Mother Teresa’s Life

Today we offer our second installment of our three part reflection on Mother Teresa. I offer this series in anticipation of the Mother Teresa exhibit which will come to our parish next week. I hope that you will stop in to Big Mac on Friday, Saturday or Sunday of this...

Mother Teresa

I remember the day that Mother Teresa died: I was a seminarian and attending my cousin’s wedding in Iowa. I remember thinking that I was sure she was a saint and wonderedif I will live to see her canonized. As history has proven, not only have we lived to see her...

Blessing Our Catechists

Today we will offer a blessing for our catechists. A catechist is one who teaches the faith, or catechism, to others. Our parish uses a whole family catechesis program. It means that parents and children study the faith together. Through some coaching from trained...
Oktoberfest Next Saturday

Oktoberfest Next Saturday

The saints consistently teach that community life is a part of our path to holiness. Our Oktoberfest is a part of our community life. Next Friday evening, we will have the spaghetti supper, then the 5K race begins at 9:00 am on Saturday morning, then throughout the...

Always Tell The Truth

Something cannot be and not be at the same time and in the same respect. This is the principle of non-contradiction. It means that when we affirm one thing to be true it cannot also be false. This becomes significant when we profess our creed and say that we believe...