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Fr. Chris' Article - January 20, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 1/18/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As of the writing (and reading) of this article, hundreds of thousands of folks from all states and walks of life will have been involved in the March for Life.  Hundreds of people from the tri-state will have participated as well.  Both the ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - January 13, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 1/11/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, If you have paid attention at all to local news the last few weeks, you’ve probably heard of the “Drag Queen Story Hour” that is scheduled for the 23rd February at the Northside Library. The event is at 10 am. The Southwest Indiana ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - January 6, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 1/04/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Happy Epiphany of the Lord! I want to begin by thanking everyone who so thoughtfully and generously included me in your Christmas card lists, and for all of your expressions of appreciation. I also especially appreciate your prayers and well wishes for this ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - December 30, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 12/27/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I pray that Christ’s Peace was upon you through the Christmas festivities!  May the grace of the newborn Christ come upon you and your family, both nuclear and extended. To this end, since we celebrate the Holy Family on this day, I think ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - December 23, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 12/21/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I pray that all of you have had a great and peaceful Advent, and that Christmas has/will be joyful and prayerful. In concluding the season of Advent and celebrating the Nativity of Our Lord, I simply want to offer this beautiful and profound ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - December 16, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 12/14/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This week we celebrated the great feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. I have written about this a couple of times before, so I will refrain from telling the story over again. If you are unfamiliar with the story of the apparition there ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - December 9, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 12/07/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As I mentioned last Sunday during the Masses, we have switched over to a different missal/hymnal for use during the Sunday Mass.  I was most pleased with the response of many people with regards to singing and participation.  Despite the fact that it ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - December 2, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 11/30/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We have just crossed the threshold of a new Church year, and today are embarking into the season of Advent.  Once again, this season is marked as a time of preparation for the coming of the Incarnate God into the world. It always ... Read More »

Deacon Dave - November 25, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 11/20/18

St. John the Evangelist Parish, Daylight - Farewell

Dear Friends, Over the past several years, it has been an amazing privilege and joy for Chris and me to be part of and to serve this great Catholic community of St. John the Evangelist. We now have come to the ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - November 18, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 11/16/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As you are well aware by now, since August of this year we have had the privilege of having a new house of formation for young men discerning priesthood in our diocese. The Father Deydier House of Discernment at the Sacred Heart campus ... Read More »