This is Why I am a Member of a Faith Community

by Trevor Thompson, Director of Pastoral Ministries Fourth Sunday of Easter, April 29, 2012 What goes to death with Jesus, I believe, is a view of the world as a competition of self-interests, a rivalry of agendas, and a performance of power plays; the belief that...

Hot Topics: Spring Study Circles

Climate change and immigration are hot political topics. But in media reports, we almost never hear about their connection with faith. How do our Catholic values inform our response when protecting our American lifestyle appears to jeopardize the lives of the poor in...

Faithful Catholics; Active Citizens

by Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace The risen Christ walks with his disciples on the road, as our readings this weekend tell us.  So, too, does the Church walk with us in our Christian vocations.  That walk can be difficult:  It is not enough to know God,...

JustFaith!

Just Faith groups have been meeting for several years at the parish.  They have been a proven model of conscience formation and personal engagement.  Participants are often awestruck and transformed as they go through the program.  Many folks report that a 30-week...

April 22, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters, For those who have experienced abortion, God is extending God’s healing grace through a Project Rachel Retreat weekend.  As a Church, we recognize that those touched by abortion may be experiencing pain of grief and remorse.  In a caring and...