Guardian Angels News

The Wideness of God's Mercy

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

This week’s thought comes from Fr. Greg Boyle’s book, Barking to the Choir. You’ll get a chance to read it if you commit to the 8-week JustFaith group you heard about before all Masses last weekend. Fr. Greg is the founder of Homeboy Industries, a...

A Lesson from Dorothy Day

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This past week, we celebrated the anniversary of the death of Blessed Dorothy Day. (On her way to sainthood, you know!) One of my favorite descriptions of Dorothy is that she challenged us all to live as if the Gospels were true. We are incredibly blessed to have...

HJH News

Posted by Trish Brokman on

We are a full house at Hope for the Journey Home. I think of the early 80's TV show called Full House and yes we are full! We have 7 families and 25 individuals. All these people make for active Friday and Saturday evenings in the house.  Santa came to visit on December 6 and kids...

Little things

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Every year around this time, I get a little testy with myself as I consider celebrating the holidays. Those who know me will often hear me lament, “Where is Advent? It’s not Christmas yet! Get the jingle bells out of here until their appointed time!” Part of...

The Housing Crisis is More Visible Than Ever

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Recent press coverage over the past few months has brought into the open a crisis that has been years in the making – there are not enough places to call home for those most in need in our area. Why? A number of factors are at play here. A lack of affordable housing options, combined with...

Sharing your blessings

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

In his recent book Barking to the Choir, the Jesuit Fr. Greg Boyle reminds us that “it is the grateful heart that transforms the world.” Why I believe this to be true is that I find when I am able to truly get in touch with the blessings I am given, it is then...

Thanksgiving Day Prayer

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Thanksgiving Day Prayer by Walter Rauschenbusch   O God, we thank you for this earth, our home; For the wide sky and the blessed sun,For the salt sea and the running water,For the everlasting hillsAnd the never-resting winds,For trees and the common grass underfoot. We thank you for...

A New Family!

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Many of you already know that for the past 18 months or so our parish has been involved in welcoming a family to Minnesota through the Refugee Resettlement program. It’s been a joy and a privilege to walk alongside Paw Say Wah, Kaw Du and their beautiful children. Now...

Christmas Giving Opportunities

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

The Angel Tree Is Back!Our parish Angel Tree is up and ready for you! We will again be partnering with King of Kings Lutheran Church and Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf for gift distribution.We are looking for gifts for kids and also gift cards to local retailers for teens...

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