Pope Francis has issued a wonderful new Apostolic Exhortation, that is, a document issued to the whole Church, lower in rank than an encyclical, but, still, very much worth reading. Its title is Gaudete et Exsultate – or, in English, “Rejoice and be glad“….taken from the first words in the introductory paragraph. It is a … [Read more…]
Faith Formation is an integral ministry in any parish. Evangelization is vital if we are to best understand & thus experience God’s love & gift of redemption. Learning about our Faith, God, Jesus, The Holy Spirit the Sacraments and all that being a Christian means is something each person should be involved in – no matter one’s age! … [Read more…]
Each week, the diocesan newspaper, The Evangelist, brings you news about the Church and Diocese. The annual subscription price is $18.00. The parish must pay for all households to receive The Evangelist. Please help defray this expense with your once a year gift of only $18.00 for your subscription. Thank you!
Please support St. Michael’s and this year’s Annual Bishop’s Appeal. The theme is “Being Ambassadors for Christ” and this sums up so well the way in which we, as Baptized members of God’s family, we are called to bring the message of the Gospel to the world. Just as in all families, the Diocesan … [Read more…]
The second Sunday of each month is designated as Food for Families Sunday. This is a very important event, since the K of C is attempting to collect as much food as they can so they can reach their goal. For every 1,000 pounds of food collected they will get a rebate from the Supreme … [Read more…]
Thursday November 2 is the Feast of All Souls. St. Michael’s will have the usual 8:30 am Mass and also, at 7:00 pm, we will have the annual Mass of Remembrance, where we invite the loved ones of those who have died in the past year to return to honor their memory and continue … [Read more…]