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From the Desk of Deacon Dave Etters

Somebody once said to me, “If I could read your mind, it would be a short story.” So, when I was asked to write my faith story, I realized that at least my life is a long, long story. Following our German family tradition, I was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church. However, our … Continued

From the Desk of Shayne Slough, Director of Parish Life

“Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope…” 1 Peter 3:15 If I only had 30 seconds to share my faith story, here’s what I’d say: I was born a “cradle Catholic,” and when I hit my mid-40’s or so, Jesus started inviting me in … Continued

From the desk of Todd Gale, Director of Faith Formation

The first memory I have of God was when I was five, my older sister told me that God was stronger than Superman. I couldn’t believe this! “Is he even stronger than Under Dog?” “Yup, even stronger than Under Dog.” Wow! God revealed the mystery of his might through my sister. My Grandfather was a … Continued

From the Desk of Fr. Chas, All Saints Day

God Created You to Be a Saint! “There is only one tragedy in the end, not to have been a saint.”  – Léon Bloy Happy All Saints Day!  You’ve probably heard me say, “There are no non-saints in heaven!”  Everyone in heaven is a saint, and God created YOU to be a saint.  God created … Continued