Father’s Day Father’s Day Blessing:  The following prayer may be used with the table blessing.  All may stretch out their hands over the father in a gesture of blessing. May God, who gives life on earth and in heaven, lead you to walk by the light of faith and so help your children attain the […]

You may have seen in the Catholic KEY that Bishop Johnston is beginning a visioning process for our diocese.  Catholic Leadership Institute is assisting the bishop in facilitating this effort.  The first phase involves listening sessions throughout our diocese.  Everyone is invited and encouraged to be involved in one of these listening sessions.  Below are […]

Today we celebrate the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.  In Mark’s account of Jesus’ Last Supper the disciples talk to him about his own Passover.  Jesus reminds them that eating that meal together pledges them to share the same commitment and fate.  While they were at supper, Jesus shockingly altered their ritual prayers.  […]

Although today’s feast, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, sounds as if it might call us into the heady heights of dogmatic discourse, the readings invite us into a decidedly practical, down-to-earth reflection, not only on God, but on who we are as disciples. Moses is the first person to address us in today’s […]

We welcome Fr. Fox as our celebrant for the 10:30 a.m. mass this Sunday.  He has been practicing all week for this.  People have been asking me where his first assignment as a priest will be.  As I write this I have no idea where he will be assigned.  He doesn’t have any idea either.  […]

Next Saturday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m., Bill Fox will be ordained a priest for our diocese.  Bill will celebrate his first mass on Sunday, May 20, at our 10:30 a.m. mass.  There will be a reception after the mass.  People have been asking me where Bill will be assigned.  I have not heard anything […]

Every year, on the first Sunday of Lent, we take up a collection for the Catholic Charities Emergency Assistance Appeal.  Below is a letter of appreciation for our donation this year. Dear Parishioners, First, let me just say, thank you! Your recent donation of $1,464.00 means that you understand just how valuable it is to […]