For His Sake

“FOR HIS SAKE – I am but one; But I am one. I cannot do everything but I can do something. What I can do, I ought to do. What I ought to do, By the grace of God I will do. Lord, what wilt thou have me do?” I ran into this saying from the literature...

Worth a Thousand Words

Are you a skimmer?  I’m a skimmer.  To some extent I’ve become a product of my generation where cursing the web for specific information is where I do most of my reading.  Don’t get me wrong!  I do nestle into old editions of the New Yorker,...

The Lunch Bag Outreach Program Needs You!

One of the things that amazed me this summer was how many families I saw show up at our door for lunches. Mothers and fathers with four or five kids in tow, coming to get a peanut butter sandwich, crackers and juice from St. John’s lunch bag program. This...

Making the Decision to “Share the Gift”

“Share the Gift” That’s what Fr. Daniel said when I asked what the first priority should be for our St. John’s office staff.  Our parish family has some great gifts to offer!  Beautiful music, a growing children’s program, reverent Sunday services and...