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From the Pastoral Associate... 1-21-2018

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

BECOMING CATHOLIC The Sacrament of Holy Orders Our participants in the process of becoming Catholic are currently learning about the Sacrament of Holy Orders. Leading this session is Fr. Paul Snyder, our pastor. In this session, participants will distinguish between the three distinct orders of deacon, priest, and bishop. ... Read More »

Stewardship Transforms Lives 1-21-2018

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

“How can I repay the Lord for all the good He has done for me?” (Psalm 116:12) WE ARE CALLED… Our Baptism calls us as Christians to a lifelong vocation of discipleship as children of God. Strengthened by the Holy Spirit, we are called as disciples to follow Jesus, ... Read More »

Deacon Tom P.S. 1-21-2018

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

In the readings this week we see God calling people to do great things for him. Just as Fr Paul spoke about in his homilies last week we need to be able to listen. The problem sometimes is, as Fr. Paul said, the noise that constantly bombards us. There ... Read More »

Music Notes - from Paula 1-21-2018

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

This is the first of a series of articles I’ll be posting from time to time in the bulletin to let you know about some of the music we are using in church. When we talk about composers “writing” a mass, we mean they are setting the words of ... Read More »

Christian Service News 1-21-2018

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

“Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, lacking clothes…or a stranger and welcome you...?” (Matthew 25:35-40) Greetings to all, Our participation as Host Church of the South Oakland Warming Centers (SOWC) comes to an end this Sunday at 7am. This week we will be busy cleaning ... Read More »

Parish Registration 1-14-2018

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

If you been coming to Mass here for a while but never officially registered? Have you taken a registration packet but never turned the registration forms in? To help accommodate you, I will be in the back of the church next weekend after all the Masses to assist you ... Read More »

Stewardship: Gifted to Make a Difference 1-14-2018

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

 

When you give, you make a difference in the lives of the people in this community and surrounding areas. Together we help to make our parish a vibrant place to worship, encourage spiritual growth and extend support to our neighbors in need. We praise God for the gifts ... Read More »

Christian Service News 1-14-2018

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

“Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, lacking clothes…or a stranger and welcome you...?” (Matthew 25:35-40) Greetings to all, Your generosity never ceases to amaze me. As you know our overnight Warming Shelter opened for business in our Fellowship Center last Sunday, January 7. The children ... Read More »

From Fr. Paul 1-7-2018

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Today we have come to celebrate the great feast day of Epiphany! This is the last Sunday of the Christmas season this year as the Baptism of the Lord falls on Monday, January 8, 2018. Epiphany means manifestation or revelation, and we celebrate that Christ was revealed to the ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate... 1-7-2018

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

On Sunday, January 7, during the 11 a.m. Mass, families who had children baptized in 2017 will gather and receive a special blessing from their Pastor and their St. Mary family. Sunday, January 7, is the Feast of the Epiphany in which we celebrate the revelation of God incarnate ... Read More »