Parish Life: Holiness and Witness Blog

Moving Through These Days of Advent.

Happy New Year! We began a new liturgical year on the First Sunday of Advent. in his blog, Father Jurcak offers some insights for moving through these Advent days.

On Thanksgiving, It Is All About An Attitude of Gratitude!

In this week's blog Father Jurcak offers some ideas for celebrating Thanksgiving - including having an attitude of gratitude and beginning the day with Mass.

Veterans Day 2017 – Thank-you to all of our Veterans.

In anticipation of Veterans Day, which is this Saturday, November 11, Father Jurcak reflects on the sacrifices veterans have made for the freedom that we enjoy and profess in our Pledge of Allegiance.
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    Two Feasts That We Will Soon Celebrate – All Saints and All Souls.

Two Feasts That We Will Soon Celebrate – All Saints and All Souls.

This week Father Jurcak encourages us to take the time to prepare our own "Litany of the Saints" from the saints in our lives - and then to pray that litany throughout the month of November, a month in which the Church encourages us to pray for the dead.

Prayer – Is It Just Words or Is It the Cry of the Heart?

In this week's blog Father Jurcak encourages us to integrate prayer into the rhythm of our day, and invites us to sign up for "Click to Pray" as a way for that to happen.