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  • 18.09.15

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  • 20.12.14
    What is the Parish Pastoral Council?  Prior to 1999 parishes in our diocese functioned with a group of men and women, elected by the parish members under the heading of Parish Council.  There were four major committees that assisted the Pastor in managing the day-to-day tasks of running a parish.In the year 2000, the Bishop asked all the parishes to adopt a new model of operation call...
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  • 19.12.14
    Patte Grey - FacilitatorIvan HofmannMarty McDanielJeff MinarekJean BleyDonna PavlisAnna VillellaLinda SoldressenDonna Best...
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  • 03.03.12
    We are excited to inform you that we now offer Online Giving! As a church that seeks to serve, we wanted to provide you the convenience of being able to give the way you want, whenever you want. Online Giving offers you the opportunity to make secure, automatic contributions from your bank [or credit card] account to our church.As we begin this new program, you may notice your neighbors placin...
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  • 02.08.11
      Please join the Saturday morning Men’s Bible Study in a journey through the history of the Catholic Church. Learn about the major people, places and events of two thousand years of church history. A DVD by Professor Steve Weidenkopf will be used, followed by a discussion of the material presented. Join us every Saturday morning at 7:30am in Meeting Room #1.  ...
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Advent - Season of Joy
The liturgical color changes to rose. The candle on the Advent Wreath and the priest’s vestments switch from purple to rose. The third Sunday of Advent is called “Gaudete” Sunday, a Latin word meaning “joy” Our anticipation of the coming Christ is so near that we can practically taste it. The color rose reflects this change in attitude.
 
Our preparation takes on a sense of urgency. Making room for Christ becomes a prime concern during this Season. Making ready the way of the Lord demands that we take a look at our lives, and identify those obstacles that get in the way. It is time “turn our lives around.” It is a time of reconciliation.
 
A Communal Penance Service will be held this coming Tuesday, Dec. 15th at 7:00 pm. There will be four priests available for our parishioners who would like to avail themselves of the Sacrament. Please consider joining us on Tuesday.
 
Christmas Schedule

Christmas Eve –     4:00pm (Children’s Choir)

                            7:00pm

                            Midnight (Adult & Bell Choir)

                            (Adult choir will begin singing at 11:30pm)

 

 

Christmas Day – 8:00am, 10:00am and Noon

 

 

New Years Eve – 4:00pm

 

New Years Day – 7:30am, 9:30am and 11:30am

 

 
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Did you know that the patroness of the United States is Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception? By virtue of her role as the Mother of God, she is born without original sin unlike the rest of humanity.  
 
Tuesday, December 8 is the feast of the Immaculate Conception, and is a holy day of obligation for Catholics in the United States. Mass times for the holy day are as follows: Monday, December 7 (Vigil) - 4:00 pm and Tuesday, December 8 - 6:45am, 9:00am and 7:00pm. Please note that there will not be a 7:30pm evening Mass on Monday night, December 7.
 
Heat 'n Park Final Report
With our Heat ‘n Park Campaign completed, I am very pleased to report that we have exceeded our goal of $250,000. The final tally is $255,555.50. The HVAC (heat & air conditioning system) has been installed, and was told would be operational for this weekend. I cannot thank you enough for your support. We are negotiating the work on the parking lot with a goal of completing it in the summer of 2010.
 
Advent Season
Today, begins a new church year. Advent marks “new beginnings” as the universal church yearns in anticipation. Maranatha, a word meaning: “Come, Lord Jesus, Come” is her battle cry. From the depths of our darkness, we yearn for light. In the midst of hopelessness we seek hope. At the center of our lives is a struggle  between cynicism and hope. Through the next 4 weeks, our parish joins Catholics around the world in a special discipline that makes ready the arrival of hope in the person of Jesus. To help us on this Advent journey we want to offer you a special Advent gift. It is a daily meditation booklet called, The Word Among Us. Wonderful meditations are presented for each day of Advent to help us prepare “a way for the Lord.” We provide extra booklets for you to distribute among family and friends to help them share with you this special season. Please enjoy this remarkable resource.
 
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