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Christian Service Bulletin, Sept. 29th, 2013

Posted by Fred Elias

"I assure you that God is much better than you believe.  He is content with a glance, a sigh of love...  As for me, I find perfection very easy to practice because I have understood it is a matter of taking hold of Jesus by His heart." ~St. Therese ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate..., Sept. 22nd , 2013

Posted by Fred Elias

Let's Go Back to School

"I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework."  Lily Tomlin

"I never let my schooling interfere with my education."  Mark Twain

"Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves." ... Read More »

Religious History of the Pinata

Posted by Fred Elias

Today pinatas are centerpieces of birthday parties and other festive and celebratory events.  Children try to break open the pinata to enjoy the the bounty of candy and other goodies hidden inside.  However, the pinata didn't always have its roots in children's entertainment.

The pinata is associated with the ... Read More »

Stewardship Thoughts from Sue, Sept. 15th, 2013

Posted by Fred Elias

Mother Theresa once quoted, "If you give what you don't need, it is not giving."  The true definition of stewardship is as an expression of discipleship with the power to change how we understand and live out our lives.

Good stewards know themselves to be recipients and caretakers of ... Read More »

Arts Beats and Eats Thanks!

Posted by Fred Elias

The 4th year of Arts Beats and Eats has come and gone and we are already thinking about next year's festival.

A big thanks goes out to all who braved the weather, crowds and parking issues to volunteer at both the beer booth and water booths this year.  Once ... Read More »

CALL for CHOIR MEMBERS!

Posted by Fred Elias

Please consider joining one of our choirs this fall.  If you are feeling inspired to praise God with the musical gifts He's bestowed on you, take a look at the following, and see where you might fit in!

Adult Choir- we need all voices: soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. ... Read More »

Christian Service Bulletin, Sept. 8th, 2013

Posted by Fred Elias

"I must perseveringly await the coming of the Holy Spirit although I do not know when that will be.  I must accept this uncertainty as well as my inability clearly to perceive at this time the path which God wishes me to follow.  I MUST ABANDON MYSELF ENTIRELY TO ... Read More »

Christian Service Bulletin, Sept. 1st, 2013

Posted by Fred Elias

"IN YOU, LORD, I HAVE FOUND MY PEACE" ~Psalm 131~

 

BLOOD DRIVE- Please sign up to donate blood on the following weekends after Mass:  September 7 & 8; and September 14 & 15.  The American Red Cross is in dire need of your donation!  The blood supply has ... Read More »

Christian Service Bulletin, Aug. 25th, 2013

Posted by Fred Elias

"Go out to all the the world and tell the Good News" ~Psalm 117:1,2~

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SAVE THE DATE: September 22...American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. September 28... "Protecting God's Children" Workshop, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon October 19...  "Blackthorn" Irish Band, Doors open 6:30 p.m. November 4, 11, ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate..., Aug. 25th, 2013

Posted by Fred Elias

"Someone asked him, 'Lord, will only a few people be saved?' Jesus answered them, "Make every effort to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough.'"  Luke 13:24

"Make every effort," Jesus said.

"Make every effort."

How ... Read More »