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We believe our lives are journeys in Faith; where sometimes the road is straight, but at times the road is twisting and bumpy. No matter where you are in your journey, we want to help you in your continued spiritual growth as a Catholic Christian, to this end, we offer you this website of our Parish.

We hope that you will find this webite helpful. It lists all of the ministries of our Parish. Whether you are seeking guidance, education, or fellowship, I am confident we have a ministry for you. If you are looking to get more involved in the Parish, I hope that the Lord's calling to you can be fulfilled by one of these ministries. Either way, we hope that at least you can see the ways that your Parish is living out Jesus' call to spread the Good News.

 

  • Pope Francis reflects on heaven  -  View More
    Pope Francis devoted his November 26 general audience to the Church's pilgrimage to heaven. "This is the goal toward which the Church projects itself: it is the �new Jerusalem,' ...

  • Vatican foreign minister appeals for multilateral action to stop Islamic State  -  View More
    Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, who is completing his tenure as the Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States, addressed Australia's bishops on November 25 on the Holy See's diplomatic ...

  • German bishops weigh hiring homosexual partners, remarried divorcés  -  View More
    The German Catholic bishops have discussed--but eventually tabled--a proposal to allow Church institutions to hire workers who are divorced and remarried, or who are in active homosexual ...

  • Church leaders protest Sri Lankan political exploitation of Pope's scheduled visit in January  -  View More
    Church officials in Sri Lanka have cautioned the government against using a January visit by Pope Francis to boost the re-election campaign of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. In October, ...

  • Cardinal Tauran, in Iran, calls for respect for religious minorities  -  View More
    Addressing a Muslim-Catholic colloquium in Tehran, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran called for respect for religious minorities. "It would, however, be more opportune to give these little ...

  • President Obama, Chicago archbishop discuss immigration  -  View More
    Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago met with President Barack Obama on November 25 to discuss immigration reform. Describing the meeting as "delightful," Archbishop Cupich said that "the ...

  • Jesuit official defends Vatican prosecutor  -  View More
    A top American Jesuit has come to the defense of Father Robert Geisinger, the Vatican's top prosecutor in sex-abuse cases, after the Boston Globe disclosed that Father Geisinger was ...

  • Reports from Pakistan: Christian tortured to death by police; woman miscarries after attack  -  View More
    A Christian man was tortured to death while in Pakistani police custody on November 22, according to his family. The Express Tribune, a Pakistani daily, reported that Rakha Shahzad, 35, ...

  • Minnesota archdiocese sues insurance companies  -  View More
    The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed suit against eight insurance companies that declined to pay claims involving the clerical abuse of minors. Archbishop John ...

  • Pope asks prayers for success of his visit to Turkey  -  View More
    At the conclusion of his regular public audience on Wednesday, November 26, Pope Francis asked the faithful to pray for the success of his visit to Turkey, which begins on Friday. The ...

  • Hindu nationalists identify Christians as 'enemies of the faith'  -  View More
    A pamphlet distributed at the World Hindu Congress identifies Christians among the enemies of the Hindu faith, the Fides news service reports. At the World Hindu Congress, meeting in ...

  • US bishops to develop national plan for ministry to Asian, Pacific Catholics  -  View More
    A subcommittee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has commissioned a National Survey of Asian and Pacific Island Catholics to assist in the development of a National ...

  • Pope Francis: Europe seems 'elderly and haggard'  -  View More
    In a major address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Pope Francis called for a Europe "which revolves not around the economy, but around the sacredness of the human person." "My ...

  • Gay-rights group targets US bishops in pressure campaign to influence Synod  -  View More
    A leading gay-rights group is targeting several Catholic bishops, hoping to influence the results of the 2015 Synod of Bishops, the National Catholic Register reports. The Human Rights ...

  • Pope decries unilateral strikes, 'state terrorism'  -  View More
    In an exchange with reporters on his return flight to Rome on November 25, after addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Pope Francis said that dialogue with terrorists is ...

  • Islamic militants murder non-Muslims on Kenyan bus  -  View More
    Members of al-Shabaab, the Somali-based jihadist terrorist group, attacked a bus in northeastern Kenya on November 22 and murdered 28 non-Muslims. "The non-Somali passengers were then ...

  • Build defense of human rights on strong basis, Pope advises European leaders  -  View More
    In an afternoon meeting with leaders of the Council of Europe on November 25, Pope Francis recalled the roots of the European Union and challenged political leaders to promote peace ...

  • Pope meets with Egypt's president  -  View More
    Pope Francis met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi during a November 24 audience at the Vatican. Sisi, a general, helped oust the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi from ...

  • Jihadists raze Catholic convent in Mosul  -  View More
    Islamic State fighters have blown up a Catholic convent in Mosul, Iraq, the AsiaNews service reports. The convent had housed the Chaldean Catholic Sisters of the Sacred Heart, who had ...

  • European bishops' conference draws 'hope and encouragement' from papal address in Strasbourg  -  View More
    Speaking in his capacity of president of the Commission of Bishops' Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), Cardinal Reinhard Marx told reporters that the November 25 address by Pope ...

  • Spanish police arrest three priests in Granada abuse scandal  -  View More
    Spanish police have arrested four Catholic priests in connection with a sex-abuse scandal in Granada. The arrests are the product of an investigation that began "some time ago," ...

  • St. Louis archbishop pleads for peace in Ferguson  -  View More
    Violence flared in Ferguson, Missouri, after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer who shot a teenager in August. "I and other religious and civic leaders have repeatedly ...

  • Cardinal urges transparency on Nicaragua Canal  -  View More
    Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes of Managua has called for greater transparency from the regime of Daniel Ortega about the Nicaragua Canal. Construction on the $40-billion canal, which will ...

  • Vatican Radio: interview with Cardinal Burke on the sacred liturgy  -  View More
    Vatican Radio has interviewed Cardinal Raymond Burke, the patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, on the sacred liturgy. "What happened after the [Second Vatican] Council was ...

  • USCCB backs call for greater spending on high-speed Internet access for schools  -  View More
    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has called upon the nation to spend $1.5 billion more each year to ensure that all schools have high-speed Internet access. The ...

  • Vatican confirms solidarity with Haiti, 5 years after deadly earthquake  -  View More
    Cardinal Robert Sarah is visiting Haiti this week, to mark the 5th anniversary of an earthquake that devastated the country and caused over 200,000 deaths. Cardinal Sarah--who was named ...

  • Pope Francis canonizes 6 saints, reflects on Christ's kingdom  -  View More
    Pope Francis canonized six saints during a Mass celebrated in St. Peter's Square on November 23. Two of the saints were members of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, an Eastern Catholic ...

  • Cardinal Sarah named prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship  -  View More
    Pope Francis has named Cardinal Robert Sarah, the president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, as the new prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the ...

  • Vatican officials discuss proposals for reform of Roman Curia  -  View More
    Pope Francis met on November 24 with ranking Vatican officials, to discuss proposals for an overhaul of the Roman Curia. The meeting was called to brief the officials on proposals that ...

  • Proclaim the Gospel to everyone, Pope urges missionaries  -  View More
    Pope Francis met with participants in Italy's National Missionary Congress on November 22 and urged them to proclaim the Gospel to everyone. The Pontiff began by recalling that Jonah ...



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