Entries for April 2016

Am I Homeless?
By Father Bob Kraig     A number of our teens from our parish life-teen group had their annual cardboard campout last weekend.  Their cardboard campout consists in: -the teens building their own sleeping shelter out of cardboard boxes; -Collecting donations from parishioners after all the masses for the homeless; -slee...

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53rd Annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations
By Father Bob Kraig     This past Sunday (April 17) we celebrated the 53rd Annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations.  Regarding that day I offer the following thoughts: 1. It is my prayer that Christians everywhere realize there is something special about being called by God to bring His love and forgiveness to...

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Flowers – Alive or Not Alive?
By Father Bob Kraig    I remember a few years ago when our housekeeper told me she had brought a plant in my office back to life.  My response to her was: ‘What plant?’ For one who doesn’t know a tulip from a rose from a daffodil from a geranium I surprised myself on the Sunday after Easter.  ...

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We All Need God's Grace
By Father Bob Kraig     On Saturday, April 2, Bishop Roger Griess administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to 124 eighth graders here at Saint John Neumann.  As he was confirming, anointing with oil and extending the sign of peace to the confirmandi I let my mind wander back to my own confirmation at Holy Name P...

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