Posts from ‘May, 2015’

Bishop Johnston, May 31, 2015

From the Pastor’s Desk,

In the Bible, God commands the “tithe,” a designated tenth of all the possessions of the faithful to be given to Him. God wanted to teach His people that we cannot be too attached to earthly goods, but to rely on Him […]

We Are Called

“There are two ways of getting home,” wrote C.K. Chesterton in The Everlasting Man. “One of them is to stay there. The other is to walk around the whole world till we come back to the same place.” It’s difficult when someone […]


The Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau seeks qualified applicants to fill a permanent, part-time associate director position working for the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis. Applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic. Qualified individuals are required to have a Master’s degree in Religious […]


The annual Diocesan Development Fund appeal has begun. This effort is conducted in every parish of the diocese to help finance the activities and programs of the Catholic Church in southern Missouri. To date, we have $40,786.00 pledged with 152 families participating […]

Fr. Lewis Hejna, May 24, 2015

fr. lewis may 24

Fr. Lewis Hejna May 17, 2015

fr. lewis may 17

From the Pastor’s Desk,

Our loving God has given us many great gifts and among them is the gift of creating new life. Becoming a parent, whether a mother or father, is participating with God in creation. From the moment of birth every day brings a […]


This spring has been a wonderful example of God’s beauty. Look around on your way to Mass, the flowering trees, pansies, and various colorful plants. Thanks to our committee, the campus is alive and blooming. Many parishioners were not aware of our […]


Preregistration is necessary: go to and click on “registration” on the left or call your parish/school office for assistance. If you do not have access to the Internet and are unable to register Online, please call the local parish, school, or […]