Reopening timeline

Reopening timeline

A Special Message Regarding Covid-19 and Our Liturgical Life In light of the governor’s directives – based on CDC guidelines – Ohio began to relax various ordinances that have been in place since spring of last year when businesses and other organizations were allowed to reopen. Although exempt from many of these restrictions, the Bishops…

Updates

Next Litter Pilgrimage – June 12 10am-12pm

Next Litter Pilgrimage – June 12 10am-12pm

June 4, 2021

Please consider giving an hour or so to help clean up our neighborhood. Saturday, June 12, 2021, 10am-12noon We invite friends to join us in preparing our hearts and our earth for the abundant new life bursting forth this spring.  As our gift to the Near West Side neighborhoods, let us work to renew our land and protect our waterways.…

Father’s Day cards

Father’s Day cards

May 27, 2021

This weekend and next, we will be selling Father’s Day greeting/holy cards in the rectory after the Saturday Vigil and between Masses on Sundays.  For $3, you will receive a greeting card (for living fathers/men) or a holy card (for those that are deceased), along with inclusion in a group Mass intention at six Masses over the next twelve months. …

Girls in Grades 6-10

Girls in Grades 6-10

May 21, 2021

FAITH-FILLED SUMMER OPPORTUNITY Research shows that by age 13, girls struggle with self-image and self-esteem, online bullying, and loss of faith practice. Girls entering grades 6-10 this Fall are invited to a 6-week summer Walking with Purpose Bible Study that teaches girls that they are created as God’s beloved daughters, gifted and precious, and called to love and serve on the road…

Building with Living Stones as Missionary Disciples – Send

Building with Living Stones as Missionary Disciples – Send

May 13, 2021

The commitment to living the Christian life is an essential element of the culture of witness. We witness to the Christian life through living out our respective vocations. As St. Peter tells us, we must “always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks . . . for a reason for [our] hope” (1 Pt 3:15). We should…

Building with Living Stones as Missionary Disciples – Community

Building with Living Stones as Missionary Disciples – Community

May 7, 2021

The Church in the United States is a community of faith that is composed of members of many different cultures. Respect, understanding, and openness to this diversity is key to assisting all in having a personal encounter with Christ and growing as missionary disciples. True hospitality extends to all members of the community: new and established parishioners, especially children and…

Building with Living Stones as Missionary Disciples – Accompany

Building with Living Stones as Missionary Disciples – Accompany

April 30, 2021

“The Church will have to initiate everyone—priests, religious and laity—into this ‘art of accompaniment’ which teaches us to remove our sandals before the sacred ground of the other (cf. Ex 3:5).” The Good News of Accompaniment The parish must provide experienced missionary disciples who can accompany those who are returning to the Church and guide them throughout their journey. In…

Building with Living Stones as Missionary Disciples – Encounter

Building with Living Stones as Missionary Disciples – Encounter

April 24, 2021

All Christians, we’re told, are invited to a “renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ. Christ calls us to himself in many different ways but especially through his Church and the life of the Holy Spirit. Just like the first disciples, meeting the risen Lord is the first step of encounter. We do this through baptism. This is what makes us…