Celebrating the Gift of God’s Love

2021 archive of Deacon's Blog

2021 archive of Deacon's Blog


Posted by Richard Moore on 2/18/21

For the past week, I have been thinking about what to write for the beginning of Lent and nothing has really come to mind. Over the last few days, there have been a couple of things I have read concerning Lent that have stuck in my mind so I ... Read More »

What is Heaven Like?

Posted by Richard Moore on 2/03/21

I read a reflection today that was centered around children’s questions about what heaven was like and was there a purgatory. It made me stop and think for a while about what I believe heaven will be like and how we get there.

For believers, the existence of heaven ... Read More »

Winter Spiritual Reading Picks

Posted by Richard Moore on 1/28/21

With Christmas a distant memory, the weather in Minnesota feeling like winter, and Lent only three weeks away it is a good time to do some spiritual reading. Like last year, I thought I would recommend a few books for your consideration that I found to be sources of ... Read More »

Women Lectors are Official!

Posted by Richard Moore on 1/12/21

Pope Francis in a new Apostolic letter “Spiritus Domini” published January 11, 2021, issued motu proprio (on his own initiative) changes to the Code of Canon Law to explicitly allow women to be installed in the Catholic Church as lectors and acolytes. If you are like me, you may ... Read More »

2020 in The Rearview Mirror

Posted by Richard Moore on 1/03/21

2020 in The Rearview Mirror

Not to beat a dead horse, but 2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least. Looking back, the year has been full of challenges and adaptation on a parish, spiritual, and personal level for me and others.

Here at the parish, March ... Read More »


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