The Silver Rose will be coming to Iowa on June 19th and leaving Iowa on July 10th. We have 22 events scheduled with the Rose in the 22 days it will be in our jurisdiction. In the recent past, the rose has entered Iowa in the eastern part of the state and was available for events in eastern Iowa. Mike Lause and I wanted to have the Rose travel through western Iowa this year. And so there are events in Britt, West Bend, Storm Lake, Sioux City, Onawa, Council Bluffs, Carter…Continue
The Knights of Columbus puts out some very informative and high quality publications that you receive every month or two. These publications represent a positive advertisement for our Order and the Father Michael J McGivney Guild.
How about after you’ve read the Guild Newsletter you take it to church or a council meeting. Ask people if they received it and when you find someone who didn’t hand it to them and say something like, “Father Gabriel’s message on…Continue
I did a Google search for a parish in another town. The Facebook page came up as the first choice, I clicked on it and the results started me down a strange path. Instead of Mass times, I saw a crude cartoon in the timeline that not only used profanity but denigrated our faith. Needless to say, that wasn’t what I was expecting to find on a church’s Facebook page.
It turns out I stumbled into a frustrating cul-de-sac in the digital neighborhood called Unofficial Pages. You see,…Continue