Happy Father’s Day to our Parish Dads!

Dear Parish Family, Last month, I extolled the paramount importance of our mothers. Now it’s time to do the same for our fathers. There is something about the authority and influence of fathers that has a varying effect than the correspondingly important authority and influence of mothers. They complement one another, and both are needed. … Continued

Come Holy Spirit!

This Pentecost Sunday I pray not that we might get more of the Holy Spirit but that the Holy Spirit might get more of US–that our will, our reactions, our world-view, our very character should become controlled by the Spirit. First off, who is the Holy Spirit? Let’s turn to a little known bishop of … Continued

Listening to Jesus: Giving and Receiving

As a parishioner for over 40 years, I feel very comfortable speaking with fellow parishioners about sharing their time and talent in things like the Alpha program or one of our various awesome ministries that we will honor later in the month of June. In fact, I enjoy helping people find their “niche” within the … Continued

Testimony: Resurrection Experience

Testimony: Resurrection Experience, by Julie Pienkos (Pastoral Council Member, Parish Rep, and Musician) I’ve been a Catholic all my life, but it wasn’t until two years ago that I put any effort into engaging with the Lord personally. Then God led me on an amazing journey culminating in a real resurrection experience. My life has … Continued

Why Do We do That? Curiosity Corner…

We all have questions! This new “Curiosity Corner” is meant to give some answers about “why we do what we do” as Catholics. We recently had a parishioner ask this question: “Isn’t praying (worshipping) Mary wrong? I grew up Catholic, but now I wonder if it’s wrong to pray to Mary…1st Commandment: Thou shalt not … Continued