Posts under ‘Fr. Lewis’

Fr. Lewis Hejna, October 14, 2018

From The Pastor’s Desk

Being an associate pastor was fun those first years because I did not have to make major decisions, the pastor did that. After being a pastor for 31 years I sometimes look back and say to myself, it would be nice being […]

SCHS THEATER PRESENTS… LES MISERABLES

The Fall Production of Les Miserables will be performed on November 8th, 9th, 10th (7:00pm) & 11th (2:00pm matinee) in the O’Reilly Theater at Springfield Catholic High School. Come and support the students’ hard work! Tickets are now available.

From The Pastor’s Desk

My classes on the Church Councils, beginning with the First Council of Jerusalem and ending with Vatican II concluded last Sunday. I presented an overview of the Councils and how the Church dealt with our teachings and doctrines. It is so important […]

From The Pastor’s Desk

I am not sure that we as Catholic Christians really understand how blessed we truly are with all of our liturgies. We belong to God’s “church” which can trace itself back to the founding apostles. We celebrate God’s love in a ritual […]

From The Pastor’s Desk

Tuesday evening, Sept.11, Fr. Joseph gave a presentation to the parents of our young people who are beginning their preparation for receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time. Parents are the first teachers of their children in the practice of […]

From The Pastor’s Desk

Fall is in the air, schools have begun, fall sports already have their first players on crutches, and the political ads are filling the television screens. With all this active comes a lot of communication, and not all of it is good. […]

From the Pastor’s Desk,

This past Monday we celebrated Labor Day. Sometimes we lose sight of why we have a “free” day from our normal jobs. Just to remind us, we were celebrating all people who work, making this country the greatest nation on earth. It […]

Bishop Edward Rice, September 2, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk,

This past Sunday we held our registration meeting for those in high school seeking to be confirmed. Over the past years the Bishop along with pastors and those working with confirmation have been studying the sacrament and also what other dioceses have […]