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A Note From Fr. Bill 9/16/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, We creatures are unable to add or subtract any amount from the abundance of unmerited grace available to us in every valid Mass. But we are very able to affect our own receptivity to that grace. As we noted in our last communication, diligent preparation before Holy ... Read More »

From the Pastor 9/15/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, Just where were the bulletins last week? The company in Milwaukee which prints the bulletins, had a problem with their printing process, which delayed the normal Friday delivery, so they sent them on Saturday with a different delivery company. The bulletins did get delivered on Saturday, but ... Read More »

A Note From Fr. Jose 9/8/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

What’s wrong with Jesus?” Jesus’ words in the Gospel this Sunday seem harsh and confusing! “If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple” (Lk 14:26). On the surface level, Jesus’ ... Read More »

From the Pastor 9/8/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, "When will we stop running information about ALPHA in the bulletin?" was a question recently asked by a bulletinreading parishioner. The answer: "When everyone has experienced ALPHA". So, I ask have you completed ALPHA? If not, when? Do consider our next sessions of ALPHA. Get together with ... Read More »

A Note From Fr. Bill 9/1/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

We cannot truly love someone if we do not know that person. We cannot truly know someone if we refuse to communicate with that person. As we noted in our last discussion, an intimate relationship with God must be built on close and constant communication: “Pray without ceasing” (1 ... Read More »

From the Pastor 9/1/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, When we receive communion in church we are asked to be reverent and to consume it immediately. We are not to play with it, pass it off to someone else, or put it in our pocket for later. We are to consume it. (The only time we ... Read More »

A Note From Fr. Jose 8/25/19

Posted by Angela Schneider

Does Jesus know you? Of course we would say that Jesus knows us, he created us! But there are some striking words from Jesus in this Sunday’s Gospel. People say to him, “Lord, open the door (of eternal life) for us …” and he replies, “I do not know ... Read More »

From the Pastor 8/25/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, A week ago, we gathered to celebrate the Feast of the Assumption. Thank you to all who participated and helped to make the Assumption Mass in Washington Park happen. What a great night! Not just weather wise, but to be publicly gathering in prayer as a community ... Read More »

A Note From Fr. Bill 8/18/19

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, In our last conversation, we were challenged to honestly assess our progress in making God the center of our lives. Abandonment of our will in exchange for Divine Providence, the will of God, is critical to the process. All well and good, but how are we to ... Read More »

From the Pastor 8/18/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, We rejoice with Andrew LeGreve as he celebrated the Rite of "Admission to Candidacy on August 8th . Andrew is the son of Mike and Missy LeGreve from our parish. Andrew has completed his 2 years of pretheology and is now ready to enter into 4 years ... Read More »