This week we continue the Bread of Life Discourse from the Gospel of John. Last week we heard the story of multiplication of loaves. This week the people are looking for Jesus and he says to them, “…you are looking for me not because you saw signs but because you ate the loaves and were […]

  The Parish Pastoral Council has been working the past year on how we foster a sense of belonging in our parish. They have met with the different committees and groups in our parish to see what is being done and how we can continue to develop this sense of belonging. The Council asks all […]

This weekend I am in Springfield, Mo. attending the Steubenville Youth Conference with youth from our parish. I was told this would help to keep me young. I hope that is true. In the past the young and the adult chaperones come back enthused about their faith and about being Catholic. I am looking forward […]

We had our discernment for new Pastoral Council members this month. I want to thank everyone who came the first week to learn more about what the Council does and for those who came for the discernment the following week to determine who would serve on the Council for the next three years. Our new […]

Brigeete Kurtenbach has accepted the position of youth minister for our parish. Brigeete and her husband Erik are members of Holy Spirit Parish. She has been coordinating our high school youth program and is looking forward to having time to develop that program. She will also be working with our middle school aged youth. She […]

The scripture this week calls us to grow. Like the mustard seed we may start small. We may take baby steps that seem imperceptible, but day after day, in communion with the Lord and one another, we can become a force to be reckoned with – a transformative force, one much needed by the world. […]

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ. This Feast points out the centrality of the Eucharist in our lives. Below is a reflection by Patricia Sanchez on this Feast we celebrate today. More than 40 years ago, my first encounter with Henri Nouwen and his good and holy heart came […]

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