2017.3.18 – A Parish Is Familial

This is “Part 10” of a fifteen part series called “The Vision of an Ideal Parish” based on an article by Dr. Peter Williamson.  The first 8 parts spoke of the parish as: Trinitarian, Christological, Communal, Missionary, Kerygmatic, Pneumatological. Charismatic, Sacramental and Catechetical. Can you guess where these lyrics come from:  Sometimes you want to … Continue reading 2017.3.18 – A Parish Is Familial

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2017.3.13 – Discerning Faithful Responses to Infertility

In this presentation Fr. Jarrod discusses Catholic responses to the challenge of infertility.  He answers questions such as: What options to responding to infertility can Catholics take?  What options can they not take?  What are the reasons why some options are acceptable and others are not?  What is the most effective option? Discerning Faithful Reponses … Continue reading 2017.3.13 – Discerning Faithful Responses to Infertility

2017.2.1 –SHRIVEN: “I’m Sorry.”

“Shriven – past participle of “shrive” – To hear the confession of, assign penance to, and absolve someone.  To present oneself to a priest for confession, penance, and absolution.” Some people say they are the two most important words in the English language.  “I’m sorry.”  In order for a person to say those words it … Continue reading 2017.2.1 –SHRIVEN: “I’m Sorry.”