News and Article Archive

An Update on Fr. Eric

An Update on Fr. Eric

An Update on Fr. Eric: Please continue to keep our Pastor, Fr. Eric, in your prayers. On Monday, February 11, he underwent bypass surgery. The surgery went well and he is recovering. He is in good spirits, and looking forward to getting back to St. Patrick and the...

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Welcome the Stranger: Extended Love Resource Guide

Welcome the Stranger: Extended Love Resource Guide

Extended Love: Migration and the Church Fr. Eric wishes to share with everyone this resource guide. “Extended Love: Migration and the Church” is a quick reference resource to help everyone reflect on Church teachings, scripture, and quotes regarding the...

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From the Diocese of Phoenix

From the Diocese of Phoenix

Bishop Olmsted has heard from many in the Diocese about how the current scandals surrounding the Church have affected you, and now he would like to hear from all of you. The Diocese of Phoenix has built a new website and invites everyone to take a few minutes to share...

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Joel Stepanek @ the Men’s Mass & Breakfast (March 2018)

Joel Stepanek @ the Men’s Mass & Breakfast (March 2018)

Joel Stepanek, Director of Resource Development for LIFE TEEN, speaker, and author, joined the men gathered at St. Patrick Catholic Community’s Men’s Mass & Breakfast on March 10, 2018. He shares some practical insights on living a life of faith using...

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Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey

We are one family. Right now, many of our family members are suffering greatly from the effects of Hurricane Harvey. If you are looking for a way to help in response to Hurricane Harvey and the devastating effect it is having on Houston and the surrounding area, you...

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Sacrament of Marriage

Sacrament of Marriage

In Christian marriage, spouses model the love and self-gift of Christ. By giving of themselves and serving one another, their family, and community, they help one another live out Christ’s call to discipleship, love, and service. The Sacrament of Marriage provides a...

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Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

In the Church’s Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick, through the ministry of the priest, it is Jesus who touches the sick to heal them from sin – and sometimes even from physical ailment. His cures were signs of the arrival of the Kingdom of God. The core message...

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Building a Home Field Advantage

Building a Home Field Advantage

Great teams know what it means to have a home field advantage. We will build ours by strengthening the pillars of our community – Hospitality, Liturgy, Stewardship, Social Justice, and Formation. Take a listen to the keynote and workshop given by Joel Stepanek,...

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Our Epiphany Story

Our Epiphany Story

The Epiphany story is one of my favorites. A star, mysterious magi from the East, an evil king, all the elements of a good story. Yet we celebrate more than a story. The Gospel of Matthew, like Jesus, uses stories to teach us something essential to being Christian....

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Our Lady of Guadalupe (From “Catholics Matter”)

Our Lady of Guadalupe (From “Catholics Matter”)

On the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we wanted to share this video with you. Fr. Charlie Goraieb joined Fr. Rob Clements on a recent segment of “Catholics Matter,” a video series produced by the Diocese of Phoenix. It is a great conversation and...

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