Posts under ‘Fr. Lewis’

Fr. Lewis Hejna, May 20, 2018 Pentecost Sunday

From the Pastor’s Desk,

This weekend we are celebrating Trinity Sunday. The origins of the celebration of Trinity Sunday go all the way back to the fourth century. Arius, a Catholic priest, believed that Jesus Christ was a created being rather than God, resulting in one […]

Fr. Joeseph Stoverink, May 13, 2018

Fr. Joeseph Stoverink, May 6, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk,

This week has been a week of celebrations. On Tuesday evening we celebrated the 8th grade St. Agnes Graduation Mass. As those young people walked into the Church for the last time as a class, they will never be the same. A […]

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 […]

From the Pastor’s Desk,

The Second Vatican Council called the Eucharist, “the source and summit of the Christian life.” The Eucharist strengthens the Church to be Christ’s Body in the world. Eucharist means “thanksgiving.” As Jesus gave thanks at the Last Supper, we give thanks in […]

Fr. Joseph Stoverink, April 22, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk,

On March 22 here at St. Agnes between 125 and 150 men from all walks of life and ages came for the first-ever Catholic Man Night. Bishop Rice began the evening with Man, concelebrated by area priests and deacons. The night continued […]

From the Pastor’s Desk,

During the Emerald Evening fund raiser this past Saturday the new Director of the Catholic School System of Springfield, was announced and introduced. She is Sr. Cecilia Ann Rezac MS from the Diocese of Lincoln Nebraska. The religious order to which she […]