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Spartan Women Care Packs

Nicole Kasdorf is a determined woman. Tall, warm and with an easy smile, she is filled with palpable sense of mission and spirit. After having spent time in the US Army, deployed in Iraq, she knows that there are special needs for the women who serve our country. 448 more words

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Vatican II

(Beginning at the end of October, Peter Avvento will be presenting a Monday night series on Vatican II. All are welcome at what promises to be great.) 270 more words

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James Martin, SJ, Fr. Pat and Peter Avvento - all at Spring Enrichment!

Each year our diocese hosts a large scale catechetical event, Spring Enrichment. This year’s theme is the Heart of Christ. I remember the first time that I attended Spring Enrichment in 2008, I could not believe it! 194 more words

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Holy Thursday at St Edward's

Each year, this service gets more beautiful. We had so many people and the combined choirs… fantastic. The power of community, the rich gifts of faith make this a great and beautiful place to find God and one another.

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Palm Sunday, Part 2 - Silence, Suffering, Service, with photos

Like any good Catholic, I tend to go to the same mass. And yes- I do sit in the same place. Actually, about 6 months ago, I did change seats for practical reasons. 631 more words

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Lenten Reflections - Saturday March 17 by John Koubek

All Things work together for Good According to God’s Purpose (today’s reflection by parishioner John Koubek is not date specific)

A scripture that has really helped me over the years is Romans 8:28 “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him and who have been called according to his purpose.” Living this scripture is not easy for me because there are times that I want my will be done, not God’s, and I want results right away. 723 more words

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Lenten Reflections - Trust in the Slow Work of God, a Homily by Father Patrick J. Butler

(This homily was offered by Fr. Pat on the Second Sunday of Lent and has been republished here to share with the parish and others. Complete Scripture texts can be found… 1,111 more words

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