Monthly Archives: April 2014

Week of May 4, 2014

I recently read a reflection by Gabe Huck in Celebration where he ponders the question, “What do we mean when we say Christ defeated death?” Huck quotes from a scene in Walker Percy’s book The Second Coming in which his protagonist, Will Barrett, finally comes to terms with life and death: Now he snapped his […]

Week of April 27, 2014

In his reflection on today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles Fr. Roger Karban talks about a principle that is used by many of our sacred authors of scripture. The principle is called Uhrzeit als Endzeit. The German phrase can be translated as “the beginning is actually the end.” The technique is used when […]

Week of April 20, 2014

Welcome to everyone who joins us today to celebrate Easter. It is our hope that you always feel welcome here. Recently our Pope wrote an exhortation called “The Joy of the Gospel.” He is a person who exhibits that joy in so many ways. He invites us to know that joy too. In our first […]

Week of April 13, 2014

Holy Week is upon us. The question for us is how will we keep this week holy? I hope you will take some added time to pray this week. Our church offers beautiful liturgies through the period we call the Triduum (the three days leading up to Easter). I hope you will take time to […]

Week of April 6, 2014

Here are some opportunities in our parish to help make your Lent complete: There are still some opportunities to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The following parishes have Reconciliation Services this week: Sunday, April 6     Presentation Parish Monday, April 7    Holy Spirit Parish Wednesday, April 9   St. Robert Parish-Blue Springs All services start at 7:00 […]