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From the Pastor: Come All Who Labor and Are Burdened

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Sunday, July 9, 2017 In the Gospel for this Sunday, we hear Jesus speak some of the warmest and most comforting words in the Scriptures. “Come to me, all who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble […]

Sopranos Wanted

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The Mother of God Contemporary Ensemble has two openings for sopranos/soloists to minister at the 11:30 Mass on Sunday mornings. If you are looking for a way to enrich both your musical and spiritual life — and have a lot of fun — this may be the ideal place for you. Listen to the sampling […]

Mother of God Guidebook Available in Local Bookstores

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Mother of God, Cradle of the Arts is available in local bookstores! This 240-page, full-color book, written in four languages, celebrates the 175th anniversary of our parish — one of the nation’s most beautiful and historic churches — and pays tribute to our German heritage and our Catholic faith. The book contains 273 color photos and a wealth […]

Online Giving: Your Questions Answered

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Online giving is now available to anyone – parishioner or guest – who prefers this method to manage their stewardship commitment to our church. Some of you have questions about this new donation tool. We answer them here: How do I sign up? Go to the Mother of God Church website at Click on […]

Online Giving: A Tutorial

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We’re pleased to be able to offer you the option of online giving at Mother of God Church. First, we thank you for your generosity and support of our parish. Your gift is greatly appreciated and will be used wisely in service to our mission. Second, we have partnered with, a company that offers […]

Online Giving Is Coming

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Have you ever arrived at Mass on Sunday only to realize you forgot your envelope for the weekly offering? We understand you have a busy life, and sometimes, there’s just too much to remember. That’s why Mother of God parish will be offering you the option of online giving, starting at the end of October. […]

Pilgrimage to El Salvador: Connecting in the Body of Christ

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“Why did I spend two weeks traipsing around Israel under the broiling sun to see places where a former carpenter lived and sites that he may (or may not) have visited?” James Martin asks himself at the beginning of Jesus: A Pilgrimage.  Why did Angela Casanova, Joy Rolfsen and Carol Collins immerse themselves this February […]

“Jesus a Pilgrimage”: Tanya Stager Reflects

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  Last year during Lent, I was reading Jesus a Pilgrimage to determine if we should use this book for our Parish on the Same Page. In reading the section on Jerusalem as we were preparing for Holy Week, I was captivated by the washing of the feet and the call “to activity.” I knew […]

Sound System Update: Temporary Repairs in Place

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On Sunday, Jan. 4, the sound system failed, leaving us without amplification for both Sunday Masses. We were able to make a temporary repair this past week, but the system is 26 years old, and we urgently need to move forward on replacing it. We have been working with an independent consultant to upgrade the […]

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