Corpus Christi Chapel as your Parish.

Published on April 22nd, 2024.

Campaña Católica Anual 2024 - Nuestra Meta es recaudar $76,000

La Campaña Católica Anual es un esfuerzo diocesano de recaudación de fondos en toda la Diócesis que apoya el trabajo caritativo y pastoral a través de programas como Pastoral y Ministerios; apoyo a misiones, parroquias y conventos pobres; Caridades Católicas, Evangelización; Culto Divino; Respeto a la Vida; Vocaciones y Seminaristas; Educación Católica; y servicios diocesanos de apoyo administrativo. Anualmente las parroquias de la Diócesis de Venice contribuyen para apoyar financiablemente estos esfuerzos. La Campaña Católica de Fe es un medio por el cual todos los feligreses, con su contribución, pueden ayudar a su parroquia a cumplir su meta. Tal se basa en el ingreso de la parroquia específica y no se basa solo en el número de familias inscritas ya que nuestra población crece en los meses de invierno con los visitantes del norte. Esto se suma en gran medida al éxito de la Campaña.

Gracias por ayudarnos a alcanzar nuestra meta de recaudar $76,000 para la Campaña de Fe Católica.

Puede descargar  la descripción completa del programa y las preguntas frecuentes en los siguientes enlaces:

Puede hacer su donación en: [](, asegurese de seleccionar a Corpus Christi Chapel como su parroquia.

Published on April 22nd, 2024.

Daily Exposition of Blessed Sacrament at Corpus Christi Chapel. Adorers Needed!

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is conducted each day before the 8:30 a.m. mass from Monday to Saturday, between the hours of 7:15 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. To make this possible, we need a minimum of three volunteers each day. We kindly request at least three people to sign up for each day of the week from Monday to Saturday.

We are currently seeking individuals who are interested in becoming regular Adorers, as well as potential substitutes for those who are regularly assigned. You can sign up by filling out the Adoration Sheet located at the entrance of the Church, or by registering through the following link Adoration Sign Up

Published on April 15th, 2024.

Corpus Christi Chapel RCIA Program 2024 -2025

Our RCIA program is set to begin on Saturday, April 27th at 9:30 a.m. The classes will be held on the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 9:30 to 10:30 am. You can attend classes in person at Corpus Christi Chapel or online. If you or someone you know is interested in receiving the sacraments, they can Sign Up Here. For more information, please contact [email protected].

Published on April 12th, 2024.

The deadline for registration for the First Holy Communion sacrament is April 30th.

Please click here to complete your registration. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, April 30th, so kindly make sure to complete it by then. Please note that no late registrations will be accepted after the deadline. First Holy Communion classes will begin on Saturday, May 4th and there will be three more classes on the following Saturdays. 

Candidates must be at least 7 years old to be eligible for First Holy Communion. The First Holy Communions will be celebrated on Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 at the external Solemnity of Corpus Christi. Candidates will have their first confession on June 1st, after the 9:30 a.m. mass.

Published on April 12th, 2024.

Weekly Highlights for April 19th to 27th

Please take note of the upcoming events at Corpus Christi Chapel in Naples:

Saturday, April 20th, the Young Adults Group will meet from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The topic is  "Outside the Catholic Church, there is no salvation".

Saturday, April 20th, at 9:30 am we will have our choir practice, Maiden's, Mom's Group, and Acolytes.

Wenesday, April 24th, at 6:30 pm, Catequesis en Español. El tema es: "Los Errores de la Teoría de la Evolución".

Thursday, April 25th, Sung Mass at 5:30 pm in honor of St. Mark, Evangelist.

Published on April 11th, 2024.

Extreme Abortion Amendment Decision

A cruel and dangerous abortion amendment will be added to the ballot in November. Please acquaint yourself with the facts by visiting vote NO on Amendment 4!

Published on April 11th, 2024.