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 CHRISM MASS 2019

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Call to Continuing Conversion and Rite of Election 2019

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    The Dead Sea Scrolls series

 

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Diocese offered challenge grant

to support seminarian education

Give a dollar, get a dollar. The Catholic Diocese of Dodge City is partnering with Catholic Extension Society to offering a giving opportunity for the people of southwest Kansas.
The United States Catholic Extension office recently proposed a challenge grant of $50,000 to a limited number of mission dioceses, if they can match fund raising efforts dollar for dollar.
In other words, in order to receive the grant, the Diocese of Dodge City would have to also raise $50,000. The grant money would be placed in a new endowment only for seminary education within the Diocese of Dodge City, to be used for current and future seminarians. The diocese completed the spring semester with three seminarians: Tylan Ricketts, Juan Salas, and Jacob Schneider. Education for each seminarian costs the diocese approximately $33,000 per year. “The grants offered by Catholic Extension are very competitive, and we wanted Catholic Extension to know we are serious about supporting our seminarians,” according to Director of Stewardship, Eric Haselhorst. Counting on the generosity of the people of southwest Kansas, the diocese will raise $150,000, in order to receive the grant of $50,000.
The deadline is Dec. 31, 2012. Haselhorst noted that grant rules indicate gifts must be in amounts of at least $1,000, and suggested that groups can join together to raise smaller increments that add up to the $1,000 donation.
According to the grant rules, the $200,000 must be placed in an endowment, allowing the interest to be of financial support to seminary education. People will be able to continue donating to the endowment long into the future, creating a nest egg for future seminarians.
Priestly ordinations are a strong focus of Bishop John Brungardt:
“It’s imperative that we support our seminarians. We must pray always that they will feel the love of our Compassionate Lord and of the people of God whom they will one day serve. We must also support them in this endeavor by providing financial help as we are able.”
Catholic Extension provides funding and resources to under-resourced dioceses and parishes in the United States through programs and services investing in people, infrastructure and ministries. This support is given based on need, passion and commitment to the growth of the Catholic faith. Since 1905, Catholic Extension has distributed nearly $500 million to communities across America.
To make a donation, send a check made out to the Diocese of Dodge City to: Seminary Endowment Challenge, c/o Eric Haselhorst, P.O. Box 137, Dodge City, Kansas, 67801, call Eric at (620) 227-1537, or, you can donate electronically by going to www.dcdiocese.org/development

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Sept. 16, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: 2018 Golf Classic; student athletes; physically challenged; Leonard Stegman; Lesson in forgiveness; Sending us on a mission

Sept. 2, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Priest crisis; Scandal; Opioid addictions; Seeds of Suicide; Leightons; St. Anne; Vincke; seminarians; Dominican Sisters; Stewardship Conference; Dead Sea Scrolls; PSR programs; Roe V. Wade

 

August 12, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Prayer and Action; Totus Tuus; Janee Bernal; Diana Ramirez; Heidy Ramirez; Bishop Gilmore honored for 20 years ministry; suicide; contraception and abortion; Dead Sea Scrolls; Humanae Vitae; certification in youth ministry; Chuck Weber; Cathedral rectory chapel; Sister Viola Heichelbech; Adam Urban

July 15, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Immigration Protest/Rally; Faith and Light Fiesta; Seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls; Corpus Christi procession; Prayers for priests; Sisters turn 100; Michael Brungardt; Gerald Vincke; Massacre in San Salvador; Action for Alex 

 

June 3, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Parish Pray for Priestly Vocations; Appeal reaches $10 million; Gangs; Seminarians; Pam Willis; Why I like being a priest; Happy Father's Day; Patricia Lujan; Tyler and Rachel Bennett; Adoption Protection Act.

May 20, 2018
KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Track meet; Beloved Sinners; Benjamin Martin retires; Smiles; Future of Fortune Telling; Hoisington mission; DofI; Getting Equipped; Spring Social; First Communion; Confirmation
KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Track meet; Beloved Sinners; Benjamin Martin retires; Smiles; Future of Fortune Telling; Hoisington mission; DofI; Getting Equipped; Spring Social; First Communion; Confirmation

May 6, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Archbishop Romero; Seeing, Touching, Tasting; Exhortation; Father Patrick Conroy; Happy Mother's Day; A child on your doorstep; Vibrant Ministries Grant; From the heart of a young father; Love Gives Life; Roman Holiday; Smartphone; retirement
Fossil Hunting

 

April 15, 2018

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Easter Vigil; Angelica Village; Colorado woman; The art of anger; Cimarron Couple; Staats; Adoption; 

Father Ultan Murphy anniversary; Coughlan; Spiritual Advisor to Hoodlums; Woman of Courage; Oration contest; Darcy Feist  

 

April 1, 2018

 

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Defending Adoption; Led by the Spirit; Knights; ABC Pregnancy Center;
Memorial of Mary; Homeless; Relics; Down syndrome abortion; Chrism Mass

 

March 18, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: SKYAC; Aleksandr Men; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; Uganda; School for deaf; Rannah Evetts; Oberle; Rachel and Doug Trombley; Oscar Romero; Paul VI; DACA

 

 

March 4, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Fasting for priestly vocations; Father Juan; Fasting and prayer;
Quest Weekend 2018; DACA; With God, anything is possible; Homelessness in our communities; Rhubarb, Kansas;
What's the point of fasting; Rite of Election; same-sex couples

 

Feb. 18, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Catholic Schools Week; Rachel Doll; Ellinwood; Great Bend; Garden City; Ness City; Dodge City; Sister Rita Schwarzenberger; Nigeria; Bishop Hermes; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; World Day for Consecrated Life; 50th Anniversary St. Dominic School; What will life be like in 50 years?

 

 

Feb. 4, 2018

 

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: March for Life; Tracy and Ross Smith; Adoption; Vibrant Ministries; Faith and Light;
Pro-Life; Mortal sin to discard elderly; DACA; Abortion; Dreamers; Human Trafficking

 

Jan. 21, 2018

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Louise Korbe; Anne Frank; Miep Gies; Home Heat; Father Solanus

 

Jan. 7, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Good news and kingdom living; dreamers; Sister Teresa Orozco; Infant Adoption; Elderly; a moral conundrum; seminarian; feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

 

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