The Church gives us the saints so that we might have heroes and role models in our lives. Not all of the saints lived millennia ago; there are saints-in-the-making who are from the millennial generation. This week's Deacon's Desk tells the stories of a few of them.
Our local St. Vincent de Paul organization is working to boost the local food pantry that serves Hamilton County. Our Justice & Charity Council shares how feeding the hungry is integral to following Christ and how we can do it right now in Noblesville!
There is Hope for Haiti. The OLG Haiti Ministry embodies the Catholic Social Teaching about rights and responsibilities and dignity for all. Our Sister Parish at Saint Louis de Sud and St. Patrick School provided a wonderful update about enhancements at the school, like a new computer lab, tree nursery and mobile health clinic. OLG has had a 30+ year relationship with the people of Haiti. We remember back when it all started and explain how your monetary support continues to help Haitian students and families.
The most sacred time of the year is an opportunity to celebrate the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ. Join us for the parish community events during Holy Week, culminating with the celebration of Easter on April 3-4, 2021!
In the fall of 2020, leaders of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened their annual meeting by calling on clerics to advocate for certain public policies, such as legislation that could limit gun violence. Learn more about this pro-life cause.
Lent is a penitential season wherein we are invited to perform “corporal works of mercy" in preparation for the Paschal Triduum. Doing works of mercy looks a lot different within a pandemic, however. The Justice and Charity Council wishes to offer some ideas on how to more fully enter into Lent.