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Monday Message, April 26, 2021
Someone called the office last week and inquired about adult Confirmation. I quickly looked up the parish bulletin because I have not yet mesmerized all your names and phone numbers.… Read More
Monday Message, April 19, 2021
It’s time to pause and reflect. Before you open registration for the fall (even if you’ve already done that), take a day or so to meet with your team. Don’t… Read More
Monday Message, April 12, 2021
Happy Easter! As we continue to celebrate the season of hope and new life, a few reminders for you. Tomorrow we will meet for our bi-weekly check in.The link can… Read More
Easter Monday, April 5, 2021
It is good to have the Gloria back. It is good to have our Alleluia back. It good to be free of Lent. It is good to have journeyed well, to… Read More
Monday Message, March 29, 2021
Happy Holy Week. Have you filled out the survey for Vacation Bible School yet? Check our new page on the Year of the Family. More resources will be added weekly. If… Read More
Monday Message, March 22, 2021
Happy Last Full Week of Lent. On your radar screen this week, please consider the following: Conversations on the National Dialogue – two chances to join this week. Check our… Read More
Monday Message, March 15, 2021
Welcome to the Monday Messenger. Every Monday, like clockwork now that it’s automated, you will receive the update from The Leadership Institute. The list of recipients is the same but… Read More
Monday Message: March 1st, 2021
Blessings on the Feast of St. David of Wales. Today is also National Peanut Butter Lovers Day. Have some Reese’s candy. A few updates. Parish Check In Tomorrow is our… Read More

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Friday, March 26, 2021
Confirmation Sponsors: Norms and Forms
These go into effect in July 2021. You may begin using the form before then if you wish. Memo – Norms for Sponsors Norms for Sacramental Sponsors Diocesan Sponsor Affirmation… Read More
Friday, March 19, 2021
Memo to Pastors 032221
This memo is being sent to pastors on Monday, March 22.  It asks them to facilitate contact between those who serve middle school and high school young people and our… Read More
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Memo to Pastors from HR and LI
The following memo was sent to all pastors on March 15, 2021 to offer the assistance of the Office of Human Resources and The Leadership Institute when it comes to… Read More
Friday, March 12, 2021
What Young People Are Saying
From July 2018 to December 2019, the National Dialogue worked with its national leadership network to host local conversations with youth, young adults, parents, and ministry leaders – to listen… Read More
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Lenten Poster 2021
Forty Ways to Encounter Christ in Lent This season, let’s allow Lent to bring us closer to Christ in both heart and mind, reminding ourselves of His grace and promise… Read More
Friday, March 05, 2021
Joe Paprocki's Session for Parents Attendance List
View the attendance list for Joe Paprocki’s session for parents. Download Excel Spreadsheet
Thursday, March 04, 2021
Catechist Formation Flyer
This is a flyer promoting catechist formation in LEAD, including how to sign up. Please distribute this flyer to your catechists. Download Flyer Additional Info: As you might remember, Bishop… Read More
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Capacity Requirements for Worship: Updated 2/28/2021
Effective immediately, Mass capacity cannot exceed 50% capacity. All persons in the congregation must wear masks. There must be six feet of space in all directions between individuals or groups… Read More