Father Tom has been selected as one of the artists to show at the Art St. Louis Gallery.
Quite an honor for him. All are welcome to attend the opening at the Art Saint Louis Gallery Saturday, November 11,
2017, for our Fall exhibition, "Art St. Louis XXXIII, The Exhibition." Free reception from 6-8 p.m.
This exhibit will remain on view through December 21. Exhibit juried by artist Dan Anderson, Professor Emeritus, SIU Edwardsville. FREE & open to the public M-F 7 a.m.-5 p.
Last week we hosted the priests and deacons of what is now called the North County Deanery. Our group of parishes now includes St. Ann-Normandy, Holy Trinity in St. Ann, and Holy Spirit. The host parish typically gives a snapshot of
the parish’s life, and the priests found it very informative. As I go on my personal retreat this week, I thought I’d share with you this picture I gave them.
--Our budget worked well this past year, with a good surplus after all the parish and
THE WHOLE SHEBANG-- That’s a book title I’ll explain in a moment. The Sunday gospels for 3 weeks now have been about The Vineyard. So I used that as an image of a concise statement, written on a PostIt note, of God’s concerns. But that one word conveys all that God’s concerned about: the eternity of heaven, the temporal world down here, all people, all the land and seas—there’s nothing outside of the passionate concern of God for life and wellbeing, as He created it all and n