Eucharistic Procession Filming

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

During the weekend of November 13th and 14th, Holy Ghost Church hosted the Knights of Columbus Supreme Director of Catholic Information Services Robert Nayden along with Spirit Juice Studios productions. Their visit consisted of filming a training video for parish sponsored Eucharistic processions that will be shared with Dioceses across the county in cooperation with the USCCB’s ongoing Eucharistic Revival …

Christmas Market Vendor Application

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

We are seeking vendors for our Christmas Market to take place at St. Joseph School. If you are interested, please complete the following application form. If you have questions about the market, please contact Sarah Bryant at jsbry412@gmail.com. Date: December 11, 2021 Time: 9am-2pm Location: St Joseph’s School Gym Vendor Fee: $50 (includes table and chairs). Make check payable to Holy …

Ministers’ Mass Schedule

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

Click here for the November-December schedule The 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. Also, a reminder that current ministers should download the Ministry Scheduler Pro app for their smartphone for a convenient way to review …

FORMED: A gift for you from Holy Ghost

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

The clergy and staff of Holy Ghost have a special gift for you: A free subscription to Formed, offering hundreds of solidly orthodox, high-quality Catholic content. Produced by the Augustine Institute, Formed has excellent programing for the whole family, in both English and Spanish. Here’s what you’ll find on Formed: The best in Catholic movies, children’s programming, audio dramas, and …

Bishop Stika’s Letter on Traditionis Custodes

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

Download PDF Fr. David Carter’s homily on Traditionis Custodes Father David Carter, pastor and rector of the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Chattanooga, addresses the celebration of the Latin Mass following recent restrictions imposed by Pope Francis on July 16.

Update on Repairs to the Old Church and New Security Measures

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

On Tuesday, June 29, Fr. Bill sent an email update on planned repairs to the old church and new security measures at the church. If you are not subscribed to his email list, which he uses sparingly to distribute important news and other information, you can subscribe here. Here is the text of Father’s email: Dear Friends in Christ, This …

Festival choir to launch in time for the Solemnity of the Assumption

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

We’re launching a festival choir to help us celebrate special feasts of the liturgical year with greater joy and solemnity. This choir–open to singers ages 12 and up (preferably those who can read music)–will join with the parish’s other choirs to sing some of the music at the primary English Mass (ordinary form) and the Latin Mass (extraordinary form) for …

Parish Picnic Photos

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News, Parish Photos

This year’s parish picnic was wonderful. Father Bill wanted to share this message with everyone: “It was wonderful to see such a great turnout our Pentecost Parish Picnic (200+).  Thank you to all who worked to make it such a great success!” -Fr. Bill Here are Jim Richmond’s photos for you to enjoy.

Bishop Revises Decree: Hymnals and Holy Water

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

June 1 Revised Decree: Use of Hymnals and Holy Water Effective Sunday, June 6, Bishop Stika allows Holy Water fonts to be refilled and permits the use of hymnals at Mass. Download the decree May 18 decree: Restoration of Obligation to attend Mass and Face Masks Effective today, Bishop Stika decreed that beginning Pentecost Sunday face masks will be optional …