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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.

EASTER EGG HUNT 2016

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 3/19/16

God was kind enough to hold off the thunderstorms until we were done. Approximately 100 attended our Annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Knights of Columbus. Great to see everyone. See PHOTOS for more pictures.

 

FRIDAYS DURING LENT

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 3/11/16

Start out with a yummy Fish Fry hosted by the Knights of Columbus. Desert provided by the Women's Guild. Then head over to the Church for Traditional Stations of the Cross. The choir led tonight. Next week will be the final week. The Youth Group will lead us in ... Read More »

YOUTH GROUP & ADORATION

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 3/07/16

Here is something I think you will REALLY enjoy. This year we started a new program in our Youth Group. Approximately once every 4-5 weeks we have a CONTEMPORARY ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT WITH CONFESSION. These nights are open to any member of the parish to join us. ... Read More »

PRAISE BAND ACAPELLA

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 3/02/16

OK here's the story. I was trained at a Benedictine Monastery. Man can those Monks sing. Mostly they sang acapella allowing their voices to be their instruments. Fast forward 20 years. The Catholic Church initiates a new English translation of the Mass. New music settings ensue. One of the ... Read More »

YOUTH GROUP & FAITH

Posted by Fr. Dan Smith on 3/01/16

We have approximately 150-175 kids on our Youth Group Roster. They come and go but we average roughly 125-150 kids per week. We break them up Middle School / High School and also into sub-groups. The pictures below are one of our Middle School groups with Bible Study. The ... Read More »