Pastoral Messages from Fr. Rick 4-22-21

No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion – From the USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities

Keep your tax dollars from going to abortion!  Sign in and sign your name….

 More information related to Respect for Life can be found on the Diocesan Respect for Life page – 

Theology of the Body Consider linking into this weekend conference/ webinar to see how a dynamic Catholic Church is reaching out to our wounded culture and world.  This easily accessible format is a great way to familiarize ourselves with some of the tools and weapons that the next few generations of Catholics will need to continue the job of building the Kingdom of God and Teaching the Nations.  Did I mention that it is FREE?  April 30 to May 2.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT Please join us for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament each Thursday afternoon from 4:00 to 5:00.  This will be a time of silent prayer which ends with benediction.

Register Today! For a free, virtual training webinar: “Being With” by Compassionate Community Care Brought to you by Respect Life Commission and Family Life Office

April 29th : 7:00pm-8:30pm   Gain the confidence to journey with those who are suffering socially, isolated, sick or dying, to renew their hope and purpose in life. With speakers Genevieve Schadenberg, Director of Compassionate Community Care, and Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.

Register here:

Please note this is not the link to join the zoom meeting.  This is the link to register. A confirmation email containing the information about joining the Zoom webinar meeting is sent after registration. They will also email the training manual and “My Story” workbook pdfs to those who register.

If you are interested in the training, but cannot attend on this date and time, it will be recorded. You must still register and a link to the recording will be emailed to you.

Thank you for the Saint Christopher Parishioners who participated in the annual Parish Clean-Up From Mary Beth Kuntz, Parish Council Pres.

“On behalf of the Saint Christopher Parish, I wish to thank Cynthia, Mark, and Natalie, Jim P., Ethan and Ethan’s father, Laura T., Mike B., Fr. Rick, and Mary and Noel for their solid work last weekend during the Saint Christopher Parish Clean Up. Doors/the sign cross/handicap spot are painted, handrails are painted, cobwebs have disappeared, leaves have been vacuumed from window wells and around the AC units, trees trimmed, and the garage has been swept. Please know we appreciate your efforts and due diligence. Additionally, a “shout out” to our resident chef extraordinaire Fr. Rick for the delicious lunch. Thank you one and all!!! ”   Marybeth K.