Diocesan groups will offer feedback on the plans of Area Catholic Communities and, once approved, ACCs will begin implementing their action steps.
“Monday through Friday, at St. Mary Help of Christians Church, at 4 p.m., I unlock the doors and invite any who wish to pray Evening Prayer with me,” says Father Matthew Crane.
The Rural Life Celebration would be a heavy burden for one parish to pull off but working together as an Area Catholic Community made something greater possible.
The reality of becoming a pastor of three parishes without the assistance of another priest necessitated a number of changes that needed to happen.
Our ability to adapt creatively is a defining aspect of human nature.
Bishop Kettler answers questions from a forum at St. Boniface Church.
This is the vision, values and expectations of the Area Catholic Communities.
The goal of our process is to maintain a Catholic presence in all areas of our diocese. This includes ensuring that people have access to the Sunday Eucharist — the source and summit of our faith — within a reasonable distance from their homes.