Browsing Reflections

Browsing Reflections

Fear of the Assumption

Posted by Kathie Amidei on 8/14/18

When invited to discuss the Assumption of Mary my response was, “Oh, I think you should get a theologian for that!” My hesitancy didn’t indicate my lack of belief but my confidence to explain it. I wondered if other Catholics might be apprehensive to articulate the meaning of this ... Read More »

Mammon or Manna? Give us This Day Our Daily Bread

Posted by Ben Brzeski on 8/06/18

“This is the bread that the LORD has given you to eat.” Exodus 16:15

“…put away the old self of your former way of life, corrupted through deceitful desires, and be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and put on the new self, created in God's way in ... Read More »

Welcome Steve Rome- Hospitality Coordinator

Posted by Arthur Scheuber on 7/27/18

From the Director of Administrative Services...

I had a friend from an old Italian family who passed away a number of years ago. He will always be remembered as someone who would always ask “what can I get you to eat”, before anything else. You would never leave his ... Read More »

Mission Trips

Posted by Kathie Amidei on 7/24/18

We were a small parish in the basement of the school in 1997 when Fr. Tom Venne, led our first parish mission trip of 17 teens with me, my husband and Brian Felsmann as chaperones.

This year 126 people took part in 6 different mission trips; serving in Waukesha, ... Read More »

Fishing for Faith Bible Camp June 2018

Posted by Kathie Amidei on 6/30/18

Over 180 children, youth, teens & adults had a great week, learning Bible stories and having fun! We learned about Fishers of Men and how Jesus calls us all to be Fishers of Men. We learned about Jonah and the big fish. We also learned “Peter Walks on Water”, ... Read More »

A Great Gift...

Posted by Anthony Zimmer on 6/30/18

“My paint brushes are out and I’m ready for another project…” These were the words that our parishioner, artist, and friend, Chuck Weber, left me on a text message a couple of months ago. Chuck, is the artist behind some of the most beloved pieces of art here at ... Read More »

A Father's Day

Posted by Arthur Scheuber on 6/30/18

From the Director of Administrative Services…. From the Director of Administrative Services…. Art Scheuber Art Scheuber Art Scheuber

And the cat's in the cradle, and the silver spoonLittle boy blue, and the man in the moonWhen you coming home son,I don't know when We'll get together then, you know ... Read More »

Who Would You Invite to Dinner?

Posted by Ben Brzeski on 6/06/18

“Everything indeed is for you, so that the grace bestowed in abundance on more and more people may cause the thanksgiving to overflow for the glory of God.”           2 Corinthians 4:15

“If you were able to have dinner with one person, living or not, who ... Read More »

The Windows of This Living Church

Posted by Laurie Polkus on 5/30/18

From the Director of Liturgy and Music…Laurie Polkus

You will recall, that a year ago, we were presenting the newly restored windows, rescued from our original little mission parish down the road. At that time, I began meeting with composer and fellow pastoral musician, currently at Queen of Apostles, ... Read More »

Celebrating 100 Years - The “How” of our New 5-Year Strategic Plan - Living our Parish Covenant

Posted by Anthony Zimmer on 5/17/18

In last week’s bulletin column, I unpacked our 2018-23 Strategic Objectives… the “what” of our new 5-year plan.

This week, I would like to share with you the “how” of our vision, by revealing our first ever Parish Covenant. At the core of this covenant is our relationship not ... Read More »