Posts by Michael Mitchell

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Confirmation for Adults

by Michael Mitchell

Any adult who has received the sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist but has not received Confirmation is invited to “receive the gift of the Holy Spirit” during Mass on Pentecost Sunday. Several adults have already expressed their intention to be confirmed at this Mass. While the RCIA program remains in place for those who are […]

Religious Formation Notes

by Michael Mitchell

Joyfully, we continue our celebrations of First Communion and begin our final preparations for Confirmation. As a community of faith we ask that you keep our children and their families in prayer. Sunday School textbooks missing   We have just under 70 books missing which is a total of $1400. Please return books to the box […]

Fr. Jared’s Message

by Michael Mitchell

As we continue to celebrate Easter and sing our Alleluias, the church would have us ask ourselves the question: What difference does it all make? We’ve heard the testimony of the angel at the tomb: “He is risen just as he said” (Matthew 28:6), and Mary Magdalene: “I have seen the Lord!” (John 20:18). We […]

Vitality Index

by Michael Mitchell

Introducing The Parish “Vitality Index” In conjunction with our “new look” Bulletin, we plan to use this space each month to present evidence that demonstrates why we belong to such a dynamic Parish and how this faith-filled community offers examples of what a 21st Century Catholic life experience should be to inspire others to follow […]

Social Action Committee

by Michael Mitchell

ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY BABY SHOWER Saturday/Sunday, May 13/14. Items needed include: All size diapers, pull-ups, wipes, bottles, sippy cups, shampoo and lotions, baby clothing (0-24 months) All items will be donated to 5 local agencies:  Domestic Violence Resource Center, South County Community Action, Jonnycake Center, Thundermist, and Welcome House.

Stephen Ministry Message

by Michael Mitchell

Spring brings lots of longed-for changes – warmer days, outdoor fun, family time,  the arrival home of college students, friends visiting to enjoy our wonderful scenery and beaches.  If a listening ear and new way of looking at these things would be helpful, call and ask for a Stephen Minister’s visit.   Call Larry Bartley at 965-7276  (email:  LJBJR@cox.net), […]

To the City and to the World

by Michael Mitchell

The Pope’s Easter Message of 2017 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter!   Today, throughout the world, the Church echoes once more the astonishing message of the first disciples: “Jesus is risen!” – “He is truly risen, as he said!” The ancient feast of Passover, the commemoration of the liberation of the Hebrew people from slavery, […]

Confirmation for Adults

by Michael Mitchell

Any adult who has received the sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist but has not received Confirmation is invited to “receive the gift of the Holy Spirit” during Mass on Pentecost Sunday. Several adults have already expressed their intention to be confirmed at this Mass. While the RCIA program remains in place for those who are […]

Catholic Charity Appeal

by Michael Mitchell

The Catholic Charity Fund letter from our parish went out on April 17.  Whether you mail in your return or drop it in the collection basket, all you need to return is   –  The first page of the diocesan brochure with your name and address label or a blank space to provide your correct information along with […]

Religious Formation Notes

by Michael Mitchell

Books, Books, Books, we are missing a number of textbooks and some came back in pretty tough shape!  These books are almost $20 each! If your book is bad shape – consider writing a check to check to cover the expense of replacing it. When doing your spring cleaning – check your cars, your mudrooms […]