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2nd Sunday of Easter - April 8, 2018 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

Holy Spirit (SH/HT)

Acts 4:32-35 | I Jn 5:1-6 | Jn 20:19-31

“Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples that arenot written in this book.

But these are written that you may come to believe that Jesus is the Christ,the Son of God, and that through ... Read More »

Easter Sunday - April 1, 2018 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

Easter Sunday – 2018

Acts 1:34a, 37-43 | Col 3:1-4 | Mk 16:1-7

“when they looked up, they saw that the stone had been rolled back; it was very large.”

I. Picture this…. Mary Magdalene – Mary, the mother of James – Salome – come to the tomb early in the ... Read More »

Easter Vigil - Saturday, March 31, 2018 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

I. Story of great grandmother and book…

II. Tonight is a night for telling stories we love stories: just begin by saying, “Once upon a time…” and everyone’s ears perk up we ask our parents and grandparents and great grandparents to tell the story – over and over again ... Read More »

Holy Thursday - March 29, 2018 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

March 29, 2018

Exodus 12:1-8 | I Cor 11:23-26 | Jn 13:1-15

I. One time when I was a kid, I recall a store in town was offering a special sale on tables… trade in your old table and get a new one at a reduced price; so my ... Read More »

Palm Sunday - March 25, 2018 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

Palm Sunday – Holy Spirit (SH/HT)

Is 50:4-7 | Phil 2:6-11 | Mk 14:1-15:47

I. One time there was a group of children who were participating in a Passion Sundayliturgy of the word activity.  They were presented with a long newsprint tableau that had all the events of Jesus’Passion drawn on it. ... Read More »

3rd Sunday of Lent - March 4, 2018 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

3rd Sunday of Lent – B – 2018 But Year A readings: Ex. 17:3-7 | Rom 5:1-2,5-8 | Jn 4:5-42Holy Spirit (HG) 

“He told me everything I have done.”

I. Have you ever been thirsty?- not just thirsty for a drink of water or maybe a soft drink- but really, deeply ... Read More »

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - January 21, 2018 (Deacon Brinkmoeller)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

Read Deacon Dave's homily HERE.

2nd Sunday of Lent - February 25, 2018 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

Holy Spirit (SH/HT)

Gen 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 | Rom 8:31b-34 |  Mk 9:2-10

“If God is for us, who can be against us?”

I. School violence has come home.

So often we – or at least “I” – think of school shootings, and even most violence, as happening in far ... Read More »

1st Sunday of Lent - February 18, 2018 (Deacon Thill)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

1st Sunday of Lent | Cycle BHoly Spirit Parish

The GOSPEL for today (Mark 1:12-15) ends with these words from Jesus, “Believe in the Gospel.”   (The word Gospel means “Good News.”) 

Two questions we could and maybe should have; What’s so good about the good news?  What does it mean ... Read More »

2nd Sunday of Lent - February 25, 2018 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

Holy Spirit (SH/HT)

Gen 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 | Rom 8:31b-34 |  Mk 9:2-10

“If God is for us, who can be against us?”

I. School violence has come home.

So often we – or at least “I” – think of school shootings, and even most violence, as happening in far ... Read More »