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Article for August 9, 2020

Posted by Fr. Joseph Sobolik on 8/05/20

THE CREED PART V

“He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and His kingdom will have no end.”

This week, we look at the last sentence about Jesus in the Creed.  This sentence talks about His second coming and His Last Judgement.

When ... Read More »

Article for August 2, 2020

Posted by Fr. Joseph Sobolik on 7/29/20

THE CREED PART IV

“For our sake He was crucified under Pontius Pilate, He suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures.  He ascended into Heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father.”

The Passage that we ... Read More »

Article for July 26, 2020

Posted by Fr. Joseph Sobolik on 7/21/20

THE CREED PART III

“For us men and for our salvation He came down from Heaven, and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.”

Last week we looked at what the Creed says about the Son, the second person of the Holy Trinity.  ... Read More »

Article for July 19, 2020

Posted by Fr. Joseph Sobolik on 7/15/20

THE CREED PART II

“I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages.  God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father; through him all things were made.”

Continuing ... Read More »

Article for July 12, 2020

Posted by Fr. Joseph Sobolik on 7/15/20

THE CREED

“I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible.”

“The Creed” is a profession of faith that we say at Mass on most Sundays and solemnities throughout the year.  Its name comes from the Latin word Credo ... Read More »

Article for Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Fr. Joseph Sobolik on 5/26/20

FROM FR. JOE

THE SEVEN GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

This Sunday, May 31, is known as Pentecost Sunday.  This is the day the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples in the form of tongues of flame.  This day is also known as the birthday of the Church.  Having ... Read More »

Article for May 24 Bulletin

Posted by Fr. Joseph Sobolik on 5/19/20

FROM FR. JOE

LIMITED PUBLIC MASSES

By the time some of you read this, you may be already well aware of the details I am about to discuss.  However, I wanted to make sure it was written out somewhere for people to be informed.

The Catholic Bishops of Minnesota ... Read More »

Article for May 10, 2020

Posted by Fr. Joseph Sobolik on 5/09/20

FROM FR. JOE

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO MARY AND ALL MOTHERS! 

May is traditionally a month in which Catholics honor the Mother of God, Mary.  For those of you who were able to catch the online recording of last Sunday’s Mass, you may remember that we did a May ... Read More »

Article for May 3, 2020

Posted by Fr. Joseph Sobolik on 4/28/20

ASK FR. JOE

“Could you discuss John 3:5-8 concerning being born again?”

This passage is part of a longer conversation that Jesus has with a Pharisee named Nicodemus.  He would meet with Jesus at night (probably out of fear of being persecuted by others) and discuss different things.  John ... Read More »

Article for April 26, 2020

Posted by Fr. Joseph Sobolik on 4/23/20

FROM FR. JOE

THE RESURRECTION ACCOUNTS

If you ask a group of ten people who all witnessed a really big event you will probably end up with ten different accounts of what happened.  Some of the accounts might match up, but it is highly unlikely that everyone will see ... Read More »