Archdiocesan Bankruptcy Settlement

Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda announced May 31 that the Archdiocese had reached an agreement with survivors of sexual abuse to resolve the bankruptcy that had been filed in January of 2015. The agreement both provides compensation to survivors and resolution of all related claims against individual parishes. Read the letter from the Archbishop (PDF). Bankruptcy…

Gospel Meditation for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

Today’s Gospel occurs in the middle of Jesus’ ministry. At first, Jesus’ words seem to be about the value of self-sacrifice in a leader. “I am the Good Shepherd. I will lay down my life for the sheep.” The Apostles likely would have accepted these words easily enough. But then comes something more strange. “I…

Strategic Plan Implementation Update April 2018

Our Strategic Plan was rolled out in September 2017 and we are hard at work implementing some of the ideas that were shared during the parish listening sessions. The implementation team members have been working with the commissions and the department heads to understand and prioritize the ideas specific to their initiative. The goal is…

Gospel Meditation for the Second Sunday of Easter

Should we be a little easier on Thomas? The last few days have been a whirlwind. On Thursday, a Passover celebration went horribly awry as Jesus was betrayed and taken into custody for unstated crimes. Less than 24 hours later, the simple arrest has turned into a death sentence to be carried out that very…

2018 Lenten Friday Fish Dinners

The Lenten Friday Fish Dinners are served from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Faith Community Center February 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, and 23.  The menu consists of generous servings of baked and deep fried fish, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, baked beans, macaroni and cheese, dinner rolls and apple crisp. Beverages include coffee, milk…

Strategic Plan Initiatives Update January 2018

We are listening and responding to the input of our parishioners and want to keep you informed of the parish’s implementation progress. The banners that will hang in the church or hallways will be reminders of the eight key initiatives that will guide us in the years to come. Some highlights of improvements/additions include: Benches…