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September 12-13, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 10/13/15

We are about to enter into several very busy weeks of activity here at Transfiguration parish. Next Sunday we are observing the Year of Consecrated Life by inviting to the 10am mass all religious who have served at the four parishes in years past or who currently are members ... Read More »

September 5-6, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 9/11/15

Over the last several months we have offered an inquiry session once a month for people who are interested in knowing more about the Catholic faith. Beginning on Sunday, September 13, our Sunday RCIA program will begin. If you know of anyone who is ready to commit (or re-commit) ... Read More »

August 29-30, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 8/31/15

In your next envelope mailing you will notice an envelop for the CSA (Catholic Services Appeal). Thanks to all who have already contributed to this year's appeal. Together as a parish we have already pledged or donated $33,000.00 This envelop is for those who are still waiting to support ... Read More »

August 22-23, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 8/24/15

I find myself now glancing ahead in my calendar and noticing that the monthly round of evening commission and pastoral council meetings will begin soon. On Pentecost Sunday several parishioners joined the leadership of the parish. I appreciate their willingness to share their personal gifts with the parish, and ... Read More »

August 15-16, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 8/18/15

Several parishioners were interested in following up on my reflections for the feast of the Transfiguration last Sunday. I had ended my homily with four suggested ways to make this feast more vital to our spiritual life, individually and as a parish.

1. Prayerfulness leading to inner transformation - ... Read More »

August 8-9, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 8/10/15

I hope to see many of you at our parish picnic this Sunday afternoon. This is the only event where the entire parish can come together and enjoy each other's company, and meet fellow parishioners whose paths rarely cross our own. The parish office will be closed on Monday ... Read More »

August 1-2, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 8/03/15

Fr. Bill is back! We rejoice! He will be writing next week’s column.

Thanks for your response to “Our Doors Are Open. Welcome!” Continue to be alert to helping anyone who may be interested. It might be helpful to review why some people leave and why some come back.

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July 25-26, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 7/30/15

Something unusual happened in our gospel reading this weekend. And it will continue to happen for the next four weeks. We jumped from the gospel of Mark to the gospel of John, chapter 6. Such a shift in the book of Sunday readings is highly unusual and deserves some ... Read More »

July 18-19, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 7/20/15

I had an enjoyable vacation, which included a wedding in Illinois and a family reunion and a family reunion in Wisconsin. Through all the miles of travel, you were never very far away in my thoughts. I appreciate the extra work that Fr. Jeremy and Bro. Phil took on ... Read More »

July 11-12, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 7/20/15

Bulletin, July 11-12, 2015

Vacation Bible School starts on Monday, 8:45! Exciting days! Remember in your prayers all the children and the teachers and helpers. Next Sunday the 19th parishioners provide lunch for Crossroads Soup Kitchen. Thanks to all of you who contributed or are working and to the ... Read More »