Adult Faith Formation Summer Study Program

isenheim-altarpeicePlease join us for our final religious art study on Wednesday, July 26th. This week we will examine the Isenheim Altarpiece by Grünewald. We will meet at 7pm in Rm. 105 of the Parish Center. To celebrate the end of our excellent six week study, we will have wine, a meat & cheese tray, and some other goodies for us to enjoy during our discussion. If you have questions, please contact our Director of Adult Faith Formation, Miriam Berry, at mberry@stlukercc.org.

Schedule for Religious Art & Architecture Series 2017

RCIA Inquiry Sessions

rcia_crossAre you interested in learning more about or joining the Catholic Church? Are you an adult who was baptized Catholic but never received the remaining Sacraments? Please consider joining us for any of our three RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) Inquiry Sessions. We will meet from 7pm – 8:30pm in the double-classroom (103/105) in the lower level of the Parish Center on the following Mondays: July 31st, August 7th, and August 14th. For more information or if you have any questions, please contact our Director of Adult Faith Formation, Miriam Berry, at mberry@stlukercc.org, or contact the parish office.

A Prayer for Our Country

The American flag on a flagpoleHeavenly Father,
You are the real foundation of nations, raising them up to serve and care for the people dwelling in their boundaries. I thank you for making me a citizen of this land of freedom and unlimited opportunity – these United States. Send forth your Spirit to this country and make it a source of wisdom and strength, order and integrity throughout the world.   Amen.

Community Helping Place: Save the Date…

tomato-supper-01Thursday, July 20, 2017 from
5pm – 7:30pm. CHP’s Annual BLT Sandwich Supper Fundraiser. Come and celebrate ten years of this perennial summer event. Great sandwiches, desserts, & company. Tickets $10 single and $25 family. Tickets sales after each Mass.

40 Hours of Eucharistic Adoration

eucharistic_adorationPlease consider spending an hour with our Lord in Eucharistic Adoration. We are certainly going to need prayer and reflection during the days ahead! And as summer draws closer, we will need people to help keep our 40 Hours of Adoration well-attended. To sign-up or for more information, please contact Kathy Krause at kmakrause@yahoo.com.

Recent Supreme Court Decision on Marriage

The recent Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage is a source of deep concern for us as Catholics. Archbishop Gregory and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) have both released statements expressing their disappointment at the ruling and calling for civility in our discussion. Archbishop Gregory’s statement can be found on our Archdiocesan website at www.archatl.com and the USCCB statement can be found at www.usccb.org. Continue reading