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March 22-23, 2014

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 3/19/14

March 22-23, 2014The Third Sunday of Lent features the first of three Scrutinies of the elect who are journeying towards the Easter Vigil. The scrutiny is, as the word suggests, a close look at the spiritual readiness of the persons preparing for the Easter Sacrament. The gospel of these ... Read More »

March 15-16, 2014

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 3/19/14

March  15-16 Last month our Worship Commission suggested that the arrangement of Eucharistic ministers be changed during the weekend masses to reduce congestion in the main aisle. As a result, you will only see two Eucharistic ministers, usually the main celebrant and Deacon Tom distributing hosts in the front ... Read More »

March 1-2, 2014

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 3/19/14

March 1-2 Last Monday Fr. John Gagala fell in his home and broke his hip. He was scheduled for hip surgery last Tuesday. Please keep him in your prayers for a quick recovery. For the time being, either Fr. Jeremy or myself will be taking the 8:00am Sunday mass ... Read More »

February 16, 2014

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 2/19/14

February 16 This week you will find in the bulletin a brochure from our Franciscan development office in Cincinnati. It was sent to all our Franciscan parishes to share with you what is going on throughout the entire province. Please take a few minutes to read about the other ... Read More »

February 9, 2014

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 2/04/14

We welcome Bishop Reiss to our parish this Sunday. Thank you, Bishop Reiss, for celebrating the sacrament of confirmation with our four young parishioners.

This coming Friday is Valentine's Day. Many parishes connect this celebration to the sacrament of marriage and do something special to affirm the married couples ... Read More »

February 2, 2014

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 2/04/14

Next Sunday we welcome Bishop Reiss to the 10:00am mass as this year's celebrant for the sacrament of confirmation. Last week I interviewed the four candidates. Each one is eager to receive the sacrament. I am eager to see them continue to grow as fully initiated Catholics within our ... Read More »