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AS PROMISED

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 5/25/16

earlier this week. Here is our Praise Band jamming at the 5pm Sunday night Mass. This Mass is run by the kids of our parish. They act as the Sacristan, Greeters, Ushers, Altar Servers, and Lectors. Anyone can participate. If you or your child is interested in serving at ... Read More »

PRAISE BAND

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 5/22/16

I am really proud of our Praise Band. They lead the congregation in singing at the 5pm Sunday night mass. Anyone can join this fun ministry (minimum age 10 years old--max age, there isn't any) You will even be lucky enough to get guitar pointers or drum pointers from ... Read More »

FIRST COMMUNION GROUP B

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 5/14/16

Today we had our second installment of First Communion. A very special day for 39 of our kids and their families. A special thank you to our catechists who prepared these kids the past two years. Parents you did good bringing your kids every week for the last two ... Read More »

CONFIRMATION

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 5/13/16

This busy week keeps rolling along. We had the pleasure of Bishop Dewane coming to administer the Sacrament of Confirmation to 39 of our kids. I want to publicly thank our Director of Religious Education Mr. Spencer McSorley for personally instructing our Confirmandi this year. Also I would like ... Read More »

FIRST COMMUNION GROUP A

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 5/07/16

Beautiful and special time today. Our first group of kids received their First Communion. 40 kids this weekend and 40 kids next weekend. Please pray for our little ones, their parents, and all our Catechists who helped. Thank you to photographer Mark Odell for these photos, Odellphotos.com

TWO GOOD CATHOLIC BLOGS

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 5/04/16

I asked someone I respect for a couple of good Catholic websites for moms. Here you go ladies.

The blog is written by a mom of 7 in Southern California. From what I recall, her husband is military and she covers pretty much anything under the sun, focusing on ... Read More »

OUR FEATHERED FRIENDS

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 4/29/16

One of our parishioners, Paul, took these photos of our eagles this week. Thanks Paul. Eagles are snow birds so they will be migrating north in the next couple of weeks. They return around October. Magnificent birds. Not sure what Ben Franklin was thinking of with the turkeys:)

    

DEATH AND TAXES

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 4/27/16

This is Lorraine Brown the Director of Internal Finance for the Diocese. Every 3 years Lorraine piles up papers on our conference table and performs an internal audit. After Lorraine is done a local CPA firm comes in and completes an external audit. The Diocese requires that Financial Statements ... Read More »

RELATIONSHIP TALK YOUTH GROUP DURING ADORATION WITH CONFESSION

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 4/19/16

Approx. every 5 weeks we have Adoration & Confession for the Youth Group which is also open to our parishioners. I couldn't hear this talk because I was in the back hearing Confessions. As I was preparing this video for our website I was very impressed. Robbie Wiedeman is ... Read More »

YOUTH GROUP AUCTION SUCCESS

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 4/16/16

Our Youth Group Auction winners picked up their prizes today. Thank you to everyone who helped create the baskets, the vendors who donated to the baskets, those who built the baskets. It was quite a success as a fundraiser and a community builder. We raised $5,800 for our Youth ... Read More »