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Left Hand…Right Hand…All Hands

Left Hand…Right Hand…All Hands “…do not let your left hand know what your right is doing...” This line is from the familiar Gospel we hear every Ash Wednesday for the start of Lent. This injunction from Jesus to his disciples is in regard to giving alms. In other words, as the Gospel says, “…your a ...

Quieting the Book Racks

St. Maria Goretti parishioner and volunteer, Bill Schneider. Quieting the Book Racks When Bill Schneider and his wife Catherine joined our parish, they heard a distinct sound in our church that they hadn’t heard in other churches where they had attended Mass. At the end of many hymns, their keen e ...

Dennis McKinley Honored with Naming of New Performing Arts Center

Dennis McKinley Honored with Naming of New Performing Arts Center Dennis McKinley, St. Maria Goretti parishioner and long-time choir director, was recently honored with Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart’s new McKinley Performing Arts Center. The facility, named after him, features state-of-t ...

The Sinner and the Eucharist

The Sinner and the Eucharist By Simon Tipps, Diocese of Madison Seminarian and St. Maria Goretti Summer Intern “Every Catholic is a bit of a poet and a bit of a mystic. That is why he loves the liturgy of his Church. The more he knows about it, the more he becomes absorbed in it; and when it takes ...

Extended Hours of Adoration

Extended Hours of Adoration We are very excited to announce that beginning Thursday, May 9, our Thursday Adoration will be extended to 5:15 p.m. It was previously held from 8:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Now, every Thursday, Adoration will be held from 8:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Adoration begins after Mass at 8 a.m ...

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