Homilies and Letters

SAVE THE DATE! Social Night!

Dear Parishioners, SAVE THE DATE! The Parish Pastoral Council is planning a “social” night for adult parishioners on Saturday evening (after the 4:30pm Mass) on November 9th, 2019.  It is going to be what is called a MURDER MYSTERY DINNER!!!!  I know that seems far away, but, it will take some “planning”.  The Parish Council […]

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Corpus Christi – June 23, 2019

Corpus Christi The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ © 2019 Intro: QUESTION TIME … Congregation participation! 1. How many of you like to cook? 2. How many of you like to EAT? 3. How many of you have ever “waited on tables”? 4. How many of you eat out? Obviously, no matter who […]

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Dear Parishioners, Because of the generosity of all parishioners throughout the diocese, the Catholic Charities 2019 Appeal has raised $11,030,397.00! There were a total of 39,719 donors! Their goal was 13.5 million. The annual Appeal is not over. Anyone may contribute at any time. Call Karen Joyce at 1-800-869-6525 x1910 or visit https://www.catholiccommunity.org/ways-to-give/donate-online for additional […]

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Trinity Sunday © INTRO: My Father was called: DAD Sometimes: DADDY Or POPS My mom of course called him JOHN And He called my mom: PEACH Everybody’s got a name ……. A “given” name or a nickname! The names of GOD Is what we celebrate today! “Oh Lord our God, how wonderful your name in […]

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A SUCCESSFUL Christ on the Corner!

Dear Parishioners, What a great DAY last Saturday, June 8, 2019 was where we held our second annual CHRIST ON THE CORNER “Go out to all the world” What was this all about? It was a parish day of prayer and service to the needy in our area, ourselves included as IHM property was weeded, […]

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Thank you, Mary Murphy!

Dear Parishioners, Mary Murphy has offered herself to our parish for a little over seven years.  She has done many things for the people of this parish in regards to faith formation.  IHM has received the benefits from many “converts” now participating in the life of the parish, children being well-prepared for their sacraments, parishioners […]

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Ascension Sunday – June 2, 2019

Ascension Sunday © 2019 INTRO: a commonly used phrase these days is: “Hang in there!” How many of you have used it? Now, I cannot image the Gospel writer Luke ever saying to the early church members: “HANG IN THERE!” This just wasn’t the way people in the early church spoke! This expression actually became […]

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Congratulations Graduates!

Dear Parishioners, School’s out for summer! Graduations have taken place this past week. On Tuesday morning, we graduated 25 Kindergartners, all of which will enter our IHM 1st grade! Later that evening at 7pm we graduated 43 Eighth Graders, all of which will enter a Catholic High School. What an accomplishment for these students, each […]

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Sixth Sunday of Easter © 2019 INTRO: Let me ask a question or two…. 1. Do you BELIEVE your mom is going to pick you up after school or do you TRUST that she will? a. If you BELIEVE she will pick you up, you might still text her throughout the day to double-check ….. […]

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Some New Things on the Property!

Dear Parishioners, SOME NEW THINGS ON THE PROPERTY! Last year our school’s PAG (Parents Assistance Group) began the fundraising for a new upgraded playground. This wonderful “green and gold” activity set is now in place and usable for our school, PSR, and parish children. Of course there are multiple slides, climbing ladder and bars, and […]

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