Browsing the June 2018 archive of Fr. Chris' Article

Deacon Dave Article - July 1, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 6/29/18

Liturgical Colors at Mass and Other Musings about the GIRM Recently, I was asked about the color of the altar coverings and the vestments being worn by Fr. Chris and me for the Sunday Mass. In other settings such as RCIA formation, it has been my experience that people ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - June 24, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 6/22/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This past week we had a wonderful and inspiring time at St. John’s with the Vacation Bible School. This is always an exciting time for children and adults alike, and it is a wonderful opportunity for all of us to grow more deeply ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - June 17, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 6/15/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Last week I gave a small reflection on the priesthood.  This is a great segue into a very joyful bit of news that will soon be common knowledge in the diocese.  People in our many parishes have been praying for years for we ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - June 10, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 6/08/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Last week I celebrated 10 years of priesthood. It all went so quickly! I wanted to take the opportunity to profoundly thank all of you for your immense well-wishes, generosity, and most especially for your prayers for me. I was most humbled by ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - June 3, 2018

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 6/01/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Last week, the traditionally very Catholic nation of the Republic of Ireland voted overwhelmingly in a referendum to remove their 8th amendment from their national constitution. This amendment was added in 1983, and was meant to be a bulwark against legalized abortion in ... Read More »