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October 2012 archive of Blog

October 2012 archive of Blog

Homily for October 14, 2012: Deacon David McGhee

Posted by Jim Miller on 10/30/12

28th Sunday, Ordinary Time, Year B, October 14, 2012 

The game of FOLLOW THE LEADER is familiar to all of us over 50 who grew up before the age of technology took over.  FOLLOW THE LEADER was a kids’ game in which each player tried to imitate the actions ... Read More »

Homily for October 28, 2012: Deacon David McGhee

Posted by Jim Miller on 10/30/12

30th Sunday, Ordinary Time, Year B, October 28, 2012

In your mind’s eye, picture this scene which could be happening in homes anywhere in the world at this very moment.  A father is carefully holding his baby.  His rough and calloused hands gently caress the child as he nestles ... Read More »

Homily for October 21, 2012: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 10/22/12

Homily for October 21, 2012

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

In 1656, a small girl names Tekakwitha was born into the Mohawk tribe of Native Americans near what is now Auriesville, New York, upstate towards the Canadian border. All was normal in this life of relative obscurity until, at ... Read More »

Voter Guide from ICC

Posted by Jim Miller on 10/17/12

Use this link to access a helpful flyer with information for voting in Iowa from the Iowa Catholic Conference:

 

http://www.iowacatholicconference.org/bins/site/content/documents/ICC2012flier.pdf?_resolutionfile=ftppath|documents/ICC2012flier.pdf

Homily for October 7, 2012: Parish Value of UNITY: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 10/08/12

HOMILY:

For that last three weeks, we’ve been reflecting upon the ideals that must characterize our parish, if we are to be a vibrant Catholic Community of the Christian faith:

Three weeks ago we spoke of the ideal of FIDELITY: Our need to be faithful to gospel of Jesus ... Read More »

SQUIRREL, REP. PAUL RYAN ATTEMPT TO SABOTAGE BINGO!!

Posted by Jim Miller on 10/02/12

In a rare display of human-squirrel bipartisanship, Rep. Paul Ryan and a local Dubuque squirrel attempted to derail our parish's BINGO night on Monday, October 1, 2012.  First, the appearance of the Republican vice-presidential candidate at Loras College caused a number of his supporters to attempt to park in ... Read More »

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