Jon Leonetti

Surge of the Heart Parish Mission

Parish Mission Coming Soon! Our heavily anticipated Surge of the Heart Parish Mission is coming on Wednesday, February 21st from 6:30-8:30 p.m.! We encourage everyone of the parish to join us for a life changing experience with nationally known Catholic speaker, author, and radio host, Jon Leonetti. Jon will give...

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Peters mil

Father Kirby’s Korner

Do you know why Simon Peter denied Jesus three times? Because Jesus cured his mother in-law. Hahaha! There are few good theological jokes and the previous attempt is not one of them. Some look at today’s reading of Jesus curing Simon’s mother-in-law as validation of women’s subordinate role in society...

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Fish Fry

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Please plan to attend the St. Elizabeth Seton Knights of Columbus Council #8114 Lenten Fish Fries on four Fridays during Lent. The dates are Feb. 9th, Feb. 23rd, March 9th, and March 23rd. Serving time will be from 5:00PM to 7:00PM. The dinners will be held at the St. Elizabeth...

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Kingdom of God

Father Kirby’s Korner

Today we hear from Mark’s Gospel at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry.  Jesus proclaims, “the Kingdom of God is at hand!”  If you were a first century Jew living in Palestine and heard someone say the Kingdom of God is at hand, you would imagine a couple of things that...

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Free throw contest

Free Throw Contest

St. Elizabeth Knights of Columbus is excited to announce the return of the Free Throw Championship contest this year! Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 27th from 10 AM to 1 PM.  The contest will be held at the Carlisle High School Gym. Any boy or girl, age 9-14 (as of January...

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Epiphany

Father Kirby’s Korner

We all are familiar with the beloved story of the Magi as they followed the star faithfully to finally pay homage to the newborn Savior. A couple of things are important to realize and take note of when admiring the Magi’s faith journey in order that we might learn from...

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Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Trivia night will be held Saturday, January 20th after Mass. We will be serving lasagna and all the fixings for $10 per person. Please bring your own beverage.  We will have prizes between rounds. All the profits will go to the Capital Campaign.

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Father Kirby’s Korner

The city of Bethlehem is a contradiction for most Christians, while on the one hand it is the city of David, the birthplace of our Lord, yet on the other hand, in reality, it is a place of conflict, suppression, violence and too often despair. Even in the Church of...

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Advent tree pic

Advent Tree 2017

Thank you!! to all who took a tag from the Advent Tree and purchased items to be distributed to the Carlisle Care Center, Catholic Charities, Central Iowa Shelter, Dorothy’s House, Hope Ministries, Inner Visions, and Ruth Harbor.  Your generosity will touch and bless the lives of those served by all of these organizations!  

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John 6-7

Father Kirby’s Korner

Today, we hear part of the first chapter of John.  It is a dialogue between John the Baptist and the Jewish priests and Levites from Jerusalem.  They are concerned with the things he has been proclaiming, the way he has been acting and his baptism.  Baptism would not have been...

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