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Fr Ron Will talks with Bernie and Jeanie Verssue

Journey to Emmaus in Contemporary Scenes — Week 2

April 13, 2021

This week , Fr Ron Will talks with Bernie and Jeanie Verssue, who for years have worked in soup kitchens, homeless shelters and food pantries. They reflect on how their service to people in need has opened their hearts and eyes to Jesus in their midst, sometimes in surprising and unexpected ways.

Turkish Meatballs for Iftar Dinner

Turkish Meatballs for Iftar Dinner

April 10, 2021

By Lucia Ferrara
Today’s recipe, Kadinbudu Kofte or Turkish Meatballs, is a dish that Turkish Muslim families have at their Iftars, the evening feasts that end the daily fasts during the holy month of Ramadan. Make the dish and join us April 20 for a virtual Iftar dinner!

Easter Emmaus Journey Week 1

Journey to Emmaus in Contemporary Scenes — Week 1

April 6, 2021

Week 1. Fr. Ron Will. CPPS, and Fr. Joseph Uecker, CPPS, discuss recent experiences they have had — Emmaus experiences — of being surprised by Jesus. They talk about seeing the Kingdom of God unfolding in their midst, in oftentimes surprising and unexpected ways.

Easter Sunday, the Resurrection of the Lord

Easter Sunday, the Resurrection of the Lord

April 4, 2021

Today’s scriptures tell us how three days changed the world. How have they changed you?

Good Friday Community Worship Service By Liberty-Area Ministerial Alliance

Good Friday Community Worship Service

March 30, 2021

By Liberty-Area Ministerial Alliance
Believing that Christ’s sacrifice on the cross joins us with God and with all humanity, we join together with the Liberty Christian community in an online worship service led by local ministers.

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion — March 28

(corrected) Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion — March 28

March 28, 2021

In today's readings -- and all this week -- Jesus challenges us to follow his example and assume the mantle, not of a king, but of a simple servant. Can we follow his example to the margins of our society?

Fifth Sunday in Lent — March 21

Fifth Sunday in Lent — March 21

March 21, 2021

I have experienced a longing for God in my heart this Lent. More eager than I have been in previous Lents. I find myself more eager to get out of bed in the morning and spend some time with God before the other activities in my life begin.

Fourth Sunday in Lent — March 14

Fourth Sunday in Lent — March 14

March 14, 2021

Ask yourself, “What person, things, or activities keep me from spending time in prayer or with my family?” It can be so simple to answer that question, but so difficult to actually change!

St. Joseph Table Part 2: Pasta Milanese

St. Joseph Table Part 2: Pasta Milanese

March 10, 2021

Spaghetti topped with Milanese sauce and seasoned breadcrumbs is traditionally served at St. Joseph Tables on the saint’s feast day March 19, an ancient Sicilian tradition. Lucia Ferrara will teach us how to make it.

St. Joseph Table Part 1: Bread

St. Joseph Table Part 1: Bread

Bread, formed and baked into fancy shapes, is the star of food-laden St. Joseph Tables, a Catholic-Italian tradition that dates from the Middle Ages. Lucia Ferrara and Christen Cota will teach us how to make this bread.

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