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From the Pastor's Desk

Disciple Maker Index Survey; January 19, 2020

Posted by Tammy Waech

Dear Friends at Saint Mary’s Immaculate Conception Parish and Saint Frances Cabrini Parish:  Praised be Jesus Christ!

I wanted to use this opportunity to make everyone aware of a program that the Archdiocese of Milwaukee is helping to test-pilot with a few other dioceses around the country, which impacts ... Read More »

THE TWO POPES, January 12, 2020

Posted by Tammy Waech

Dear Friends at Saint Frances Cabrini and Saint Mary’s Immaculate Conception Parish:  Praised be Jesus Christ!

In a recent bulletin column, Father Andrew offered a brief review and endorsement of a new movie, “A Hidden Life.”  I see so few films these days, but following Father Andrew’s lead, I ... Read More »

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph; December 29, 2019

Posted by Tammy Waech

Dear Friends at Saint Mary’s Immaculate Conception Parish and Saint Frances Cabrini Parish:  Praised be Jesus Christ!

In last Sunday’s Gospel, and of course a few days ago on Christmas, the location of prominence for our prayer and reflection was Bethlehem.   This Sunday, on the Feast of the Holy ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Advent; December 22, 2019

Posted by Tammy Waech

Dear Friends at Saint Frances Cabrini and Saint Mary’s Immaculate Conception Parishes:

Praised be Jesus Christ!  I had the opportunity while on my recent sabbatical in late August and September to spend some time hanging around Bethlehem.  What is it like today?  One major feature of contemporary Bethlehem is ... Read More »

First Sunday of Advent, 2019

Posted by Tammy Waech

By Father Nathan,

Advent begins this weekend, and with it a new Liturgical Year.  In the Church’s current lectionary layout, this Sunday we enter anew into the beautiful Gospel narrative according to Saint Matthew.  Today we also enter a new month, that of December.  It is, therefore, a weekend ... Read More »

Silence in Advent is Sacred

Posted by Tammy Waech

By Father Nathan  Advent 2019    Another season of Advent is once again upon us, with all of its ancient beauty, mystery, and majesty.  Every year when Advent arrives I try to offer a reminder about what I would consider to be an important, even if unofficial, theme of ... Read More »

A Lament For Election 2020

Posted by Tammy Waech

by Father Nathan Reesman

Posted on November 12, 2019

We find ourselves just under one year away from the official 2020 Election Day in America.  Contemplating it from this vantage point, in the light of what seems to be in front of us, one searches for a reason to ... Read More »

Dead Funerals

Posted by Tammy Waech

by Father Nathan Reesman

 

Posted on October 30, 2019

It is a challenging task to explain to people, Christians and non-Christians alike, the reasons why our contemporary views and practices surrounding death are often unsatisfying. Everyone reacts to the fact of mortality, that is clear.  However, while it ... Read More »