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Called Forth

August 18, 2022 Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John’s, As we make it past the halfway point of August, we are beginning to see teachers and students preparing for the new year of school. It is an exciting time as recent high school graduates take the next step in their life and head off […]

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Called Forth

August 11, 2022 Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John’s, “Run with your eyes on Christ!” These words are on the front of my racing shirts, which are a paraphrase of the beginning of our second reading at Mass this weekend, Hebrews 12:1-2 “Brothers and sisters, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of […]

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Called Forth

August 4, 2022 Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John’s, “Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and the evidence of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1-2). St. Paul defines what the theological virtue of faith is in this important scripture passage. Faith is having confidence in God’s Providence and trusting in Him, even when we do […]

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Restored to Life to be Called Forth

July 28, 2022 Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John’s, This past week I was blessed to be able to spend this past week with my family. It included a combine demo derby at the Wright County Fair, Fishing on Lake Superior, daily Mass together, praying the rosary together, and many other fun activities. I am very […]

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Restored to Life to be Called Forth

July 21, 2022 Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John’s, It was wonderful celebrating our parish’s 120th anniversary this past weekend with all of you. Even though I have only been part of the parish for 6 years, I feel much at home here and strengthened by the powerful presence of Christ encountered here. We had over 1700 […]

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