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Sacramental Preparation Models Christian Mission of Becoming a Disciple

Sacramental Preparation Models Christian Mission of Becoming a Disciple By Melissa Coleman, Religious Education Coordinator “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have com ...

The Holy See’s Teaching on Catholic Schools

The Holy See’s Teaching on Catholic Schools By Bob Schell, Principal This season we wish to share with you the vision for preparing our school staff for the formation of our students in their love of Jesus Christ at St. Maria Goretti Catholic School. We’ll also continue to revisit our 2021-2022 sc ...

Why “Holy Days”?

Why “Holy Days”? By Sr. Denise Herrmann, CSA Many of us are familiar with the term “holy day of obligation.” Why is this term used in relation to some days on the yearly Church calendar? The Third Commandment states “Remember to keep holy the Lord’s Day” which we know refers to Sunday, the day th ...

The Funeral Mass: Praying for Our Beloved Dead

The Funeral Mass: Praying for Our Beloved Dead By Sr. Denise Herrmann, CSA, Pastoral Associate & Director of Liturgy and RCIA Since the beginning of the Christian faith, the Mass has been prayed at the time of death of a loved one. The Mass is the greatest connection we have with Christ himsel ...

Witness to Love – The Joy of Love, the Joy of the Church

“As a mentor couple, we have really appreciated growing in friendship with our engaged couples. Every Sunday, we enjoy being able to introduce them to more people in the parish, which helps us all feel more plugged in and makes us enjoy coming to Mass even more.”- Brian & Kristin Preisler (pictu ...

Fellowship - What Is It Good For?

Young Adults at a lookout on their outing at Devil’s Lake State Park. Fellowship - What is it Good For? By Ben Rouleau, Young Adult Coordinator Fellowship is something I am always thinking about, especially as the Young Adults group aims to have a monthly social event. Our outings - hikes, barbec ...

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