February 16, 2023 Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John’s, Love our enemies? Really?! That’s a ridiculously difficult request. Yet, Jesus Christ not only calls us forth to that in our Gospel this weekend, but we see Him model that request for us. He loves and forgives Judas, Peter, the Pharisees, the Sadducees, the soldiers who […]Read More
Called Forth – February 9, 2023
February 9, 2023 Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John’s, I am now eight months into the priesthood and it has been a great joy to experience of various activities a priest does throughout the year. This past week I got to experience my first Catholic School’s Week, where we highlighted the work we do […]Read More
Called Forth on the Feast of the Presentation!
February 2, 2023 Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John’s, Today is the last day to have your Christmas decorations up as we celebrate the 40 days after Christmas and the Presentation in the Temple! Tomorrow is the feast of St. Blaise and we will have the blessing of throats at Mass. Join us as we ask […]Read More
January 26, 2023 Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John’s, Please join me in protecting life by contacting your state senator and encouraging them to oppose the PRO Act. Our most vulnerable sisters and brothers need our help RIGHT NOW. The Minnesota Senate is expected to vote very soon on what’s called the “PRO Act.” Essentially, […]Read More
Called Forth to Build a Culture of Life
January 19, 2023 Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John’s, We had a wonderful women’s retreat this past weekend that was truly led by the Holy Spirit! There are several instances throughout the retreat that it was clearly not a coincidence but a God-incidence! I look forward to seeing how the Lord will continue to […]Read More