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Welcome Weekend in March 2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Lent is a great time to officially register with the parish! We are growing, in February 20 families and/or individuals registered and became part of our spiritual family! Our next Welcome Weekend will be next weekend, March 18/19. I will be available after all the Masses to answer any ... Read More »

Christian Service News 3-12-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

God grant me the courage to put aside my own comfort for the sake of your Son, Jesus. Greetings everyone, As I write today’s article, I just finished working with a homeless man who spent the night sleeping outside because he could not find a shelter that would take ... Read More »

From Fr. Paul 3-5-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Why don’t Catholics eat meat on Friday? Do you ever ask that question, why aren’t Catholics supposed to eat meat on Friday in Lent? As we begin this season of Lent when we fast, pray and give, we are all asked to give up eating meat on Friday. I ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate... 3-5-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

“For we know that the law is spiritual; but I am of the flesh, sold into slavery under sin. I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate.” St. Paul discussing his inner conflict. Romans 7:14-15

Temptation is ... Read More »

Don't Let Time Slip Away!

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Time is the easiest of God’s gifts to understand, and the most valuable. Once spent, we cannot get it back and the time each of us have is limited and unknown. So how do you spend your time each day? Most of us spend a third of our day ... Read More »

Christian Service News 3-5-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

 “…Do not worry about tomorrow: tomorrow will take care of itself…” (Matt 6:34) Greetings everyone, Are you glad Lent is here? I am. As I mentioned earlier in the year, I made the resolution to be more holy. Well I am not sure that has been working very well ... Read More »

Lenten Practices

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Giving up something for Lent, eating fish on Fridays and fasting from meat, almsgiving and penance throughout the forty days of lent—these are some of the practices for which Catholics are known. But why do we as Catholics do this? Because through these commitments—known as “Lenten practices” or “Lenten ... Read More »

RCIA—Their Journey of Faith “Living Lent”

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

“The event of the Cross and Resurrection abides and draws everything toward life.” Catechism of the Catholic Church 1085 Have you ever felt like you were in a desert? A time in life when you felt alone and set a part? A time that was very difficult and made ... Read More »

Christian Service News 2-26-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

 “…Do not worry about tomorrow: tomorrow will take care of itself…” (Matt 6:34) Greetings everyone, The month of February is such a short month. It disappears before we realize it. I remember thinking that this month I will get caught up on so many things. Now the month is ... Read More »

From Your Pastor, 2-19-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Great News! As of this past weekend, we have reached our goal of $150,000 for our heating and cooling project! This is great news, and I thank all of you who have contributed for your generous support of your parish. It shows the great things all of us at ... Read More »