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 CHRISM MASS 2019

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A parish bands together

St. John youth come to rescue of two elderly women

By DAVID MYERS
Southwest Kansas Register

ST. JOHN -- “There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends,” but helping them move comes a close second.
Young parishioners of St. John Parish were not only up to the task, but offered their services freely and willingly to two women whom they had never met.
“When our mission is to grow in service to our community and beyond, a solution is not far away,” said Sister Catherine Therese Paulie, CSJ, parish life coordinator for St. John.
It all happened very quickly. Sister Catherine learned of two women who needed help moving from St. John to Stafford, and made an announcement at the end of Mass. The youth and several adults went from Mass, to lunch in the parish center served by the Knights of Columbus, and then directly to the home of the women to begin moving.
“It was not only a great opportunity for a community service project for our [confirmation class], but for our parish as well,” said Jarrod Taylor, whose wife, Michelle, and four children, ranging in age from 7 to 14, also volunteered.  “We had several adults from the parish who chipped in trailers, trucks, and their manpower. We went out at 1 p.m. and finished by 3. After that we all went and had ice creams sodas. It was a great day of community service and fellowship. It was a very worthwhile project.”
Julia Taylor, 14, is studying for her confirmation.
“It felt really good,” she said. “I knew that without our help, they wouldn’t have been able to move. I helped carry boxes to the truck, and then we drove to Stafford and helped unload it.”  
She didn’t know either of the women that they helped that day.
“They were grateful,” Julia said. When asked if she would like to be of service to others in the future, the St. John High School student replied, “Of course. It’s such a great feeling.”
Among the youth who volunteered were (photo on Page 1): Itzel Garcia, Miranda Garner, Torre Fisher, Paige Doran, Julia Taylor, Damian Rios, Jordan Taylor, Rogelio Loya, Eddy Ibarra, Luke Mercer, (front row) Joslyn Taylor and Jace Taylor.
“The Knights of Columbus provided a hearty brunch,” Sister Catherine said. “Additional adult volunteers from the parish came to give support and muscle power: Chris and Amanda Staub, Tom, Sabrena and Bryce Garner, Jarrod and Michelle Taylor, Todd Meyer. and Kevin Davis.”         
“Sister Catherine did a beautiful job,” Jarrod said. “She got up after church and tied the project into the Gospel that Sunday. She did a great job rallying the troops. Hats off to Sister.”

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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
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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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