Browsing News & Info

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 »

WOW, THIS IS PRETTY EXCITING!

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 4/14/16

Well it looks like we are going to have some new neighbors. I am very impressed with how Schroeder Manatee Ranch has developed this area. Check out the exciting news.

 

 

 

RETREAT FOR FIRST COMMUNION KIDS

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 4/12/16

On Saturday we had our Retreat for the kids receiving their First Communion this year. We have 70 kids receiving the "Summit and Source" of our Faith--the Body, Blood, Soul & Divinity of Christ. They rotate through the Retreat in modules. This module introduces them to Adoration of the ... Read More »

Online Bidding Has Begun for the Youth Auction

Posted by LeAnne McKendree on 4/05/16

We are thrilled to have our 2nd Annual Youth Group Online Auction. The auction will raise money for our youth to attend special spiritual and faith enriching trips such as March for Life, Steubenville Youth Conferences and World Youth Day. Last year we raised $6500, help us reach our ... Read More »

GOODBYE ANNIE

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 4/02/16

Yesterday was the 13th anniversary of my mom's death. Tonight at 9pm I suddenly had to put down Annie my cat of 16 years because of kidney failure. Took this picture as my last of Annie right before we injected her. If you need a good after hours Vet ... Read More »

EXULTET

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 3/29/16

We are so fortunate to have Chelsea as a Cantor. Here she is singing the Exultet during the Easter Vigil.