Browsing Reflections

Browsing Reflections

What's This? Week One

Posted by Laurie Polkus on 3/06/19

For the season of Lent, we will be “touring” St. Anthony on the Lake and learning the proper names for things you have seen in church.  This week we will learn about:

The Narthex is the gathering space in a church building. Centuries ago, the purpose of the narthex ... Read More »

Thinking About Lent Yet?

Posted by Kathie Amidei on 2/27/19

From the Pastoral Associate...

Lent will soon be upon us! Many of us consider Lent a perfect time to deepen our commitment to faith and our relationship with God. We have two unique opportunities here at the parish that might be a perfect for you! Take 5 for Lent

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From the Pastor's Desk

Posted by Anthony Zimmer on 2/20/19

Every year around this time, I take my annual Winter vacation… 2 weeks in sunny, warm Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I have been doing this for 30 years now. Guess I’m a creature of habit… But before I “get out of Dodge,” I wanted to provide a few updates about ... Read More »

Greetings from Catholic School’s Week 2019!

Posted by Ellen Knippel on 2/16/19

Unfortunately, we had some crazy weather and we needed to cancel a few of our activities and reschedule others. However, our Open House was a success! Our Middle School students were still able to celebrate Mass with Archbishop Listecki and Science day was quite an experience. Our final activity ... Read More »

Gratitude and Trust: A Way of Life

Posted by Ben Brzeski on 2/06/19

Back in November, I used this column to introduce our annual stewardship renewal under the same title, Gratitude and Trust: A Way of Life. As I wrote then, being a steward is a whole life commitment, rooted in our decision to follow Jesus’ example. Every action we take that ... Read More »

Will

Posted by Kathie Amidei on 1/23/19

Will you pray with me? Our Lady of Good Help; Queen of Families Novena

God, our loving Father and Creator, you invite families to participate in Your unique plan for salvation by entrusting to us the lives of our children, inscribing your Divine image in their souls. This image or ... Read More »

Will you pray with me?

Posted by Kathie Amidei on 1/22/19

Our Lady of Good Help; Queen of Families Novena

God, our loving Father and Creator, you invite families to participate in Your unique plan for salvation by entrusting to us the lives of our children, inscribing your Divine image in their souls. This image or “icon” illuminates our families with ... Read More »

C. Am. Dm7. G7.

Posted by Laurie Polkus on 1/09/19

My dad died suddenly in December of 1967 of a massive heart attack. It stunned the family and certainly changed the mood of Christmas for all of us that year. Life is short.

He had always wanted to learn to play the guitar. His mother, Grace Hauck, had purchased ... Read More »

Changes to the Parish Letter on Tax Donations

Posted by Arthur Scheuber on 1/03/19

It’s that time of the year when we will be preparing tax letters for all our donors. This year, in an on-going effort to be good stewards of your donations and reduce our expenses, we will be emailing your tax donation letter to those that have a valid email ... Read More »

Two Poems for Christmas

Posted by Ben Brzeski on 1/03/19

“Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me.” Luke 9:48

Gift

A winter moon hangs low over the hushed, waiting earth. Shepherds and travelers follow the light of a new star.

Hope abounds.

Tonight, a child of lowly birth ... Read More »