Pastor's Notes

Pastor's Notes

Annual State of the Parish Report

Posted by Maria Franxman on 9/09/22

Read the annual State of the Parish Report here!

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 9/02/22

Three Quotes by Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen

“Too many people get credit for being good, when they are only passive. They are too often praised for being broadminded when they are so broadminded they can never make up their minds about anything.”

“America, it is said, is suffering from ... Read More »

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 8/26/22

For the last few weeks, my homilies have focused around different aspects of Jesus’ Travel Narrative, as He “resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem” (Lk 8:51) and how that provides an added lens by which to understand His teachings and actions in chapters 10-19 of Luke. Another happening in ... Read More »

A Message from Outgoing Pastoral Associate Kelli Reutman

Posted by Maria Franxman on 8/19/22

As I sit down to write this goodbye after a weekend full of celebrations, I find peace in my heart. How strange that is after all the tearful goodbyes today. As you read this, I will be on my way to Minnesota, saying goodbye to my family, being shown ... Read More »

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 »

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