Parish Blog (Page 3)

Parish Blog (Page 3)

St. Josephine Bakhita: A Saint For Our Time

During the month of February, we commemorate St. Josephine Bakhita, who has come to be known as a symbol of hope for Catholics in the anti-human trafficking movement. St. Josephine was sold into slavery as a young girl in her home country of Sudan, but later in life she escaped and became a Canossian sister in Italy. St. Josephine Bakhita’s story, although occurring over…

Healthy market to prepare for Thanksgiving

Parishioners take home Thanksgiving food The annual market before Thanksgiving drew parish members together. Folks could go home with tasty, fresh vegetables, in addition to some sweet treats for the Thanksgiving table. We had a special treat with Josephite Father William Norvel here as well. He signed copies of his autobiography that traced his experience as an…

Stewardship of Our Church

by Barbara Hill and Milton Jones As our Capital Campaign moves forward toward our Commitment Sunday on December 4th, we continue to encourage your prayers as you consider the pledge you will make to the Campaign. Fr. Vic’s thoughts in this newsletter remind us of the important role that stewardship of our church ought to play in our faith. We trust that you will be both…