"FATHER, . . . this is eternal life, that
they may know you,
the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have
We welcome Mrs. Trudi Westfall, Director of Faith Formation.
Classes will begin on Wednesday, September 25 .
Let us know of your interest in learning more about the Catholic Church. Our Inquiry
classes for the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults will begin in September. Let Father
Mike or Carol know of your interest.
Excerpt from Prologue of the Catechism of the Catholic Church:
"Those who with God's help have welcomed
Christ's call and freely responded to it are urged on by love of Christ to
proclaim the Good News everywhere in the world. This treasure, received from
the apostles, has been faithfully guarded by their successors.
All Christ's faithful are called to hand it on
from generation to generation, by professing the faith, by living it in
fraternal sharing, and by celebrating it in liturgy and prayer."
an education in the faith of children, young people, and
adults which includes especially the teaching of Christian doctrine imparted,
generally speaking, in an organic and systematic way, with a view to
initiating the hearers into the fullness of Christian life."
Photos of St. Mary Lone Tree and Nichols, Father Spiekermeier and Carol Kaalberg courtesy of Catholic Messenger
with permission B. Arland-Fye, Editor; photo of St. Joseph courtesy of Wikimedia; photos for Lent pages courtesy of CRSricebowl.org