Browsing Reflections

Browsing Reflections

Journey to Jerusalem, Journey into Christ

Posted by Ben Brzeski on 4/18/19

From the Director of Communications & Stewardship

“the whole multitude of his disciples began to praise God aloud with joy for all the mighty deeds they had seen.”      Luke 19:37

“at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, of those in heaven and on earth and ... Read More »

What's This? Week Four

Posted by Laurie Polkus on 4/04/19

Week Four of our Lenten Tour of St. Anthony on the Lake

 

 

The Paschal Candle is a large, white, decorative candle used in certain liturgies. A new Paschal candle is blessed and lit every year at the Easter Vigil, and is used throughout the Easter season and during the year on ... Read More »

What's This? Week Three

Posted by Laurie Polkus on 4/04/19

Week Three of our Lenten Tour of St. Anthony on the Lake

 

 

The Doors to our Eucharistic Chapel where our tabernacle resides, and where people can spend time praying in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Notice the candle above the door is lit…

 

 The interior of ... Read More »

What's This? Week Two

Posted by Laurie Polkus on 4/04/19

We continue our Lenten tour of St. Anthony on the Lake. This week we will learn about:

The Ambo.

The word “ambo” comes from a Greek word meaning “step” or “elevation.” It is the place where the Word of God is proclaimed.

  

 

The Book of Gospels contains all the gospel readings ... Read More »

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 »