Pastor's Notes

Pastor's Notes

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 8/11/22

In the last few months, I’ve fielded the following question a number of times: “Father, when is the wine coming back?” The simple answer ‘at least, not until the Archbishop grants permission.’ A few dioceses in the USA have resumed the distribution of the Precious Blood to the laity, ... Read More »

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Kelli Reutman on 8/05/22

The Liturgical Calendar of the Catholic Church is generally full of different feast days for different saints. Last week and this have some very well-known and important ones. At some point, they are all important – for every soul, every person, every life is important, whether canonized or not. ... Read More »

New Hire Spotlight: Linda Davis

Posted by Kelli Reutman on 7/29/22

Learn more about our Administrative Services Coordinator Linda Davis!

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your family.

I have been married to my husband, Rob for 30 years in December.  We have 3 grown sons, Alex, married to Molly, Ben and Stephen. We have an 18-month-old ... Read More »

New Hire Spotlight: Kristina Seipel

Posted by Maria Franxman on 7/22/22

Learn more about our Director of Discipleship & Catechesis Krostoma Seipel!     Tell us a little bit about yourself and your family.

I grew up in the Louisville, KY/Southern, IN area and studied Theology and Catechetics at Franciscan University of Steubenville.  Since graduating in 2011, I have worked ... Read More »

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 7/15/22

Welcome to Fr. Antony Rajesh MSFS. He is a Missionary of St Francis de Sales. He is also one of our ArchIndy Summer Missionary Appeals. Fr Anthony serves as the pastor of St Joseph Catholic Church in Kalamazoo, MI.

Missionaries of St. Francis De Sales, also known as Fransalian ... Read More »

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 7/08/22

During the Liturgy at the conclusion of the Preparation of the Gifts:

The priest says:Pray, brethren (brothers and sisters), that my sacrifice and yours, may be acceptable to God the Almighty Father.

The People rise and reply:May the Lord accept the sacrifice at your hands for the praise and ... Read More »

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 7/01/22

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness…. Declaration of IndependenceJuly 4, 1776

These are pretty familiar words to many of us, ... Read More »

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 6/24/22

We return to “ordinary” time this weekend and the more familiar green color of vestments and décor. I sometimes sense, and sometimes feel personally, that ‘ordinary’ is equal to ‘boring, mundane, uninteresting’. As if the ordinary time of the Church Liturgical calendar is not as important as the rest ... Read More »

Corpus Christi

Posted by Maria Franxman on 6/17/22

“One man has died for all, and now in every church in the mystery of bread and wine he heals those for whom he is offered in sacrifice, giving life to those who believe and holiness to those who consecrate the offering. This is the flesh of the Lamb; ... Read More »

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Maria Franxman on 6/10/22

Beginning next week with the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Catholic Church in the United States will begin a National Eucharistic Revival.

The National Eucharistic Revival is a three-year initiative sponsored by the Bishops of the United States to inspire and prepare the People of God to be formed, ... Read More »

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