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 …

Improved Security at the Church

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

On Tuesday, May 18, Fr. Bill sent an email to everyone subscribed to our clergy mailing list regarding his plan for improving security at Holy Ghost. 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 …

Vacation Bible School Registration

Priscilla McKinney Parish News, Uncategorized

Vacation Bible School  Cat. Chat’s “Marvelous Mystery – The Mass Comes Alive” Vacation Bible School is coming to Holy Ghost the week of June 14-18! Kids will develop a new appreciation for the Catholic Mass and will deepen their love for Jesus in the Eucharist through faith teachings, catchy music, fun games, crafts, and more! VBS will be from 8:30am-12pm, …

Photos of the May Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News, Uncategorized

There was a special procession and May crowning immediately following the 10 a.m. Mass on Sunday, May 2, led by our first communicants. For centuries, the month of May has been a traditional month to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary with crowns of flowers, pilgrimages, and several celebratory feast days. Just as we honor our own biological mothers on Mother’s …

Men of the Cross Videos

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

The Knights of Columbus recently hosted an online men’s conference called “Men of the Cross.” Here are the links for each of the recorded sessions: Men of the Cross YouTube Video Links Video 01. Michael McCusker – Welcome & Opening Remarks   Video 02. Jimmy Dee – Introduction (7 Attributes of Spiritual Health)   Video 03. Dr. Jonathan …

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 …

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 …