Feast of St. Luke Celebration ~ 10/21/18

SOUP for the SOUL ~ October 21, 2018 @ 11:00am in St. Joseph Hall St Luke was a physician and healer. We will honor our patron saint on Sunday, October 21, after 10:00 Mass. How? With soups! Make your favorite soup and sup with fellow parishioners in St. Joseph Hall....

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FLU SHOTS

Flu shots will be available after Mass on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) will be administering flu shots to all who want them! After Mass head over to St. Joseph Hall and get your vaccination! Most insurance plans are accepted!  

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Donut Social ~ 10/14/18

We hope to see you all for a donut social on Sunday, October 14 after the 10:00 Mass in the St. Joseph Room. Please join us as we reconnect with old friends and make new. Experience and be a part of our awesome community!  

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Life Has a Purpose

42nd Annual Respect Life Apostolate Convention ~ October 28, 2018 The 42nd Annual Respect Life Apostolate Convention will be held at the St. Charles Convention Center on 10/28. The event includes Mass with Archbishop Robert Carlson, inspiring workshops, exhibits, a free give-a-way, and a keynote address by Ryan Bomberger. Ryan...

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Another Look at Contraception

(Read the full version at usccb.org/contraception) To some, the Catholic Church’s consistent teaching against birth control may seem outdated. Yet with each passing year, evidence of contraception’s negative consequences keeps piling up. In the time since birth control first became widely used, science has shown that some contraceptives can cause...

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Stewardship Cards

Did you know that 6.4% of registered parishioners contribute 80% of the volunteer hours in a parish? 6.8% of registered parishioners donate 80% of financial contributions? If just 7% of Catholics are accomplishing more than 80% of what we are doing today in the Catholic Church…can you imagine what 14%...

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Life Has Purpose

42nd Annual Respect Life Apostolate Convention The 42nd Annual Respect Life Apostolate Convention will be held at the St. Charles Convention Center on Sunday, October 28. The keynote speaker Ryan Bomberger will share his story of adoption, healing, and hope. Ryan and his wife, Bethany, are co-founders of the Radiance...

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Welcome to Respect Life Month

Each week during October we will be highlighting different topics on this issue. Remember that “Respect Life” is not simply “anti-abortion” and that there are many ways to respect and honor the gift of life, both ours and others.  

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A Perfect Gift

Read the full version at usccb.org/perfect-gift Soon after the birth of my son Charlie*, who has Down syndrome, a visitor asked me whether he was “mild, moderate, or severe” ~ referring to his level of cognitive impairment. I was shocked. In my arms I held my beautiful baby boy, who...

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