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2023 archive of Blog

2023 archive of Blog

October 1, 2023: 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 9/29/23

September 24, 2023: It's not fair!

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 9/23/23


50 years ago, I was on the Elk River Football Team. We had a great team. We had only one loss all season. We were ranked high in the state.  Back then, they used a Computer Ranking system which means they determined your rank based on the records ... Read More »

September 17, 2023: Pass it On

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 9/15/23


As you know, we have a talent show later today.  And as you know, I like to sing.  Well years ago, when I was teaching at Cathedral High School (I taught religion class to 12th graders) there was a huge fundraising event each year called ROCK AROUND ... Read More »

September 10, 2023: Reframing

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 9/08/23


So the gospel tells us that when we have a problem with a person . . . ignore them. But before that try taking the  problem to the church authorities.  BUT before that, get the facts right (and it’s good to have 2 or 3 people supporting ... Read More »

September 3, 2023: Just Hold My Hand

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 9/02/23

August 27, 2023: The Pope's Backpack

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 8/26/23

Later on in this Mass we will be blessing the backpacks for you students and educators, as you get ready for the new school year.  I love backpacks.  I often use one for my daily needs, and when I was up in the Boundary Waters a few weeks ... Read More »

August 20. 2023: A Model for Learning

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 8/18/23

I’ve got to tell you that I have always struggled with this gospel, because Jesus doesn’t come across very Christ-like.  I have studied many commentaries on the text and writers have tried to spin the story into how Jesus was trying to teach the disciples a lesson.  Or ... Read More »

August 13, 2023: Get out of your Boat

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 8/12/23


Ok I have an activity for us.  I will teach you how to sound like rain. Rub hands together (wind) Pat thighs (light rain) Snap fingers (rain showers) Clap hands repeatedly (heavy rain) Stomp feet and clap hands (thunder) Clap hands repeatedly (heavy rain) Snap fingers (rain ... Read More »

August 6, 2023: Transfiguration

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 8/04/23

July 30, 2023: Spreading Kindness

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 7/27/23


In the gospel there is a net thrown searching to catch fish, a merchant searching for pearls, a person looking for treasure.  I get it, I’ve searched for keys that I’ve lost many times and I’ve lost socks in the washing machine never to appear again.  I’ve lost three pounds on a diet ... Read More »


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