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”.
Faith and Family Commission
This commission expands Catholic catechesis throughout all organizations and maintains active participation in faith formation for youth and adults. It strives to engage parishioners at all life stages and fosters intergenerational activity through service ministries and associations.
Chair: Glenn Zipfel, 314-842-3293 or send an email.
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.
Third grades students practice programming and problem solving with DASH robots.
View the server schedule for Saturday evening and Sunday morning masses at St Justin from December 2 2017 through February 25 2018.
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.
It is the most asked question of me as a priest at wedding receptions. Perhaps you will recognize it. “Fr., did that mass count for tomorrow?”
In a wonderful way, the prophet Isaiah opens up for us a challenging vista, timely in our age when there is talk of a wall and deportations and ending of the Dreamer’ options for infants who were born here.
Did you miss getting to see Fr. Boyle, author of “Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion”, speak at SLU? The book was our recent Faith in Action book club selection. The entire presentation is available on YouTube.