- Prayer & Worship
- Lifelong Faith Formation
Jim Haebig-Director of Pastoral and Sacramental Formation
Thanksgiving – A Time to Give Thanks to God for All That Was - IS and Will Ever Be!
In talking to people about how God acts in the world today, for some it leads to what would appear in their minds to be their final trump card for why they don’t believe in God’s existence. They come up with the question: “Why do we always read about God’s deeds in the past? Why don’t we experience, see, or hear about God’s action in the world today? Or, another question meant to stump believers: If there is a God who is all good, how can He allow evil to exist in the world? Can we really expect us to believe in someone, and something that happened once upon a time in the misty past but apparently is never evident in the world today? Do the final words of Jesus quoted in the Gospel: “it is finished” really sum up the final acts of God in the universe?”
So how do I respond?
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Saturdays at 4:00 p.m.
Sundays at 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Mass in Spanish: 2nd Sunday of each month
at 12:30 p.m.
Check the bulletin for times of weekday Masses, Holy Day Masses, Masses for the hearing impaired.
-Thanksgiving Bread Exchange information here.
-Questions and Answers about Enhanced Offertory and Online Giving are available on the News and Events page.…Click here.
-The Holiday Worship Schedule covering Thanksgiving Day through New Years Day may be viewed on the News and Events page.…Click here.
-ADVENT WREATH CANDLE
LIGHTING – Advent begins on November 30th/December 1st this year. Please consider bringing a little light to our Advent Liturgies this year. You, your family, your neighbors and friends are invited to light the candles of the Advent Wreath as each Mass begins. The sign-up book is on the hospitality table in the Gathering Hall.
“If everyone would light just one little candle . . . ”
-The handouts from Fr. Steve’s Fall Formation series are now available online. Click here.
-Forms for the 2015 Stewardship of Treasure are available online in the New Promises section here.
-The Lector Workbooks for the new liturgical year that begins 30 November 2014 are available for pick-up at the corner desk in the Gathering Space. The books are labeled, so please pick up your copy no later than the weekend of 22-23 November 2014.
-The Synodal Declaration by Archbishop Listecki may be seen on the archdiocesan website at this location: Synodal Declaration
-St. Joseph Parish has an opening for a part-time Cleaning Assistant. …more details
-Advance Health Care Planning …more details