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Faith Formation Task Force Formed

Posted by Paul Deziel on

As many of you already know, Sara Fleetham has left GA for a new opportunity at Listening House, a drop-in day program for the homeless. We wish her great success.  With the change in staffing and the changes brought on by COVID, Fr. Rodger decided that this would be an excellent time to...

Prayer Service for Life

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Prayer Service for Life (Jan. 22) This prayer service commemorates the millions of lives lost to abortion and the many women and men wounded by abortion’s aftermath. Limited seating will be available, and COVID-19 protocols will be followed. The prayer service will also be livestreamed on...

Amplifying Black Voices: Amanda Gorman

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

In 2017 Amanda Gorman was named the first Youth Poet Laureate in America. Now 20 years old, she is a junior at Harvard and has been published widely. If you have not yet heard her read some of her work, don’t wait – it’s beautiful and mesmerizing. Follow this...

Amplifying Black Voices: Frederick Douglass

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Frederick Douglass was an abolitionist, a fierce orator and a writer. I thought of him recently as a team here at the parish was preparing a session for Blessed Is She: Celebrating Women Mystics. Why? Because that session included getting to know St. Theresa of Avila. Her writings include a...

A “Thank You” from A Grateful Heart

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Many of you know that throughout the year people will stop in to the parish needing some emergency help. Through your generous donations to our emergency assistance fund we have gift cards to local stores that will help them with a tank of gas, a prescription, baby formula and diapers, or...

Our Angel Tree Overflowed

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

It continues to be a year like no other and some of our usual holiday giving partners were unsure what the response would be to their gift requests. They were a bit worried that asking us to provide gift cards rather than toys and games would mean less participation. They were wondering if...

Amplifying Black Voices: Howard Thurman

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Howard Thurman was an author, scholar, civil rights activist, pastor – and a force of nature that many have never heard of. His relationships with Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr. and other contemporaries changed the course of the Civil Rights movement. To Thurman, the nonviolent witness of...

Celebrating the Holidays Safely - Suggestions for Connections

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Holiday gatherings pose a serious health risk this year. The safest gathering occurs only amongst those who quarantine for 14 days, a very difficult but smart choice. For those unable to meet that high bar of safety, the Infection Control Specialists at St. John’s and Woodwinds Hospitals...

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