Our annual Fair Trade sale will not be held this year due to COVID but this holiday season you can still choose beautiful gifts that change lives around the world! Your purchase of fair-trade handcrafts, coffee, tea and chocolate supports farmers and craftspeople in developing countries who are socially and economically marginalized. These producers often … Continue reading Bulletin Brief Nov 12
Just a reminder that Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend! Be sure to reset your clocks back one hour before you head to bed this evening (Fall back) so you aren't an hour early to Mass on Sunday!
Bishop Zinkula has written his Davenport Diocese flock concerning our very important role in the upcoming election, especially the call for us to pray. Here is his letter to us all in full. Following is a copy of the letter: Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Pope Francis encourages us: “Good Catholics meddle in politics, … Continue reading Letter from Bishop Zinkula on the upcoming election
Election Day is coming up! Learn more about Civilize It and our role as Catholics to focus on the dignity of all people, even when we disagree, and to put faith in action by bearing witness to a better way forward. #CivilizeIt2020 Builders of Bridges Guest post By Emily Schumacher-NovakAssistant Director of Education and OutreachUSCCB … Continue reading Civilize It This Election
It is with sorrow that we share that Martha Flattery has passed into her eternal life: https://www.winfieldfh.com/obituaries/Martha-Flattery/ Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in … Continue reading Rest in Peace, Martha Flattery
We have all been created as male and female. While the differences between us may sometimes cause confusion or frustration between us, our differences also complement each other. We all know that differences beyond our sexes are much the same way, but nothing is more universal than the struggle to understand another of the opposite sex. … Continue reading Weekly Reflection from Father Kevin, July 12, 2020
"Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it." John Wayne said it best, but he was quoting William Penn, who was repeating an idea that seems to have been expressed by almost every culture at some point. Given the fact that the idea pops … Continue reading Weekly Reflection From Father Kevin, June 21, 2020
In November 2018 the Catholic bishops of the United States released a pastoral letter against racism called, Open Wide Our Hearts. The letter is a powerful invitation for all the people of God to “face courageously the vice of racism, . . . reach out generously to the victims of this evil, to assist the conversion … Continue reading Open Wide Our Hearts: Prayers to Heal Racial Division