Posts under ‘Fr. Lewis’

From the Pastor’s Desk,

This past week as school started, I greeted and watched all the eager and not so eager faces of our young people as their parents dropped them off at the door. It takes a great deal to raise good, happy, and wholesome […]

From the Pastor’s Desk,

Wednesday of this week we will celebrate the Assumption of Mary, a holy day of obligation. To understand this particular Marian celebration along with others, we must first understand the role of Sacred Tradition in the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church is […]

Fr. Joseph Stoverink, August 5, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk,

This weekend at the 11:30 Sunday Liturgy we welcome all our Diocesan Seminarians as they begin their 3 day summer gathering with our bishop. This time allows them to spend a few days together, due to the fact they are in different […]

Fr. Lewis Hejna, July 29, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk,

I have written several times on immigration, border trouble, people fleeing from their home countries out of fear. The question of immigration continues to be a growing concern here in the United States even after courts have said to reunite children with […]

Fr. Lewis Hejna, July 22, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk,

The Mass is the best expression of what it is to be a Catholic. It is the very first thing that the early Christians felt they needed to do. After Pentecost, they recalled that Jesus had instructed them to gather for the […]

Fr. Joseph Stoverink, July 15, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk,

On January 29, 2018, the age for celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Diocese of Springfield Cape Girardeau was changed. In response to the age modification and in response to the changing culture of the young people in our Church, new […]