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Stewardship Thoughts 12-18-2016

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

A common thread linking today’s Scripture readings is the prophecy of Emmanuel, a name that translates to God is with us. Both the passage from Isaiah and St. Matthew’s Gospel express this prophecy about Jesus Christ. In the Gospel, an angel visits Joseph in a dream, revealing that Mary ... Read More »

Christian Service News 12-18-2016

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

 “God is with us” (Matthew 1:23) Greetings everyone, Are you prepared to carry out the “Mission” that Jesus called each of us to undertake? We see in today’s Gospel that Joseph was called to be with Mary and be the guardian of Jesus, the Messiah. I am sure he ... Read More »

From Fr. Paul 12-11-2016

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

We are now in our third week of Advent.  This Sunday is our Sunday to rejoice in hope.  We light the 3rd candle and see the light increase.  The candle is a rose or pink colored one to show a bit of joy as the celebration of Christ's birth ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate... 12-11-2016

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Today we light the 3rd Advent candle, the pink or rose colored candle representing joy. Where do you find joy? Our expressions of joy can be just as different as where we encounter joy. Where do you find joy? As you light the third candle today, think of where ... Read More »

Welcome Weekend in December

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Our first Welcome Weekend in November was a big success, 12 families took welcome packets to consider registering and becoming part of our parish family. Our next Welcome Weekend will be on the 3rd Sunday of Advent, December 17th and 18th. I will be available after all the Masses ... Read More »

Christian Service Bulletin 12-11-2016

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Whenever our interior life becomes caught up in its own interests and concerns, there is no longer room for others, no place for the poor, and God's voice in no longer heard." (Walking with Jesus, by Pope Francis) Greetings everyone,  I hope everyone is enjoying this time preparing for ... Read More »

From Fr. Paul 12-4-2016

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

The Prophet Isaiah challenges us to believe that the arrival of the Messiah transforms everything. Isaiah gives us an idyllic image of the world very different than we know it: a world of justice, peace and authentic charity. The image Isaiah describes is intended to encourage us and give ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate... 12-4-2016

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Our RCIA participants are on a journey of faith. They have been discovering God in scripture and are learning about the traditions of the Catholic Church. On Sunday, December 4, our RCIA candidates will be learning about sacraments and in particular, the sacrament of baptism. Fr. Paul, our pastor, ... Read More »

Welcome Weekend in December

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Our first Welcome Weekend in November was a big success, 12 families took welcome packets to consider registering and becoming part of our parish family.

Our next Welcome Weekend will be on the 3rd Sunday of Advent, December 17th and 18th. I will be available after all the Masses ... Read More »

Christian Service News 12-4-2016

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Whenever our interior life becomes caught up in its own interests and concerns, there is no longer room for others, no place for the poor, and God's voice in no longer heard." (Walking with Jesus, by Pope Francis) Greetings everyone, Can you believe it?  We are now celebrating the ... Read More »