Seven new members were received into Full Communion of the Catholic Church on September 18, receiving the sacraments of Confirmation and Holy Eucharist. Left to right (back row): Terry Wilson, sponsor Beverly Frein; Jim Fuhrman, sponsor Allie Pawlow; Father John; Janet Fuhrman, sponsor Karlye Keil; sponsor Terry Blair, Jeremy Eades; Elizabeth Steele, sponsor Joyce Reyes; RCIA member Pat Ellis; Deacon Jim; and Deacon Jimmy. Left to right (front row): Deacon Ron, sponsor Nancy Jackson, Phyllis Davis; and Sheri Fuhrman, sponsor Jack Pawlow.
The Parish celebrated Father John’s Birthday with the presentation of a framed print of the Adoration of the Maji by Italian artist Gentile da Fabriano and a special blessing at 4:30 pm Mass on September 10. It was followed by a reception in Morris Hall. Father was greeted with “Father John Fans” and an overflow crowd. The Parish Staff provided a buffet and cake. Go to the Gallery for more photos. (Click on About tab at top of page, the Galleries)
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...
The annual anniversary Mass and Brunch for couples married 25 years or more was held on Sunday, August 14. To view the photo gallery at click on the following: http://saintspeter-paul.org/gallery/anniversary-mass-and-brunch/
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/
Work continues on our addition as contractors dig a BIG hole. The old parish office was demolished on June 14.