A Special Evening of Parish Unity

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

submitted by Mary Wilson Friday, March 19, 2021 was a very special evening at Holy Ghost as all of the different parish groups celebrated the Solemnity of St. Joseph. The evening was for many a culmination of weeks of meeting, praying and studying in preparation for Consecration to St. Joseph. The numbers of participants were impressive! Also impressive was the …

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 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! Download the PDF How to Register ¿Te gustaría registrarte en …

Ministers’ Mass Schedule

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

Click here to display the March – April schedule for Readers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC), Altar Servers and Ushers. 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. 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 …

Mass of the Angels for the Christmas season

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

During the Christmas season this year–from December 25 through January 10–we will sing new settings of the Gloria, the Sanctus (Holy, holy, holy), and the Agnus Dei (Lamb of God). All are English versions of the Latin setting known as Missa de Angelis–the Mass of the Angels. All are in English. We will continue to sing the Greek Kyrie we …

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 …