Browsing the January 2019 archive of Reflections

Browsing the January 2019 archive of Reflections

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 »

Six Ways to Celebrate Christmas All Year Round

Posted by Anthony Zimmer on 1/03/19

From the Pastor's Desk...

Like most people, my childhood memories of Christmas are magical… almost surreal. I can still remember making cranberry and popcorn strings, shopping at the downtown Gimbel’s to buy Christmas gifts (I bought myself a red truck!), frosting cookies, and decorating the house to the tunes ... Read More »