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Pat Dziubek shared her thoughts on St. Catherine's first Advent Cookie Exchange:
Our Parish Community -- Celebrating the spirit of Advent with our very first Advent Cookie Exchange at our parish center. Participants enjoyed an evening of Christmas cheer while exchanging many delicious homemade confections. All left with at least four dozen cookies and recipes to share with family and friends.Read more...
For our families and younger members some family fun was enjoyed with cookie decorating, personalizing their own creations then kicking back to enjoy a movie classic "Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol."
by Deacon Dennis Webster
In the final installment of a four-part series on the Mass based on Mark Hart's book Behold the Mystery: A Deeper Understanding of the Catholic Mass, Deacon Dennis Webster describes the meanings behind the parts of "Communion Rite."
by Father Chester Zalubski
In the third of a four-part series on the Mass based on Mark Hart's book Behold the Mystery: A Deeper Understanding of the Catholic Mass., Father Chester explores the purpose of the rituals of "The Liturgy of the Eucharist."
by Deacon Steve Kassebaum
In the second of a four-part series on the Mass based on Mark Hart's book Behold the Mystery: A Deeper Understanding of the Catholic Mass., Deacon Steve Kassebaum explains the meanings behind the parts of "The Liturgy of the Word."
By Deacon Tony Russo
For this season of Advent, Father Chester and your deacons would like to help you make the Mass come to life for you in a new and personal way. Our homilies in the next four weeks will be based on the book by Mark Hart, entitled Behold the Mystery: A Deeper Understanding of the Catholic Mass. We highly recommend that you order a copy for yourself and read it. Mark Hart is a layperson, who is an executive vice president for Life Teen International, and hosts a SiriusXM Catholic radio show called "Fired Up!"
Mark Hart states that the Mass is a cataclysmic event because it brings Heaven and Earth together. It requires that we put our gifts and talents in the hands of God, allowing him to take something simple and transform it into something majestic. Christ is present in the liturgy, not like you and I are present, but deeper than that. We encounter Christ in four places at every Mass. At the community gathering through our Baptism, in our priest, in Sacred Scriptures, and finally most importantly in his Eucharistic Body and Blood. The Mass is made up of movements and content and the better we know what the movements and flow of the Mass mean, the more we will understand the why the Catholic Mass is, first and foremost, a sacrifice.
This weekend allow me to walk you through the first part of the Mass: Introductory Rites.
Mass ScheduleMon, Tues, Thurs: 8:00 a.m. (Church)
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m. (Church)
Saturday: 4:30 p.m. (Parish Center)
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. (Church)
9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. (Parish Center)
- February 12: Soup and Stations - 6pm Soup-7pm Stations @The Church