Sunday, December 24th: Come celebrate Christmas with us. Christmas Eve mass times are 5PM and midnight. Christmas Day mass times are 9AM and 11AM.
It was another wonderful Sunday afternoon at FOCUS Gateway City on December 10. We enjoyed a meal and conversations with our guests. Join us next time on March 4. “This is why I want a Church which is poor and for the poor. They have much to teach us. … In their difficulties they know […]
December 2 was a beautiful day to rake leaves for our senior citizens. We visited five houses in three hours and filled 61 bags of leaves. We will be visiting our elderly neighbors again in January for more yard work. Watch for details.
Some years ago, my brother Joe was blessed to be hiking in the mountains in Montana. They were talking and enjoying the hike when two women came running out of the woods in front of them, then flew right past them on the narrow path, terrified, saying ‘Bear … bear … bear”.
Let me share two quick stories for this first Sunday of Advent. I was not a patient driver the other day. I had to make a trip to Catholic Supply for some advent supplies.
The show, Undercover Boss, aired for 8 seasons. The plot is simple. A high ranking official in a company goes undercover. They are given a disguise and a new back story, and show up with a film crew following them around under the guise of a “documentary” being done about entry level positions.
We are sending ten eighth graders, three high school students, and five chaperones to the March for Life in Washington DC in January. Our group is selling bags of fundraising popcorn to help pay for the trip. We will deliver through school, PSR, to your home, or arrange pick up after mass.
Third grades students practice programming and problem solving with DASH robots.
Our Faith in Action ministry is collecting some items to take to FOCUS Gateway City on December 10. We are collecting clothing, items for shelter and winter survival, hygiene needs, and canned goods. They are asking for specific items, so please check the list before donating.
It is easy to sympathize with that last guy in the gospel – The one who played it safe. The one who received only ONE talent.