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Heart Speaks to Heart

Posted by Sr. Mary Catherine, OP on 6/27/20

     Back in 2017 at the TED Conference which explored the theme “The Future You”, our Holy Father Pope Francis has delivered a fabulous talk directly from Vatican City, in which he said, “I would love it if this meeting could help to remind us that we all ... Read More »

FINDING JOY in Discipleship

Posted by Julie Cosby on 6/11/20

Hello, St. Jude Readers! I hope you feel reading the Staff Blog is worthwhile to you!  When we think of being a friend of Jesus, ask a child, and they say, “Yes!”  I want to be Jesus’ friend.  When you ask a TEEN about being a friend of Jesus, ... Read More »

IN BETWEEN TIME

Posted by Sr. Mary Catherine, OP on 5/27/20

     Let us reminisce for a moment that one particular day when everything was changed drastically. This is not a self-negative reminiscence but an optimistic remembrance of past events so we can truly appreciate the present moment and have hope for the future.  The shelter-in-place or stay-at-home executive ... Read More »

Tipping Point

Posted by Sr. Mary Catherine, OP on 5/21/20

     Jesus said, “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me.” (Jn 14:1). These comforting words can absolutely capture the essence of the true peace of Christ that we honestly desire during this most difficult time. Jesus does give ... Read More »

Hello God...it's me. I know it's been a while.

Posted by Brenda Schumann on 4/22/20

Hello God...it's me. I know it's been a while. Does this sound like you? We have all been there. Everything is going great and we don't 'need' God...and the BAM our life is turned upside down. Maybe it is a bad relationship or a diagnosis of cancer or some ... Read More »

Support Local Parishioners

Posted by Brenda Schumann on 4/15/20

We are living in CRAZY times we know this for sure! We also know that our fellow parishioners that have small businesses and restaurants are being hit very hard right now. St. Jude is thinking about each one of those businesses and restaurants and how we can support them ... Read More »

One Tweet at a Time

Posted by Brenda Schumann on 3/05/20

Twitter has 134 million daily active users...are you one of them? Facebook has 2.45 billion monthly active users...are you one of them? Instagram has over 1 billion monthly active users...are you one of them? TicToc has 500 million active users worldwide...are you one of them? Snap Chat has, of ... Read More »