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Sign Up Now: Mass and Meal Events Bring Our BOLD FUTURE Up Close and Personal

Posted by Jim Thorp

Want to know more about our plans for expansion? Join us for a Mass and Meal at the historic church (unless otherwise noted) to take a closer look and get your questions answered firsthand. Eight spots are available for each intimate gathering. The dates are as follows—please RSVP so ... Read More »

40-for-40: Fr. Park's Birthday Mass Crushes Fundraising Goal

Posted by Jim Thorp

Howdy, friends,

Thank you all for your 40th birthday wishes and your generosity in helping me to raise at least $40,000 for my birthday Mass on Friday, February 5. As of Tuesday afternoon, 40-for-40 had raised more than $65,000 for our BOLD FUTURE Campaign, and donations were still coming ... Read More »

January 2021 Issue of DISCIPLE: Staying Catholic in College and More!

Posted by Jim Thorp

Note: This is the lead article from the January issue of the DISCIPLE newsletter, online now.

In many U.S. parishes, young Catholics are confirmed in high-school and never look back. They are done with formation, rarely attend Mass, and may not even think about their faith again unless they ... Read More »

Catholic Schools Week: Adoration for Vocations

Posted by Jim Thorp

To celebrate vocations during Catholic Schools Week, students will be going to Adoration this Friday morning at the Historic Church.  We invite our families to be present for Adoration from 10:30 AM to 2 PM to pray for our students and staff.  Sign up online for one half-hour slot ... Read More »

Fr. Joe Takes on Leadership Role at St. Albert

Posted by Jim Thorp

Fr. Joseph Zabinski has been named the parochial administrator for the Church of St. Albert by Archbishop Bernard Hebda, effective February 8.

This new role gives Fr. Joe pastoral authority and responsibility for St. Albert. Fr. Brian Park will be full-time now as the pastor of St. Michael Catholic ... Read More »

40-FOR-40: Celebrate Fr. Park’s Birthday and Support the Campaign on February 5

Posted by Jim Thorp

Fr. Brian Park’s 40th birthday is around the corner, and he has a challenge for all parishioners: To raise at least $40,000 above and beyond any current three-year pledges for the BOLD FUTURE Campaign at a special birthday Mass on Friday, February 5, at 7 PM. Celebrate in Person. ... Read More »

Consecration to St. Joseph This Lent

Posted by Jim Thorp

During this year of St. Joseph, Fr. Brian Park will be leading a group for those interested in doing a Consecration to St. Joseph, using the book Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father by Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC. The first meeting will be Sunday, February ... Read More »

Vocations Night Video Online Now

Posted by Jim Thorp

In case you missed it: Sr. Mary Angela and Sr. Theresa Rose of the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus, as well as seminarian Christopher Yanta, speak to teens and young adults about religious life and discerning their vocations. Check it out below!

BOLD FUTURE Campaign Question: Why Build a Gymnasium?

Posted by Jim Thorp

Our initial BOLD FUTURE Campaign fundraising goal of $8M and expansion plans include a full-size gymnasium. Since we would need raise at least an additional $4M ($12M total) to think seriously about moving St. Michael Catholic School (StMCS) to Frankfort Parkway, you might wonder why we are building a ... Read More »

Advent Issue of DISCIPLE: 2020 in Review

Posted by Jim Thorp

Consider it all joy, my brothers, when you encounter various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. And let perseverance be perfect, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. – James 1:2-4 It has been a year like no other ... Read More »