Meditation

Imagine: A Christmas Message from Fr. Scott

So they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the child lying in the manger.  When they saw this, they made known what had been told them about the child; and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds told them.  But Mary treasured all these … Continue reading

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“Lord, Teach Us to Pray”

Like the apostles, we long to learn to pray as Jesus prayed: with faith, fire and fervency. Too often, however, we’re not sure how to begin, what to say, or even if our prayers will be heard and answered. This four-session discussion series will explore the four traditional forms of … Continue reading

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A Litany for Peace

By Linda Friern and Tony Bartlett, in The Fire of Peace © 1992, Pax Christi Let us pray that we may be set free from the chains of violence and war.   Jesus the Christ, by your cross and resurrection…deliver us by your nonviolence and love…deliver us by your witness … Continue reading

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Prayer Ministry

If you would like to have someone remembered in prayer by St. Mary’s Prayer Chain and/or by the congregation during the Prayers of the People, please contact Sharon Lewandowski. Sharon will contact the prayer chain and place the individual’s name on St. Mary’s prayer list.  

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Making All Things New

O gracious Father, who openest thine hand and fillest all things living with plenteousness: Bless the lands and waters, and multiply the harvests of the world; let thy Spirit go forth, that it may renew the face of the earth; show thy loving-kindness, that our land may give her increase; … Continue reading

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Waiting with Hope

I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory about to be revealed to us. For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God; for the creation was subjected to futility, not of its own will but … Continue reading

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St. Mary’s Memorial Garden

Thanks to some hard work by Ivan and Carol Bahe and Steve and Becky Herman, St. Mary’s Memorial Garden is looking lovlier than ever!  If you would like to make a donation to help complete the Memorial Garden, please speak with Rod Joyer or Donna Hanson. All Is Well Death … Continue reading

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