Mass setting for ordinary time

Mary C. Weaver Music, Music for Mass, Parish News

On Monday, January 11, the Church returns to ordinary time, although we’ll spend only a short time there since Ash Wednesday—the start of Lent—falls on February 17. During ordinary time we’ll sing the Mass setting, or “ordinary” (Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei, etc.), our parish has been using for more than 10 years. This setting is all in English, with …

Holy Ghost Prepares 600 Meals for the Homeless

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News 1 Comment

Feeding the poor, giving drink to the thirsty and sheltering the homeless are three of the Corporal Works of Mercy that members of Holy Ghost take seriously. What has become an annual tradition at Holy Ghost was particularly important to our homeless and less fortunate neighbors this Christmas as the freezing weather is particularly hard on those who have no place …

FORMED: A Gift for YOU from Holy Ghost

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

The clergy and staff of Holy Ghost have a special Christmas gift for you. A FREE subscription to FORMED, offering hundreds of quality Catholic video productions! From the Augustine Institute, FORMED has amazing programing for the whole family, in both English AND Spanish. Click to sign-up today and start watching immediately! Wishing you a Blessed Christmas season, Fr. Bill McNeeley, …

Ministers’ Mass Schedule

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

Click here to display the January – February schedule for Readers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC), Altar Servers and Ushers. This schedule will be automatically updated when substitute requests are filled. If you are a qualified minister for an open time slot, you can request to fill it from this schedule directly. This schedule can be easily accessed at …

COVID-19 Vaccines: Some Considerations

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

  Dear Friends in Christ Jesus, As you may know, there are currently hundreds of vaccines under development worldwide to help people avoid contracting COVID-19. Of these, over a dozen are in the final stages of testing. This letter intends to help us all be well-informed as to the moral and ethical considerations. This is particularly important as it pertains …

Fr. Bill’s Thanksgiving Letter

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus; On this blessed Thanksgiving Day, we call to mind our many blessings as a nation, church, and individually. Part of me wishes 2020 were already behind us, but we can certainly be thankful that the Lord our God has sustained us thus far and will continue to do so. It is important to …

Holy Ghost Needs YOU!

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

Effective immediately, we are seeking volunteers to serve in various roles at our Sunday liturgies. We are in need of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHCs), Altar Servers and Readers for our Sunday Masses. Beginning in January we will have two readers at each Sunday Mass, providing the opportunity for our readers to serve more frequently. Deacon Scott Maentz will …