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December 2014 archive of Blog

December 2014 archive of Blog

Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, December 28, 2014, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/30/14

I'll be home for Christmas You can plan on me Please have snow and mistletoe And presents under the tree

 

That’s a classic Christmas song.  It was first recorded by Bing Crosby back in 1943.  It became a hit partly because it was on the flip side of ... Read More »

Christmas, December 24/25, 2014, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/30/14

Sing:

A couple came to Bethlehem Expecting child, they searched the inn To find a place for a baby coming soon There was no room for them to stay So in a manger filled with hay God's only Son was born, Hallelujah. Hallelujah.  Hallelujah.  Hallelujah, Hallelujah

I need all ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 21, 2014, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/23/14

Wow, this has been a rocky week with lots of world-wide news . . . i.e. renewed relations between the USA and Cuba; the sense-less shootings of school children in Pakistan and one that particularly hits me was the hostage siege in Sydney Australia of last Monday (their Tuesday). 

 

As you remember, I was in Sydney last fall for a sabbatical.  I know that Café where the crisis took place.  It is not far from the big touristy place called Circular Que.   For those of you who didn’t hear much about it . . . an armed gunman breaks into a public café, holds many people hostage for 16 hours and finally police move and shot ... Read More »

Advent Reconciliation Service, December 7, 2014, by Molly Weyrens

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/18/14

I have always loved NAMES.  I love hearing how people got their name.  And isn’t it true that we all have a certain look about us that fits our name?  Kind of like the movie ‘Best in Show’ where the dog owners resemble their dogs…. And we all have ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Advent, December 14, 2014, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/18/14

Do you remember when the Mall of America opened?  It was August of 1992.  It was a big deal and people would plan trips to do see it.   I remember a story of three women from Sauk Centre who planned to finally go there.  There were all excited.

 

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Immaculate Conception, December 8, 2014, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/11/14

In his book THE ROAD TO DAYBREAK, Fr. Henri Nouwen writes about his own struggles at prayer . . . struggles that we can all relate to:

 

“My prayer life has been quite difficult lately.  During my morning meditation, I think about a thousand things except God and ... Read More »

First Sunday of Advent, November 30, 2014, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/03/14

I went to a high school game recently that I was 100% certain that MY team was going to win.  That’s because I attended the boys’ basketball game this past Tuesday with Zimmerman playing against Princeton and we have players from both teams that belong to our Church.  So ... Read More »

Christ the King, November 23, 2014, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/03/14

I have some questions for you . . . and I want you to raise your hand.  How many of you are now or have ever been on a team?  It doesn’t matter what kind . . . speech Team, sports team, etc.

How many of you have ever ... Read More »

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