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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Soup for the Soul

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 the St. Joseph Room....

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Volunteer Needed

We are in need of a couple of volunteers to launder the altar cloths. If you are willing and able to help us with this important ministry ~ please contact Donna in the parish office immediately. Ideally, we would like to have 2-3 people helping. Please prayerfully consider offering your...

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Stewarship 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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Lecture Series ~ How Jewish is the Catholic Faith?

HOW JEWISH is the CATHOLIC FAITH? Lecture Series Thursdays 7:00-8:15pm in St. Joseph Hall How Jewish is the Catholic Faith? Learn the Jewish roots of doctrines like purgatory, the papacy, the priesthood, the Eucharist, confession, prayers to saints, Marian devotion, and much more. Thursdays September 20-October 18 from 7pm-8:15pm in...

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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 30, 2018 Today we celebrate the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. This week’s scriptures call our attention to where we see the Spirit in action for doing God’s will, whether in a friend, a foe, or even us. Jesus says, “Whoever is not against us is for us.” If...

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♥ HELPING those in NEED ♥

A million thanks to everyone who has contributed so generously to our parish St. Vincent de Paul Society. Because of your generosity they have been able to help so many in our community as evidenced by the numbers below. All of you are a living testament to God’s love and...

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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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