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Fr. Z Homily 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 24, 2016

By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: General|

Once more the prophet Amos thunders not simply against property and wealth, but against what property and wealth often produces in mankind: carousing, indulgence, being comfortable without caring about the nation’s situation.  Israel was already [...]

CATHOLIC SERVICES MATCHING FUNDRAISER

By |September 12th, 2016|Categories: General|

ACSA – MATCHING FUNDS ARE FOR OUTSTANDING BILLS FROM 2011-14. This does not apply to the current Appeal and donations directly to the Diocese do NOT get matched.  Please be generous and help us pay [...]

FLAT BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

By |September 1st, 2016|Categories: General|

JOURNEY WITH ME The spirit of the Blessed Virgin Mary lives in the heart of the parishioners of St. Mary's Church in Paris, IL. As a member of the parish and larger Catholic Church in [...]

The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy & Prayer of Pope Francis for the Jubilee

By |December 10th, 2015|Categories: General|

AN AWFUL THOUGHT.  A SCARY REALITY. I can be good tomorrow, we say.  I can deal with that injustice next week, next month, next year, when the time is right, we say.  The poor and [...]

THIS ‘N THAT

By |September 24th, 2015|Categories: General|

˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜  PSR Starts at 9:45 am on September 25th.  “What kind of work can be more noble than to cultivate the minds of young people, guarding it carefully, so that the knowledge and love of [...]

24 HOUR EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

By |April 30th, 2015|Categories: General|

~~~~~~~~~~~ “There is still time for endurance, time for patience, time for healing, time for change. Have you slipped? Rise up. Have you sinned? Cease. Do not stand among sinners, but leap aside.”  -- St. [...]