Missionary Asks Us to Join in Healing Rwanda Wounds

On the weekend of August 27-28 missionary Father Denis Kiyenje visited our parish and asked us to join him in the Church’s mission in Rwanda—to help rebuild the country through forgiveness, reconciliation and love. In addition to sharing our financial resources, he asked for our ongoing prayers to help heal the deep wounds left by the killing over of one million Rwandans in 1994. Although it has been more than 20 years, Father Denis says the wounds are deep. “Rwanda is challenged still today.  It is hard to forgive.  But the Church is trying to uplift the whole country.” He...

Totus Tuus

Totus Tuus Success was Parish Effort Thanks to everyone who volunteered as helpers, made donations, fixed meals, came to the potluck, offered your home as a place to stay, hosted the fellowship night and led the campers in the celebration of Mass and Reconciliation. Thanks to the participating campers and their families. The success of the camp would not have been possible without all of you!  Check out the photo gallery at http://saintspeter-paul.org/gallery/totus-tuus/  

Try Out FORMED–The Catholic Faith on Demand

Our parish has the opportunity to try out a digital gateway to high-quality Catholic content, video studies, movies, eBooks and audio presentations from some of the best and most trusted Catholic presenters, authors and producers. It is called FORMED.  Ss. Peter and Paul has made arrangements to a special trial period for the month of May only. So check it out at https://formed.org.  In the upper right-hand corner click on LOGIN, then when prompted enter Email/username:  demo@formed.org and Password:   Mary 2016. Send your feedback to Deacon Jimmy at jghiglione@saintspeter-paul.org or call the parish office at 345-4343 so that we can make...

Employment Opportunity: Parish Administrative Assistant

With the upcoming retirement of Ellen Bednara, Ss. Peter and Paul Parish has an open position for a full-time Parish Administrative Assistant. The responsibilities include scheduling liturgy ministers including servers, communion ministers and lectors; coordinating funeral details with the pastor and ministries, scheduling Mass requests; and keeping parishioner information up-to-date. In addition the position handles office visitors, phones and mail and other administrative duties.  The position reports to the pastor. The candidate should have 2-5 years of experience in handling administrative duties in a professional environment and a willingness to work as a collaborative team member in a dynamic...

Groundbreaking and Blessing Held for New Construction

Bishop Thomas John Paprocki joined our parish on April 24 to celebrate the groundbreaking for our new Gathering Space/Office/Fellowship Hall building. He was joined by Father John Beveridge; the project’s contractor Scott Plocher, Plocher Construction; Dan Hufrord and Craig Rednour of Hurford Architects; the parish Master Plan Committee and about 50 parishioners. Bishop Paprocki led the Blessing for the building and for all those involved in its planning and construction and those will gather there in the future. He said that this is more than a building; it’s about the people who are part of it. Father John said...