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Financial Tithing and the Worship of God

Financial Tithing and the Worship of God By Fr. Enan Zelinski, Parochial Vicar For us as Catholics, our faith is expressed in good works, as we hear in St. Paul. This isn’t just in the moments that we engage in social concern or outreach – which are beautiful and necessary parts of our lives as Ch ...

Advent: Preparing for the Coming of Christ

Advent: Preparing for the Coming of Christ By Sr. Denise Herrmann, CSA The Longest Advent Each year we prepare for the Christmas Season with the liturgical season of Advent. This year, Advent is the longest it can be; it is four complete weeks because Christmas falls on a Sunday. This year’s date ...

Eucharistic Adoration – Peace and Healing

Eucharistic Adoration – Peace and Healing By Kathryn Curio, SMG Parishioner and Weekly Adorer Spending one hour a week with Jesus in front of the Holy Eucharist has prompted me to write this article to inspire fellow parishioners to make the same commitment. Last year, an article was written about ...

Symbolism and Ad Orientem Worship

Symbolism and Ad Orientem Worship By Fr. Enan Zelinski, Parochial Vicar As of July, at St. Maria Goretti, we began celebrating the 6:30 a.m. daily Mass with a slight change to how the priest stands during the Mass, especially during the Eucharistic Prayer. Instead of the priest and the congregatio ...

Sharing Significant Days

Sharing Significant Days By Sr. Denise Herrmann, CSA One of the beautiful things about the Catholic faith is all the special days to celebrate. As an universal Church, as a diocesan church, as a parish community, and as individuals there are many notable days. In paying attention to such days and ...

Our School’s Vision

Our School’s Vision By Bob Schell, Principal (shared with permission of St. Jerome Academy) In previous Gatherings, we explored the 5 Marks of a Catholic School from The Holy See’s Teaching on Catholic Schools and the implications they present for SMG Catholic School. Our staff are diving into a b ...

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In gratitude for God’s generosity, we dedicate a sacrificial portion of our gifts of time, talent, and treasure to serve Christ and His Church by supporting the needs of our parish.