By Fr. Paul Shovelain Holy Spirit Moment This past Saturday evening I had a prompting to call my Grandma Kasper (my mom’s mom) and check in with her. After she answered she told me that my parents had just stopped over to bring her Holy Communion. My parents suggested that I pray the prayers over […]Read More
The Feast of the Chair of St. Peter the Apostle
By Fr. Kevin Magner In the apse of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome is a magnificent work of art by Bernini depicting the Chair of St. Peter, which is the subject of today’s feast day, the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter the Apostle. Why celebrate a chair? Good question. Well, of course, it’s […]Read More
Lent. A Time for the Light of Christ to Grow Within Us.
By Fr. Paul Shovelain Lent is upon us already! This is the time for the light of Christ to grow as we pray, fast, and give alms. Here at SJB, we desire to fan the flame of the Holy Spirit in your hearts so that the love of God would shine more brightly through you! […]Read More
By Fr. Kevin Magner This Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of Lent. There has been a lot of talk this year among the Church hierarchy about how we are to distribute ashes “safely”. Two of the ways that were suggested to give ashes this year were by sprinkling a small […]Read More
Please welcome our new Development Associate, Mary May
By Fr. Paul Shovelain As we continue to live out of a generous spirit and reflect Christ’s bright light in New Brighton, we want to nurture that light. I am excited to announce that we are doing just that with the hire of a new Development Associate, Mary May, beginning February 15th. Mary and her […]Read More