Browsing the September 2019 archive of Fr. Chris' Article

Fr. Chris' Article - September 29, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 9/27/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As many may be aware, we have once again begun the adult religious education sessions here at St. John’s. These began last Sunday as we entered once again into Stephen Ray’s Footprints of God series. Those who participated last year might recall that ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - September 22, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 9/20/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, For the past several months, here at St. John’s there have been monthly “healing Masses” on Wednesday nights, with the normal Wednesday evening Mass being followed immediately by a healing service. What does this entail, exactly?  Usually we have two groups of two ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - September 15, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 9/13/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, By the time anyone reads this, I’ll already be back from my pilgrimage in Assisi, Italy. This is of course the birthplace of several saints, most famously Francis and Clare. As I believe I’ve mentioned before, the image of these great Franciscan saints ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - September 8, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 9/06/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I wanted to take the opportunity this weekend to speak to a question that I have frequently received concerning the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass.  In particular, there are questions concerning why we are not currently receiving the Eucharist under the form ... Read More »