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ARISE Together in Christ!

How will parishioners sign up to join a faith sharing group?   St. Peter’s small faith groups will begin to form on Sign-Up Sunday which will take place the weekend of September 8 and 9 after all masses. Sign-ups to join, or form a small faith group, will continue throughout the month of September. Parishioners will be given two options for joining a faith sharing group.   Option 1:  Parishioners are invited to form a faith sharing group on their own (Friends, family, neighbors), designating a group leader/co-leader, or representative. On sign-up Sunday the group leader/representative will register the group […]


ARISE Together In Christ!

The ARISE Together in Christ process will be implemented at our parish in the early fall of 2018. It has begun with a period of formation for the ARISE Parish Team, a group of 8-10 parishioners who will lead the parish through this process of spiritual renewal. Once begun, it will be an opportunity for parishioners to participate in small faith-sharing communities that meet in homes and other locations throughout the parish. The next three years we will reflect on basic Gospel themes: This unfolds over five periods of time called seasons each of which lasts six weeks. Season 1 […]


A Note from Fr. O’Neill about Daily Mass

One often overlooked treasure of the Catholic way of life is daily Mass. It is elegant in its simplicity. Sunday Mass can be a rather demanding experience. The church parking lot is usually full. The church is often crowded, the coveted back and end pews are filled early! A willingness to participate by singing and responding is assumed. Announcements about practical concerns (like the parish response to the Annual Catholic Appeal!) may diminish the spiritual focus. The Sunday parish liturgy is the worship of the community which demands active involvement. In contrast, the daily Mass environment is less crowded and […]