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Childcare Area Available

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A childcare area is now arranged in the Hall downstairs for parents and caregivers to take their babies who would be more comfortable in the open space. We have a monitor mounted so that caregivers can watch and listen to the Mass in church. Greeters can show you the stairwell to the Hall level. We hope […]

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 […]

Joy Rolfsen Reflects on
Jesus: A Pilgrimage

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In June 1997, Joy Rolfsen joined an archaeological dig with some University of Maryland friends in the Holy Land  at Caesarea. The group was excavating a church at an ancient port. Some of her reflections are akin to those of Fr. James Martin, SJ, in his book Jesus: A Pilgrimage.   In Jerusalem, Joy visited the Church of […]

Ed Knochelmann Reflects on
Jesus: A Pilgrimage

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Shortly after completing the last session of Mother of God’s Parish On the Same Page book club when we read James Martin, S.J.’s My Life With the Saints, I spotted an ad for Fr. Martin’s new book Jesus: A Pilgrimage.I asked myself (as did theologian Harvey Cox), “Do we need another book about Jesus?” Cox answered […]

First Phase of Sound System Upgrade Installed

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Workers have completed installing acoustic panels on the rear wall of church underneath the choir loft. This is the first phase of our sound system upgrade.   The panels were installed at the recommendation of David Walters, the acoustic engineer from Stan Roller & Associates, who is our consultant on the sound system project. “Mother of God […]

Picnic Photos Online

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There are now two albums full of photos from this year’s Parish Picnic online! Thank you to David Boyle and Pete Sketch for the photos in the album titled Scenes from Parish Picnic 2014 and to LaDawn and David Ziser for the photos in the one titled More Scenes from Parish Picnic 2014. You can […]

Business Manager Retires From “Labor of Love”

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  Thirty-five years ago, Ralph Kunkemoeller opened the doors to Mother of God Church. He stared up at the glistening golden pillars, intricate stained glass windows and oversized murals and said, “This is where I belong.”  Ralph and his wife, Gloria, have been at the parish ever since.   In 1950, Ralph and Gloria were married. “She’s […]

Syro-Malabar Rite Mass

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Please join us for the celebration of Mass in the Syro-Malabar Rite for the Solemnity of Pentecost on Saturday, June 7th at 5 pm. Father Niby Kannai, CMI who is currently serving the Diocese of Covington “on loan” from his home diocese in India will preside. The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church is one of the 22 […]

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