Father Terry’s Weekly Bulletin Articles


You Are Not Alone In Your Grief | 11/12/17

     On Friday, November 22, 1963 I was sick and had to stay home from school; nothing serious, just a day at home with a slight temperature. Around 12:30 I Read more…

Kristen & Terry

Gratitude, Reconciliation and Support | 11/5/17

Every year at this time the Archdiocese of Chicago honors parishioners who give of themselves and their talents to serve in parish ministries across entire Archdiocese.  These honors come in Read more…

Gods Love

Two Greatest Commandments – and a Fond Farewell | 10/29/17

As you probably have noticed, I really like Rock N’ Roll music. As Chicago radio personality Bob Stroud says, “Rock N’ Roll and popular music is the sound track of Read more…

Starbucks

Annual Stewardship Report | 10/22/17

Over the past several weeks we have heard parables from the Gospel of Matthew with many messages and morals encouraging the original hearers, and us, to care for the kingdom Read more…

Unity Among Christians in Eucharist

Unity, Hope and Innocence | 10/15/17

We are guided by two (if not many more) powerful images of the banquet in this weekend’s scriptures.  First, from chapter 25 of the prophet Isaiah who proclaims, “On that Read more…

Respect Life 2015

October is Respect Life Month | 10/8/17

We reflect this weekend as a Holy Family, as a Faith Community that “We are in this together,” in the wake of another horrific national tragedy, this time in Las Read more…

Three Principals

Congratulations Holy Family Academy! | 10/1/17

Several months ago we introduced our year-long reNew theme along with the saying, “We are in this together.” We have invoked this saying many times over the last several months Read more…

True Service | 9/24/17

Wow! What a week. We have been planning Fall Fest and Hops on the Vine for many months and we celebrated so well on Friday and Saturday. Thanks to everyone Read more…

Magun Principium at Holy Family | 9/17/17

Many criticize the Catholic Church because it doesn’t “…change with the times.” I can see how people say this, because they don’t perceive many church changes in 50-75 or 100 Read more…

Where is God in Disasters

God’s Wisdom in Current Events | 9/10/17

In the wake of Labor Day (the “unofficial” end of summer), Hurricane Harvey, nuclear scares from North Korea and the onset of Hurricane Irma, we have much to reflect on. Read more…