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Dynamic Catholic January Message

Posted by Lori Flanagan

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Dynamic Catholic - December messages

Posted by Lori Flanagan

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SOCIAL CONCERNS NOTES - Anxiety & Depression

Posted by Lori Flanagan

Depression and Anxiety in Teens and Children: Warning Signs and Parenting Tips

Depression and anxiety are increasing at an alarming rate due to the pandemic, political, racial, and socioeconomic issues around the world.  Children and teens are not immune to these issues and teens naturally experience more anxiety and ... Read More »


Posted by Lori Flanagan

Did you ever wonder how homeless, low income, unemployed, and elderly people do their laundry?  Well they usually don’t, not the way we do.  Since they do not own washing machines or dryers, the only option they have is coin-operated laundromats or not at all.  Because they don’t have ... Read More »


Posted by Lori Flanagan

We received a total of 181 responses to our recent survey about returning to Mass.  About 50% of the respondents have not returned to Mass due to concerns over COVID; 46% of the respondents have returned to Mass.  Of those responding, 82% watch our Mass online.  We are pleased ... Read More »

Social Concerns Notes - Homelessness

Posted by Lori Flanagan

Homelessness in Brown County is on the rise. According to the Institute for Community Alliances, numbers in Brown County are at the highest point in the past 15 months. Statistics for the month of July 2020 are as follows: 891 people were served; of those, 117 were new clients ... Read More »


Posted by Lori Flanagan

My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the most Blessed Sacrament.  I love You above all things and I desire to receive You into my soul.  Since I cannot now receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart.  I embrace You as if You were ... Read More »


Posted by Lori Flanagan

O clement, O loving, O sweet Mother Mary, we, your children of every nation, turn to you in this pandemic.  Our troubles are numerous; our fears are great.  Grant that we might deposit them at your feet, take refuge in your Immaculate Heart, and obtain peace, healing, rescue, and ... Read More »

Epiphany Home Blessing

Posted by Lori Flanagan

Epiphany (January 6 or the closest Sunday) is a customary time to bless homes and families. This blessing often includes a “chalking” of the front door with the year and the letters, CMB. These refer to the legendary names of the magi, Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar, or to the ... Read More »

Living the Mass - Beginning with the End in Mind

Posted by Lori Flanagan

To begin any sort of program or project, we have to have an end in mind. We can’t look at a pile of nails and wood and randomly nail boards together.  But if we have a pattern we can follow, we can nail those boards together to make a ... Read More »