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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 himself ...

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 ...

A Day at Love Begins Here

High school students at Love Begins Here before heading to morning Mass. A Day at Love Begins Here By Melissa Coleman, Religious Education Coordinator and Love Begins Here Lead Missionary It is 6 a.m. and the diocesan Love Begins Here Core Team of young adults gather for their daily morning meeti ...

Life As a Summer Seminarian at SMG

Life As a Summer Seminarian at SMG By Mark Foley, Summer Seminarian I breathed a sigh of relief as the car pulled into the hospital parking ramp. I opened the car door, fell to my knees, and in the silence of my heart I thanked God for keeping me safe. For the second time that week, I had survived ...

What Is New in the Parish Library?

What Is New in the Parish Library? By Carol Anacker, Library Coordinator One of the most important things to know about the SMG Parish Library is that it is a Catholic faith-based lending library for you! The Parish Library offers you a quiet place to read and reflect. Spending time browsing in t ...

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