2017.6.4 – An Ideal Parish is Universal

This is the final edition of a fifteen part series called “The Vision of an Ideal Parish” based on an article by Dr. Peter Williamson.  The first 15 parts spoke of the parish as: Trinitarian, Christological, Communal, Missionary, Kerygmatic, Pneumatological. Charismatic, Sacramental, Catechetical, Familial, Youth-filled, Ministerial, Fosters Vocations and Gives Generously. I know that many … Continue reading 2017.6.4 – An Ideal Parish is Universal

2017.5.14 – 12. A Parish is Ministerial

This is “Part 12” of a fifteen part series called “The Vision of an Ideal Parish” based on an article by Dr. Peter Williamson.  The first 11 parts spoke of the parish as: Trinitarian, Christological, Communal, Missionary, Kerygmatic, Pneumatological. Charismatic, Sacramental, Catechetical, Familial and Youth-filled. There are very few things that are as nice as … Continue reading 2017.5.14 – 12. A Parish is Ministerial

2017.5.28 – An Ideal Parish Shares

This is “Part 14” of a fifteen part series called “The Vision of an Ideal Parish” based on an article by Dr. Peter Williamson.  The first 14 parts spoke of the parish as: Trinitarian, Christological, Communal, Missionary, Kerygmatic, Pneumatological. Charismatic, Sacramental, Catechetical, Familial, Youth-filled, Ministerial and Fosters Vocations. “Mine! Mine! Mine!” How often did we … Continue reading 2017.5.28 – An Ideal Parish Shares

2017.5.21 – 13. An Ideal Parish Fosters Vocations

This is “Part 13” of a fifteen part series called “The Vision of an Ideal Parish” based on an article by Dr. Peter Williamson.  The first 11 parts spoke of the parish as: Trinitarian, Christological, Communal, Missionary, Kerygmatic, Pneumatological. Charismatic, Sacramental, Catechetical, Familial, Youth-filled and Ministerial. “Come out, Come out, from wherever you are!”  I … Continue reading 2017.5.21 – 13. An Ideal Parish Fosters Vocations

2017.5.7 – Home Visit Team Recruitment

Have you been wondering what has happened with the parish surveys we filled out in January? Well, the information collected in that survey was compiled into 270 pages of data.  That data was then distributed to six teams of parishioners.  Those men and women, nearly 80 persons in all, then processed the information and prioritized … Continue reading 2017.5.7 – Home Visit Team Recruitment

2017.4.22 – A Parish is Youth-Filled

This is “Part 11” of a fifteen part series called “The Vision of an Ideal Parish” based on an article by Dr. Peter Williamson.  The first 10 parts spoke of the parish as: Trinitarian, Christological, Communal, Missionary, Kerygmatic, Pneumatological. Charismatic, Sacramental, Catechetical and Familial. I remember hearing about Ponce de Leon searching for the fountain … Continue reading 2017.4.22 – A Parish is Youth-Filled