Posts from ‘May, 2016’

Fr. Lewis Hejna, May 22, 2016

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From the Pastor’s Desk,

On Tuesday of this past week I quietly celebrated my 35th anniversary to the Priesthood. I have often thought how blessed I am with my priesthood. In reflecting back over these thirty five years there have been many joys and sorrows. But […]


The Rite of Reception and Mass of Installation for The Most Rev. Edward Matthew Rice as the seventh Bishop of the Springfield-Cape Girardeau will be held at 2:00pm, Wednesday, June 1, 2016, the Memorial of St. Justin, Martyr, in St. Elizabeth Ann […]


The Diocesan Development Fund is vital to the life of the church in Southern Missouri. Please complete and return your DDF Pledge cards as soon as possible if you have not done so already. Our parish goal is $93,453.00 with 310 families […]


You may want to write June 20 on your calendar if you’d like to see “The Shroud of Turin” DVD. It’s a documentary narrated by Russ Breault, who participated in an in-depth investigation attempting to determine the authenticity of the Shroud, which […]

Parish Picnic

Sunday, June 5 after 5:00pm Mass To make this event the success it has always been we are in need of many helpers! Please consider volunteering to help with setup, serving, and/or cleanup. If you are interested in helping call Katherine at […]

Fr. Lewis Hejna, May 15, 2016 Pentecost

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From the Seminarian’s Desk,

The month of May signals the end of the school year, and brings about a time called summer. For myself especially, it has been a whirlwind year. Filled with many tests, new teachers, and higher expectations placed on my shoulders. It’s been […]


Maybe I’m finally starting to get the hang of it …. Eucharistic Adoration, that is. I’ve always known and understood what a great blessing and privilege it is to be in God’s real presence, but I’ve just not done it on a […]


We are in the process of taking nominations for Parish Council. If you are interested in serving on the Council or know someone you think would make a good Council nominee please call Katherine Wilkerson at 234-6692 by May 25th. Prospective candidates […]