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Homily for July 1, 2012--Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 6/30/12

July 1, 2012

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 98

Reading 1 Wis 1:13-15; 2:23-24

Responsorial Psalm Ps 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13

Reading 2 2 Cor 8:7, 9, 13-15

Gospel Mk 5:21-24, 35b-43

When Jesus had crossed again in the boatto the other side,a large crowd gathered around ... Read More »

Congratulations to our First Communicants!

Posted by Jim Miller on 5/07/12

On Sunday, May 6th, six members of our parish received Holy Communion for the first time.  We are very proud of you!  Look for some photos in this blog soon!

Our First Communicants:  Marissa Avenarius, Jenna Berendes, Jayden Hoskins, Veronica McDonald, Samantha White, and Catherine Zartman.

Thanks also to ... Read More »

Change of Assignments for Parish Priests

Posted by Jim Miller on 3/27/12

As was announced during the Masses on the weekend of March 24 & 25, Archbishop Hanus has decided to make changes in the assignments of both of the priests currently assigned at Nativity Parish.  Effective July 10, 2012, Fr. Gross and I will serve the Archdiocese in the following capacities:

 Fr. Robert Gross Associate Chaplain, Loras College Vice Rector, St. Pius X Seminary at Loras ... Read More »

Catholicism Project Goes On!

Posted by Jim Miller on 3/27/12

We've finished our fourth and fifth sessions of The Catholicism Project--reflecting on the Blessed Virgin Mary and SS Peter and Paul.  These presentations continue to inspire!  Next up . . . "A Body Both Suffering and Glorious: The Mystical Union of Christ and the Church."  Join us!

Video Greeting From Fr. Francis, Part II

Posted by Jim Miller on 3/07/12

The conclusion of Fr. Francis Bashyam's greeting from our sister parish in India.  Click on the following link!

Second Session of Catholicism Project

Posted by Jim Miller on 3/07/12

A good group of about 75 members of the parish gathered on Sunday morning, March 4 to view the second Catholicism Project  video, entitled, "Happy Are We: The Teachings of Jesus."  The session focused on the revolutionary teachings of Jesus that have come to be called the "beatitudes."  Lively ... Read More »

Video Greeting from Fr. Francis, Pt. I

Posted by Jim Miller on 3/07/12

Click on the following link to view the first part of a special message from the pastor of our sister parish in India, Fr. Francis Bashyam.  Let's keep supporting our sisters and brothers in India in our prayers!



First Session of Catholicism Project Series!

Posted by Jim Miller on 2/29/12

Over 75 members of the parish gathered to view and discuss the first of ten sessions of the Catholicism Project.  This first session focused on the person of Jesus.  We met at 7:45 am for a light breakfast, then viewed the 45 minute video in the church, followed by ... Read More »


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