World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation - Sept. 1
Sept. 1 is World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Pope Francis addresses our stewardship of creation in his 2015 encyclical 'Laudato si'. Click the link to read the encyclical.
Knights of Columbus Breakfast
Parishioners enjoyed dining together at the Knights of Columbus Breakfast on Aug. 14.
Families of Faith
Check out the new 2016-17 Schedule! Families of Faith provides religious education for grade school aged children and their parents. Families involved last year enjoyed the learning, crafts, and community they formed. Registration is August 17 @ 6pm in the St. Patrick Church basement. If you're interested in being a volunteer catechist, call the parish office at 429-5363.
Visit the Service Opportunities page to learn about the various ways you can share your talents with the parish. Partaking in these ministries will enhance our parish community and strengthen our ability to be stewards of God's love. To sign up or for further details, contact email@example.com. Here's the current liturgical ministry Schedule. Thank you for your participation.
Saint of the Day
Here is American Catholic's Saint of the Day
St. James 4:00 pm
St. Patrick 5:30 pm
St. James 8:30 am
St. Patrick 10:00 am
Monday & Wednesday 8:00 am
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 am (No Thursday Masses from May 26 through August 18, 2016)
Friday 11:15 am
8:00 am & 12:10 pm (St. Patrick)
6:00 pm (St. James)
Monday, 7:30 am
Saturday, 3:30 pm
Friday 10:50 am
Saturday 11:00 am-12:00 noon
- Father John Burnette, Pastor
- Therese Allen, Pastoral Associate
- Tom Prior, Outreach
- Anita Olson, Office Manager
- Karen Redden, Secretary
- Karen Rossi, Office Assistant
- Sister Chaminade Kelley, O.S.F., R.N., Parish Nurse
- Gene Velchek, Plant Manager
- Jan Sweet, School Principal
- Jody Neibuhr, School Secretary
- Kate Tiemann, Organist
Catechism of the Catholic Church
08/30/16 9:35 am
Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta is set to be canonized on Sunday, September 4th.
Mother Teresa founded the religious order Missionaries of Charity, which is based in Calcutta, India. She dedicated her life to helping the poorest of the poor.Read More
08/29/16 8:12 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met with Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, and his wife, Priscilla Chan, on Monday in a private audience in the Vatican.
A statement released by the Holy See Press Office said: “They spoke about how to use communication technologies to alleviate poverty, encourage a culture of encounter, and help deliver a message of hope, especially to those people who are most disadvantaged.”Read More
08/29/16 8:12 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a message to Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, on the occasion of the XIV Inter-Christian Symposium taking place in Thessalonika from 28-30 August.
Sponsored by the Franciscan Institute of Spirituality of the Pontifical University Antonianum and the Department of Theology of the Orthodox Theological Faculty of the Aristoteles University of Thessalonika, the Symposium seeks to foster theological and cultural dialogue between Catholics and Orthodox. The theme of this year’s meeting is “The Need for a Re-evangelization of the Christian Communities in Europe.”Read More