Announcements

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Easter Egg Hunt

To continue our event we are in need of candy (No chocolate) that will fit in the eggs and volunteers to help fill the eggs. Contact: Karen at krea@comcast.net

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Dinner Dance Help Needed!

Our St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance fundraiser is fast approaching! How can you help?? The Raffle/Silent Auction Committee is looking for donations. No used items please. A few ideas: Gift Certificates and Gift Cards Sports Event Tickets or Theater Tickets Gift Baskets Drop off donations after mass at the Dinner Dance Ticket Table in the Narthex….

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HELP WANTED

Light custodial & Minor repair work Part time Approximately 5 hours /wk (Early Morning) Contact Deacon Terry 815-735-4088 Cell 815-436-4380  


This Week's Bulletin

02/25/2018

Deacon VicMeister Eckhart (1260-1328) was a German theologian, Dominican preacher, philosopher and mystic. He taught about the four principles of understanding how we are made in the image and likeness of God. First, he says, there is a light in the soul at the core of our personality which cannot be separated from God. It is a divine essence that is at the center of our consciousness. Second, this divine essence cannot be hidden by our everyday personality. Instead, we should try to learn about our true self so that it becomes our everyday personality. Third, the discovery of our true self is life’s real and highest goal. Our supreme purpose in life is not to make a fortune, nor to pursue pleasure, nor to write our names in history, but to discover the spark of the divine that is in our soul. Fourth, when we realize this goal, we discover that the God in our souls is the same God in every person on earth. When we discover that, we discover peace. So, you may ask, how do we realize this goal? How do we find the spark of the divine that is in our soul? By being quiet…and listening to God, who speaks to your soul every day.

May you find some quiet this Lent, and may the peace of Christ be with you always ,

Dn Vic