From the Pastor
May Jesus bless you with His peace.01-17-2016Fr. Matthew Krempel
Jesus told His apostles that when they should enter a town or house, that they should bless the town or house with “Peace to this house,” (Lk. 10:5). St. Francis of Assisi would change this greeting to: “May the Lord bless you with peace.”
We know too that when Jesus appeared to the apostles on the first night of the first day of the week, on the day of His resurrection from the dead, that according to St. John, He greeted them with “Peace be with you.” Again He said: “Peace be with you.” (Jn. 20:19a.21a)
Also, during His last supper, according to St. John, Jesus assured His apostles “Peace I leave you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let your hearts not be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” (Jn. 14:27)
St. Irenaeus teaches his disciples that to be at peace with the world is to be at war with God. To be at peace with Christ Jesus, is to be at war with the world. Probably another of version of “you cannot serve both God and mammon," Mt. 6:24.READ MORE
Events & Announcements
Virtues & Responsibility Class
Virtues & Responsibility Class now welcomes all youth 4th grade and up (bring a friend). What are morals & virtues for? Why is there sin and vice in the world? How can we become good Christians?
5:00-6:30pm Thursdays, January through May
The bricks are starting to be laid in the form of a cross. We are continuing to take brick orders. This is a wonderful way to pay honor to someone you love or to be remembered as a part of St. Mary history for years to come.
Bricks are $50 for a 4x4 and $100 for a 4x8.
Call Donna at the parish office for an order form or to place your order.
The brick garden is growing—don't miss the opportunity to be a part of it.
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)