Donate
Appleton, WI

Aug 8: Day by Day with Father Bill

MEMORIAL OF SAINT DOMINIC, PRIEST The following is taken from a Year with the Eucharist, Paul Jerome Keller, OP (Order of Preachers, the Dominicans): The four ends of the [Mass] [adoration, thanksgiving, reparation, petition] embrace in themselves all possible ends, which fall within the sphere of our Faith, Hope, and Charity. We can find them ceaselessly […]

Aug 7: Day by Day with Father Bill

FRIDAY OF THE EIGHTEENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME August Poem blessing the boats by Lucille Clifton may the tide that is entering even now the lip of our understanding carry you out beyond the face of fear may you kiss the wind then turn from it certain that it will love you back may you […]

Homily Connect: Aug 9

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 9, 2020 1KGS 19:9A, 11-13A   ROM9:1-5   MT 14:22-33 Scripture After doing so, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When it was evening, he was there alone. Meanwhile the boat, already a few miles offshore, was being tossed about by the waves, for the wind was […]

Aug 6: Day by Day with Father Bill

FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NUCLEAR BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA MARTYRDOM OF SAINT SISTER TERESA BENEDICTA OF THE CROSS (EDITH STEIN) AT AUSCHWITZ 1942 MARTYRDOM OF BLESSED FRANZ JAGERSTATTER AT BRANDENBURG 1943 The following is taken from a Year with the Eucharist, Paul Jerome Keller, OP (Order of Preachers, the […]

Aug 5: Day by Day with Father Bill

WEDNESDAY IN THE EIGHTEENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME The following is taken from a Year with the Eucharist, Paul Jerome Keller, OP (Order of Preachers, the Dominicans) O most tender God, grant me so to receive the Body of your only-begotten Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, that very Body which He took of the Virgin […]

Aug 4: Day by Day with Father Bill

MEMORIAL OF SAINT FATHER JEAN VIANNEY, PRIEST The following is taken from a Year with the Eucharist, Paul Jerome Keller, OP (Order of Preachers, the Dominicans) O Sacred Banquet! in which Christ is received: the memory of his passion is contemplated: the mind is filled with grace: and a pledge of future glory is given to […]

Aug 3: Day by Day with Father Bill

MONDAY OF THE EIGHTEENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Nadine, our Minister of Pastoral Care, is journeying with some folks who are interested in becoming Catholic and joining our parish family. They are talking together about what it means to have a friendship with the Lord and how the Mass is a prayer experience that deepens […]

Aug 2: Day by Day with Father Bill

EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME When a Little Was Enough by Sister Irene Zimmerman Jesus looked at the crowd (there were about five thousand) and looked at his disciples, still excited and tired from their first mission journey. What had they learned from the villagers of Galilee who shared bread and sheltered them from cold […]

Aug 1: Day by Day with Father Bill

Memorial of Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church From Sister Mary Lou Kownacki’s Blue Heron and Thirty-Seven Other Miracles: I, too, saw Black Elk’s vision of the center of the world, a sanctum sanctorum, a sacred space, when I walked by my father’s bedroom last night and saw this 80-year-old man kneeling […]

Homily Connect: Aug 2

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 2, 2020 IS-55:1-3 ROM 8:35, 37-39   MT 14:13-21 Scripture But they said to him, “Five loaves and two fish are all we have here.” Then he said, “Bring them here to me,” and he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and […]

apk download pdf download mp3 download