Browsing Reflections

Browsing Reflections

Sacred Struggle

Posted by Laurie Polkus on 3/07/17

The Lord works in wondrous ways. While searching for the piano accompaniment for a song last Advent, I stumbled upon a song in our hymnal titled “Gracious God.” The text intrigued me, the melody was lovely and written in a key that seemed very congregationally friendly, but it was ... Read More »


Posted by Anthony Zimmer on 2/09/17

Congratulations Bishops-Elect Jeff Haines and Jim Schuerman! I cannot tell you how happy and excited I am to hear that my good friends and schoolmates, Jeff Haines and Jim Schuerman, have been asked, and have accepted the call to serve as our new Auxiliary Bishops! I echo the sentiments ... Read More »

They liked us…they really liked us!

Posted by Laurie Polkus on 1/26/17

Based on all the feedback and kind words that have come our way, the Teaching Mass was a success! It was very interesting to hear the growth and enthusiasm in the responses and participation during Mass as we explained the “whys” and “wherefores” of why we do what we ... Read More »

100 Years on the Lake!

Posted by Arthur Scheuber on 1/23/17

He said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men." At once they left their nets and followed him. Matthew 4:19-20

Did you know that the first Mass ever celebrated in the name of St. Anthony on the Lake parish took place on June ... Read More »

From Your Pastor

Posted by Anthony Zimmer on 12/20/16

We made it! We journeyed “In God’s Time” through a season of Advent preparation and have come to the manger, ready to welcome Emmanuel. God is indeed with us. …and aren’t you ready for some good news? After a year full of ups and downs, division and uncertainty, now, ... Read More »

Welcoming God’s Transforming Vision

Posted by Ben Brzeski on 12/20/16

“Her husband, since he was a righteous man, yet unwilling to expose her to shame, decided to divorce her quietly. Such was his intention…” Matthew 1:19 Joseph probably thought he was doing the honorable thing. Rather than expose Mary to a sure death by stoning, he resolved to quietly ... Read More »

The Real Deal

Posted by Ben Brzeski on 12/09/16

“Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind regain their sight, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have the good news proclaimed to them.” Matthew 11:4-5

When John the Baptist sends his followers to inquire about ... Read More »

Best Advent Ever

Posted by Kathie Amidei on 12/09/16

Isn’t that a wonderful proposal? I found the idea on the website Dynamic Catholic where Best Advent Ever is a free offering. If you sign up Dynamic Catholic sends you a short message or video each day of Advent. Whether you choose to sign up for this initiative or ... Read More »

Advent 2016

Posted by Laurie Polkus on 11/23/16

In addition to our regularly scheduled daily Masses and weekly devotions, we offer many opportunities for prayer, reconciliation and celebration.

Please see our In God's Time - Advent 2016 page for a full listing.


In God's Time

Posted by Anthony Zimmer on 11/17/16

Reading The Signs of Our Times - Advent Preaching Series, 2016

Hard to believe… Advent begins in one week! The season that:

• marks the beginning of a new liturgical year (Year A)

• calls us to be prepared, vigilant, and on guard

• reminds us to wait ... Read More »