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Posts by Doug Holliday

Faith Formation News

Hello Families, In today’s Gospel story, Jesus asked his disciples why they were troubled. Why do you think they were troubled? Share a time when you went to Jesus when you were troubled. Why did Jesus ask the disciples to look at his hands and his feet? Share a time when you had difficulty believing…

Third Sunday of Easter

By the Faithful Disciple GROW AS A DISCIPLE It’s only been two weeks since Easter, but already the holiday can seem like another item checked off our to-do lists. It’s easy to get complacent as we go about our busy lives – marking celebrations, important dates and gatherings on the calendar. Today’s readings remind us…

Faith Formation News

Hello Families, Within normal family life, there are many opportunities for conflict. Jesus did not promise us the absence of conflict in our lives. Instead, he gave us the gifts of peace, forgiveness, and reconciliation so that we could reduce conflict. The measure of Christian family life is not the absence of conflict, but the…

Second Sunday of Easter

By the Faithful Disciple GROW AS A DISCIPLE We tend to beat up St. Thomas for his doubt, when what is really most amazing in the scene from today’s Gospel is his understanding, and the first public pronouncement of, Jesus Christ’s divinity. He gets it. And he proclaims it without hesitation: “My Lord and my…

Knights of Columbus “Thank You!”

The Knights of Columbus would like to thank the generous parishioners of St. Genevieve-St. Maurice for helping us raise almost $1,100 through our March Tootsie Roll Drive. The money will help four local schools, including Divine Mercy Academy, support mentally handicapped and educationally challenged children.

Faith Formation News

Hello Parents, In the Easter Gospel we hear about how the disciples found the tomb empty three days after Jesus’ death. We are also told that they do not yet understand the Scriptures or that Jesus had been raised from the dead. That understanding gradually unfolded for the disciples as they began to experience the…

Easter Sunday

Dear Parishioners of St. Genevieve – St. Maurice, The road to Calvary was filled with suffering, the cross and the Lord’s death. It appeared that all was lost – but He lived! He is risen from the very tomb that enclosed Him and He establishes the way. The joy of Easter is that God’s love…