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Information and Sermons

Information and Sermons

God Bless You, Debbie

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

“Life is changed, not ended….” And while there is finality in death that cannot bedenied for those left behind, therein also is the root of Christian hope, “a hopethat does not disappoint.” (Romans 5:5)It is with great sorrow and sadness that we announce the death of our belovedformer parish ... Read More »

Imitation of Christ, 30th Sunday

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

My neighbor’s two-year old son carries around Sheriff Woody. Just try taking Woody away from him. How often is Marlon Brando mentioned by actors as a model. Either to meet his standards or surpass them?

How many saints looked to Jesus Christ as a model. Meeting his standards may ... Read More »

Unspoken But Felt Words

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

Here are two words you’ve never used in sentences your entire life. You’ve surely felt and experienced them but never having them leave your lips. They are St. Paul words. “Yearning and groaning.”  Today it’s the tension between Caesar’s tax and giving to God what belongs to God. Jesus ... Read More »

Opening Gifts

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

"A feast of rich food and choice wines" may very well be the hopeful thoughts of those on dialysis three times a week."On this mountain, he will destroy the veil that veils all peoples," may very well be the revelation that you do not know everything about everything just ... Read More »

Krause Funeral Home Planning Seminar

Posted by Jon Gabik

St. Catherine is hosting Krause Funeral Home’s Planning Ahead Seminar on Tuesday, October 20, at 1:00 PM at their location on Brown Deer Road … it will include a boxed lunch!

Click here to see the flyer that will be in this weekend's bulletin for more information and how to RSVP.

God’s Vine and Us

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

It’s a “vineyard” weekend in the Catholic Church. It’s a striking image describing our connections and relationships with each other. Now, many of us don’t know that much about vineyards unless you live in River Hills. 

Isaiah tells us to “sing” of a vineyard. I don’t know a vineyard ... Read More »

Northwest Catholic Zoom Prayer Service

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

Fr. Joe presents a prayer service for our children featuring "The Good Samaritan."  Click anywhere on the text to view the YouTube video .

“Seven?” Wrong

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

Peter thought he had the best answer to impress the man Jesus. In the public school, he’d tell his friend, “I got this.” In a Catholic school years ago, he’d wave his hand saying, “Sisster, Sisster! It’s 7!” He thought to himself, well, there’s 7 of them in a ... Read More »

“Magic” Sacramental “Moments”

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

(Perry Como sings, “Magic Moments”)

Who’s the singer? That song was Burt Bacharach’s fist big hit. “When two hearts beat are caring,” is truly magical.

It’s even more natural for us to look for a “magic moment” in religion. We can call them miracles or spiritual times that changes ... Read More »

The Joy of Life

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

Take your pick and choose which one is divine. Silly, humorous, comedic, happy, playful, or joy? You have six to choose from but unlike my Sunday sermon last week there’s not seven but six. So, take your pick.

It’s the sixth of my list, joy. Joy is heaven given ... Read More »