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    What is the Parish Pastoral Council?  Prior to 1999 parishes in our diocese functioned with a group of men and women, elected by the parish members under the heading of Parish Council.  There were four major committees that assisted the Pastor in managing the day-to-day tasks of running a parish.In the year 2000, the Bishop asked all the parishes to adopt a new model of operation call...
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  • 03.03.12
    We are excited to inform you that we now offer Online Giving! As a church that seeks to serve, we wanted to provide you the convenience of being able to give the way you want, whenever you want. Online Giving offers you the opportunity to make secure, automatic contributions from your bank [or credit card] account to our church.As we begin this new program, you may notice your neighbors placin...
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  • 02.08.11
      Please join the Saturday morning Men’s Bible Study in a journey through the history of the Catholic Church. Learn about the major people, places and events of two thousand years of church history. A DVD by Professor Steve Weidenkopf will be used, followed by a discussion of the material presented. Join us every Saturday morning at 7:30am in Meeting Room #1.  ...
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Home Home From the Pastor's Desk Serve the One and Only God
Serve the One and Only God

The scriptures for this Sunday remind us that we are accountable to serve the one and only God. The first letter to Timothy states, "[T]here is one God. There is also one mediator . . . Christ Jesus" (1 Timothy 2:5). The Gospel parable about a master and a steward connects our belief in one God to our lives by pointing out that "[n]o servant can serve two masters" (Luke 16:13a).

Serving the one God as our master requires that we assist in God's work. The work of God is to "[lift] up the poor . . . to seat them with princes" (Psalm 113:7-8). Unlike the greedy characters in the first reading from Amos, who are obsessed with serving their earthly self-interest, we are to use the wealth of this world to care for the poor, in service of the one and only God.
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