On the Topic of Evangelization

I remember being asked years ago, “Should we evangelize people who are already happy where they’re at?” If someone isn’t really struggling, hasn’t been suffering, doesn’t know grief, and seems to generally not fall into St. Paul’s category from Romans 7 of those who don’t do what they want to do and do do what … Continued

St. John School Update

It’s been another busy summer at St. John School. In addition to the usual cleaning and polishing that is done each year, new heating AND air conditioning units were installed in the north end classrooms. This proved to be a much more involved and expensive project than originally anticipated. We are extremely grateful to our … Continued

Changes by Deacon Dave

And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being changed into his likeness from one degree of glory to another; for this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit. 2 Corinthians 3:18 Last Thursday I had just finished what I thought was the final draft of this, my first … Continued

Six Obstacles of Intimacy with God

Dear Parish Family, I was golfing with one of our parishioners just this past week, and he mentioned just how much he had grown spiritually and how much his heart had been set on fire by the Holy Spirit. His realization of the reality of God and the Lord’s desire for us to know him … Continued

Are We There Yet? Reflections on Ordinary Time

Perhaps you are familiar with this line from the Old Testament book, Ecclesiastes: There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every affair under the heavens. (Ecc 3:1) or, maybe like me you remember this little ditty: To everything (turn, turn, turn) There is a season (turn, turn, turn) And a time … Continued