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Sacramental Preparation Update (May 10, 2019)

Dear Families, Good afternoon!  It was great to see you all on Wednesday evening!  Please read the e-mail below carefully, as it includes updates on activities/assignments for last week and this coming week, as well as other important information about First Communion. Feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions. Homework for the week of May 9-May 14 Required…

May, the month of Mary: Reflection

May is a month dedicated to our Blessed Mother, Mary. In his encyclical Spe Salvi (on Christian Hope), Pope emeritus Benedict XVI reminds us that Mary is a star of hope for us: (49.) With a hymn composed in the eighth or ninth century, thus for over a thousand years, the Church has greeted Mary, the Mother of God, as “Star of the Sea”: Ave maris stella. Human life is a…

Dear Parish Family: Approach Him for mercy

  1 Cross plus 3 Nails = 4Given Dear Parish Family, You know the feeling you get after a nice, long, hot shower?  This is how Jesus wants us to feel in our souls after approaching Him for mercy.  Confession is a ‘second baptism’; it fully restores us to the state of grace as when we were first baptized.  I remember my Dad telling me that the angels had to hold their wings…

Dear Parish Family: Christ is Risen!

Dear Parish Family, Happy Easter!  Christ is Risen!  May the joy and glory of this reality be life-giving and healing for us all.  Jesus is victorious over sin and death.  Therefore, there are no longer any problems or obstacles in our lives that He cannot overcome.  He invites us today to open wide our hearts to receive Graces untold. As a perennial reminder, today is…

Holy Week Announcements

Parish Office Closed for Holy Week The parish office will be closed for the duration of Holy Week through Easter Tuesday. The office will re-open on Wednesday, April 24 at 9:30 am. We wish all of you a grace-filled Holy Week and a blessed & joyful Easter celebration. Extra Parking for St. Maurice Parishioners for the Easter Services Throughout the Triduum, those…

30th Annual Hike for Life

Please support Action Life’s Hike for Life on Saturday, April 27th. You can participate in the hike or support our parish-designated hiker Maureen Farnand. You may do so by putting your donation in the Action Life envelope provided in the pews along with the sponsor form with your name and address. All donations of $15.00 are eligible for a tax receipt. All proceeds go to…