March 2019

Fr. Terry Keehan

Lent Week 4: Prodigal

Prodigal Prodigal is defined as: Spending money or resources freely, recklessly and wastefully in an extravagant manner. We hear the parable of the Prodigal Son this weekend. The title tells us something about the younger son, but a deeper spiritual dive may generate a new title, one that captures the point or spiritual message more …

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Fr. Terry Keehan

St. Patricks Day

St. Patrick’s Day My dear, all German mother Pat used to say that there are two kinds of people: those who are Irish and those who want to be Irish. She caught so much good from the old sod heritage from my all Irish father Bill. I know that every person filled with pride about …

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First Sunday of Lent

Every year on the First Sunday of Lent, we hear the gospel reading of Jesus’ temptations.  These temptations in the wilderness are not all that different from our own. The wilderness is not so much a place as it is a situation.  Like Jesus, we are sometimes left alone with our thoughts, feelings, and actions.  …

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Fr. Terry Keehan

Spirit Of Renewal

You may be aware of the ongoing Renew My Church initiative that Cardinal Cupich has instituted which continues to be carried out in our Archdiocese. This important initiative is something that EVERY parish is asked to be a part of. There are two basic aspects to Renew My Church: ORGANIZATIONAL renewal and SPIRITUAL renewal. Many …

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