Trinity

Father Kirby’s Korner

This weekend’s readings send shivers up every clergy-person’s spine, regardless of denomination or rank. Trinity Sunday. What is anyone supposed to say about the Trinity? It is a concept that has caused gallons of ink to be spilled trying to explain it. It is a topic that only the stout...

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Pentecost

Father Kirby’s Korner

Here is what you are missing from our Acts of the Apostles Study Group… Luke, the author of Acts, makes it vital that in order to understand the early church and the rest of the Acts of the Apostles, you must understand Pentecost. The Holy Spirit now takes center stage...

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Ascension

Father Kirby’s Korner

Ascension….typically ascending is considered a positive thing and descending a negative thing. When we rise we assume it is for the better and falling not so good. How did this come to be? These are the types of questions that keep me up at night. “Why is up good and...

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graduation

Class of 2017

Seven seniors from our parish will graduate on Sunday, May 21st — Alex Benhart, Dana Bradshaw, Hailey Brunsen, Dane Balzer, Ryan Crall, Abby Miller, and Dylan Zeller.  Congratulations on your graduation and best wishes for your next adventure!

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Confirmation

Father Kirby’s Korner

This weekend is First Communion and Confirmation. Our little ones who have reached the “age of reason” (seven years old) will receive their First Communion at Sunday’s 9 am Mass, while Confirmation for our youth will be at 1 pm. It will be a day of celebration not just for...

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Communion

First Holy Communion and Confirmation

Congratulations to the students in the First Communion and Confirmation classes! We want to especially thank Stacy Henkelman, (Catechist Leader), Kevin Sinclair, teacher for First Communion, and Jenny Sinclair, teacher for Confirmation, and all the teachers who so faithfully teach our students. We also thank Father Kirby for his faithful guidance...

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SVDP

Phyllis Davis Memorial Linen Drive

St. Vincent DePaul is hosting the  Phyllis Davis Memorial Linen Drive. Please donate your new or gently used linens in the bins that will be in the entry way of the church.  We will extend the drive until May 7th. Also, if you want to purchase raffle tickets (six for $5.00) for nice prizes, please see...

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Girls Night In

On Thursday, May 11th at 7:00 p.m., Ladies Guild will be celebrating our last meeting of the year with a Girls Night In! All women of the parish are invited! Bring an appetizer (and recipe) to the church fellowship hall.  Coffee and tea will be provided. Bring wine if you wish. This...

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Peace

Father Kirby’s Korner

Imagine the first moment Jesus appears in a locked room, in the midst of his petrified disciples. What are his first words after dying a horrifying death, being betrayed by those closest to him and now rising from the dead? You would think it would be something like, “Wow! That...

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Easter Sunday

Father Kirby’s Korner

Imagine the emotional whiplash the disciples must have experienced in those few days. They were jerked out of their horror and grief of that Friday, to unimaginable shock, joy and happiness. No doubt that they had been dragged through the lowest of the lows of human existence to the highest...

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