Living Beyond Sunday Blog

First Down with Fr. Eric (December 4, 2022)

Dear Friends, The season of Advent begins a new liturgical cycle for Christians as we prepare for the season of Christmas. Preparing the way of the Lord has been a traditional call of Advent a...
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Advent Mission This Weekend

This is my 21st Advent here at St. Patrick and I am really excited to welcome the internationally acclaimed singer, retreat master, and all around great lady; Val Limar Jansen and her husband Frank...
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Maintaining Gratitude

This time of year we are continually reminded of two words, thankfulness and gratitude. It’s the time we reflect upon the many blessings we have been given and show gratitude for these gifts. But d...
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First Down with Fr. Eric (November 27, 2022)

Dear Friends,  Since September, we have focused on the theme of GATHER. How it is God’s desire that all humanity will gather together at the eternal banquet. For us as disciples of Jesus,...
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First Down with Fr. Eric (November 20, 2022)

Dear Friends,  This Thursday is Thanksgiving Day and it traditionally begins the feeling of the holidays. It is good that our country calls it Thanksgiving Day and that many people make p...
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