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Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 1/28/13

Didn’t catch Fr. Thompson’s homily on January 20th? Have no fear; it’s on our website homepage! On the right side, look under “Sunday Homilies” and listen to his homily during 10:00 Mass on January 20. Then remember to pick up your stewardship packet to save us mailing costs; and ... Read More »

Bad Weather and Mass

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 1/26/13

Several people have asked me about what to do if they can’t make it to Mass because of bad weather. First, let me say that we never cancel weekend Mass because of weather. Even if only the priest and one other brave soul show up, we’ll have Mass. The ... Read More »

Lenten Scripture Study

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 1/24/13

Sign up now for Lenten Scripture Study!  Loyola’s Six Weeks with the Bible discussion groups begin Tuesday, February 12 and Thursday, February 14.  Each group of 10-12 adults meets weekly for one-and-a-half hours for six weeks.

For these sessions, groups will discuss the book The Psalms: An Invitation to ... Read More »

2013 Stewardship Packets

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 1/18/13

Please stop by Pius Hall after all liturgies on January 19th and 20th to pick up your Stewardship Packets.  Enjoy refreshments!  Help us save on the cost of mailing your packets.

Ash Wednesday Ministers

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 1/17/13

Ash Wednesday is February 13, which will be here before we know it!  It’s not too early to sign up as a liturgical minister.  Please contact Sandra Pickart with which ministry and time you’re interested in.

6:30 a.m. – Mass

EMs to help with communion and also distribute ashes – ... Read More »

New Year's Resolution

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 1/11/13

Was your New Year’s resolution to pray more? Here are a couple websites that can help.


Ushers, Ushers, Ushers...

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 12/05/12

Of all our liturgical ministries, ushering is the one where we struggle the most to find enough people to cover all the openings. Anyone, male or female, age 13 or older, is welcome to be trained as an usher. Now is a great time to begin, so you’re ready ... Read More »

The Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 12/04/12

December 8th is The Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Many people – Catholics included – mistakenly think that this is a celebration of the day the angel Gabriel visited Mary and Jesus was conceived in her womb. Actually, however, today’s solemnity celebrates the Immaculate ... Read More »

First Sunday of Advent is December 2

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 11/27/12

The readings for this weekend are at

A little background on the First Reading: In the memory of Israel and Judah, their early king David had set the standards for all later kings. The people thought their national fortunes rose and fell with the virtue of their kings. ... Read More »

Advent Tea & Treats

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 11/21/12

Bring your favorite mug on Sunday, December 9th 3:00 - 5:00 pm We'll provide an assortment of teas and cocoa Have Christmas items you are not using? Bring them along for a "Holiday Swap" Bring one or more Christmas items in good condition and take "new" items home with ... Read More »