Hello. You're pretty sure you don't know me -- I don't blame you. We haven't talked in a while. But I thought I might as well send you this. We used to be best friends when you were younger -- remember that? No, I don't expect you to. But maybe you remember a little bit. … Continue reading G.A.
Just a reminder that we're going to be watching The Passion of the Christ tonight at St. Luke's. The showing will begin right after Holy Thursday Mass, which starts at 7pm. We will be watching the movie in the church, and there will be Eucharistic Adoration in the adjacent Mercy Chapel at the same time. … Continue reading Holy Thursday Mass and The Passion of the Christ — TONIGHT!
What's special about April 9, 2017? Oh, right -- it was Palm Sunday. It was the beginning of the holiest week in the church year. It was (this day in history) but was there anything, anything else important about that day? Of course. It was the 152nd anniversary of Lee's surrender in the Civil War. … Continue reading Ms. Rita Day
Early bird registration is actually one week LATER this week, praise God! We are thus able to extend the deadline for paperwork to Friday, April 7 @ 3pm. Please make sure you get all paperwork into the St. Athanasius Parish Office at this time. I will be following up with everyone in the coming days! … Continue reading UPDATE: IYT Deadline April 7
Hey Everyone! Sorry it's been a while since I've given you an update about Ignite, but here are the details! IGNITE YOUR TORCH REGISTRATION! This year’s conference will be July 6-9, 2017. Click HERE for the paperwork & registration! Registration opens on February 1, and we will need final commitments no later than Friday, March … Continue reading IGNITE YOUR TORCH!
If you're laughing, If you're smiling, If it seems the sun shines just for you. . . Then your life's worth living. If you're with close friends Sharing their pain, Holding their hurts, Living through their darkest night until the sunrise comes. . . Then your life's worth living. If you're working hard, … Continue reading When is Life Worth It? (A Meditation)
When things are hard; When things go wrong; When you can't do anything about what's going on -- Smile. When it's terrible; When you're trapped in pain; When the world is falling apart in front of your eyes -- Smile. When you're weak; When you're crying; When all you want to do is run away … Continue reading Smile Through Your Tears (A Meditation)
Come on out to St. Athanasius in the Upper Room of the Parish Hall (gymnasium) for "Sophie Scholl", the story of the German resistance movement during WW2. Bring some snacks to share, and hope to see you there! Text "I'm coming" to John Sohl so we can get a headcount for the pizza! "Stand up … Continue reading MOVIE NIGHT this Friday @ 7pm, St. Athanasius!
This officially starts our "I Thirst" Initiative from Feb 5-Mar 31! Bring in your new or gently used shoes to donate to WaterStep so they can send the shoes to those in need and use the money to build wells and other water filtering methods in poverty-stricken countries! Also, bring in BABY shoes for the … Continue reading WaterStep Launches!
If you are interested in committing to the March for Life from Jan 25-29, 2017--regardless of what day we leave or come home in that window--you must text or call John Sohl @ 5024286757 before Tuesday, December 20 @ 2pm to reserve your spot on our bus! Cost is only $100 and your commitment will … Continue reading MARCH FOR LIFE!