An Appeal from Father Haugan

Our Easter will be different this year. Our world is in an unprecedented health crisis and the timing has coincided with our celebration of the Risen Christ. Saint John Paul II reminds us, “It was He (Jesus), and He alone, who satisfied the Father’s eternal love…that love which man in a way rejected by breaking the first covenant,” and that it was through... Read More >

Apr. 3 | Fr. Dan's Film Recommendation

In last week’s Sunday paper insert, Parade Magazine suggested 14 of the best 80s movies to watch while we are home staying safe .   As a child of the 80s, I remember watching many of these great movies both at home on our brand new VCR, and at school, when the teacher needed an easy day (How are all you parents holding up homeschooling your kids?). Many of the... Read More >

Mar. 27 | Fr. Dan's Film Recommendation

Greetings Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As a young student I was never very good at history. In fact, I found it kind of boring. But I did love historical movies as a kid. As I grew older, I came to appreciate history more and more, and I have never lost my love for movies set in historical periods. The first place I was introduced to historical movies was watching the classics... Read More >

Mar. 20 | Fr. Dan's Film Recommendation

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It has been suggested to me that I do some movie reviews on Fridays, as we are all probably going to be stuck indoors for a while. I thought I would start with my favorite series of movies, The Star Wars saga. There has been much debate on what is the best order in which to watch them. Over the years I have done the main two suggestions, watch... Read More >

Help Holy Spirit by Shopping

Did you know you can help Holy Spirit out just by using Amazon Smile, Box Tops for Education, and Coke Rewards? Follow the steps below to start helping Holy Spirit today! Amazon Smile Go to . Search for Holy Spirit Church & School under charitable organizations and select. That's it! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price... Read More >

Oct. 13 • Teaching Masses

On Oct. 13, Masses will be celebrated in a special way. Throughout each Mass, we will have brief commentary that explains the various parts and rituals. Our goal is that it might help all to participate more consciously and actively in prayer. Mass will only be 10-15 minutes longer. We encourage everyone to attend! Parishioners will receive a booklet that explains the meanings behind... Read More >

Collection: Jack's Basket

Hello, my name is Jacob Wahlberg and I am a Life Scout from Troop 82 based out of Holy Spirit Church. I am currently working on my Eagle Scout and would love your help! Jack’s Mission Statement Jack’s Basket is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to celebrate babies with Down syndrome. We strive to ensure that every new and expectant parent is provided... Read More >

Hosta Garden

Volunteers are needed to assist with a gardening project on the church campus conducted by Eagle Scout candidate, Alex Hermann. On Saturday, Aug. 3, and Sunday, Aug. 4, Alex will be preparing the ground and planting a hosta garden on the west side of the church, as well as refreshing the area on the Randolph Avenue side of the church and the parking lot gardens. Help is needed... Read More >

Build at the Crow Creek Reservation

Another Habitat for Humanity Interfaith Builder, Olivet Congregational Church, is going to the Crow Creek Reservation in South Dakota on the Missouri River for its annual build with the Dacotah Tipis. The trip runs on Aug. 18–24. Work includes home repairs and other service projects beginning Monday–Friday. Community Works is planning to subsidize some of the costs for... Read More >

Blood Drive Wrap-Up

The Men's Club wishes to thank all our donors who made the Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, June 29 a success. We realized 40 units of blood. Please pray for the up to 120 people who will receive, over the next two months, blood products from this drive. Your prayers for healing can make a difference! Thanks to our volunteers and staff for making this event and the blood... Read More >