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A Note from Fr. George 10/24/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Disciples: Martha & Mary(Lk 10: 38-41)These disciples, Martha and Mary, havedifferent characters, attitudes, andtemperaments. Martha is active and Mary is sensitiveand contemplative. Both of them love Jesus and arehappy to have Him at their home.According to the passage of the gospel, Martha is seenbusy preparing a meal for Jesus ... Read More »

From the Pastor 10/24/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,Early in my priesthood, when I was vocation director, I kept getting asked about our seminarians. Ifound that parishioners were very interested in knowing about our men in formation forpriesthood. So, I came up with a few questions and did a little bio on each of our men. ... Read More »

From the Pastor 10/17/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,What do we offer for children with disabilities? How might we minister to them and form them to bedisciples of Christ? How do we prepare them for the sacraments? How do we celebrate the sacraments withthem?A 6-year-old girl asked Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, of the Archdiocese of Louisville, "Why ... Read More »

From the Pastor 10/10/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,Welcome to our two new parish staff members working in youth faith formation! Our faithformation is well under way. Our Religious Education for youth grades 1-5 is on Monday andis called "Hearts on FIRE” (family-integrated religious education), and is held at the Grand siteschool. This youth faith formation ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Ben 10/3/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Hello everyone! It’s been a while since we prayedtogether—last time, we prayed the Litany of Humility.Today let me share another favorite prayer I learned inseminary, Thomas Aquinas’s prayer of preparationbefore the Mass. I would highly encourage writing thisone down or cutting it out for future Masses! This isPrayer I ... Read More »

From the Pastor 10/3/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,October is the Month of the Rosary. I encourage you to take some time to privately pray the rosary. I find it as awonderful tool to meditate on the mysteries of the life of Jesus Christ. I keep one in my car as I find that manytimes this ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. George: 9/26/2021:

Posted by Angela Schneider

The cross is the path to fullness of life and theindispensable condition to follow Jesus.Jesus said to all: “whoever wishes to be my followermust deny his very self, take up his cross each day, andfollow in my steps.”To be a disciple means to march towards the fullnessof life: It ... Read More »

From the Pastor 9/26/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Welcome back! Welcome to those returning back to Mass for the first time in a long time, to our visitors, and toall our parishioners, it's good to have you back! Bishop Ricken has designated this weekend as welcome back anda time to encourage folks to return to in-person church.In ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Ben 9/19/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Hello everyone! This past weekend at the Masses Icelebrated, I mentioned a few examples of beautifultraditional Catholic practices which require afoundation of faith to be fully engaged: praying for thedead, lighting votive candles, and praying the rosary.Your feedback and kind words have encouraged meto share these practices with the ... Read More »

From the Pastor 9/19/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,The greatest gift Jesus left his church was the gift of the Eucharist, the very gift of God himself. Areyou partaking in the Eucharist weekly?There is no substitute for receiving the very gift of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ during thecelebration of the Mass, the Supper ... Read More »