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Live as Children of Light – Lent 2017

Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule The 2017 Lenten season begins March 1 with the observance of Ash Wednesday. Mass with the distribution of ashes is celebrated at 8:15 am at St. Casimir. Click to view all Ash Wednesday masses in our Family of Four Parishes. Prayer and Service Opportunities During Lent Lenten Retreat – March 5 There’s no better time to get refocused on the heart…

Arise Parish Mission and Lenten Retreat

We are excited to be trying something totally new for our four-parish family this winter! Instead of our traditional three-night Lenten Mission, we will be hosting an inspiring Arise Parish Mission right before Lent begins, to help all of us enter into our Lenten journey with prayerful hearts. This Parish Mission will be followed by a Retreat on the first Sunday of…

November 2016 Weekly Bulletin Messages

November 6 – Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time “That the dead will rise even Moses made known in the passage about the bush, when he called out ‘Lord’ the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob; and he is not God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive.” (Lk 20:37-38) Dear Friends, While the…

October 2016 Weekly Bulletin Messages

October 30 – Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time “Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.” (Oscar Wilde) Dear Friends, The wonderful story of Zacchaeus in this Sunday’s Gospel reminds us that the only thing small in life is some people’s ability to see only limits and not possibilities. It is amazing how quickly we can make a judgment about…

Thanksgiving Baskets

Update: Our family of parishes, in an amazing show of gratitude and generosity, made Thanksgiving a wonderful time for over 400 families. Thanks so much for the gifts, and we pray that you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving too. Please join the parishioners from our family of four parishes as we strive to make Thanksgiving a time of joy for…

September 2016 Weekly Bulletin Messages

September 25 – Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time “Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.” ~St. Theresa of Kolkata Dear Friends, Continuing the theme from last Sunday’s readings where the Lord lifts up the poor, we reflect on the story of…

August 2016 Weekly Bulletin Messages

August 28 – Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time “Life is a banquet and most poor folks are starving to death.” (Quote by Patrick Dennis from the play Auntie Mame) Dear Friends, As we begin to enjoy the fruits of the harvest, we hear the refrain from Psalm 68 used as the Responsorial Psalm: “God, in your goodness, you have made a home for the…

JustFaith

How do we engage more compassionately with people on the margins? JustFaith is a mind- and heart-opening journey that invites participants to encounter the Spirit of Jesus in our midst, especially in the lives of people who are poor and vulnerable. It is an opportunity to honor the call of discipleship within God’s vision of justice and reconciliation. Everyone is welcome! Information…

Choir Needs You

Attention all Musicians! Choir will be starting soon and we need YOU to join us! Here’s what you need to know: Ԓ It’s good if you can SING IN TUNE; you do NOT need to be able to read music. Ԓ It’s important for you to be able to sing most weekends, at a rotating mass schedule. We DO understand that you…