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July 13, 2018

Letter From the Pastor – July 15, 2018

 It is a commonly known fact that people of the ancient world believed there were many gods.  In the early biblical history, each nation was thought to have its own deity whom they worshiped and upon whom they depended for the necessities of life.  Later, in the times of the Greek and Roman empires, people believed in gods who overreached national boundaries but had limited categories of concern and responsibility.  For example, there was Apollo, god of the sun; Bacchus, god of wine; Minerva, goddess of wisdom; and Venus, goddess of love and beauty. This ancient theology is generally thought […]
July 6, 2018

Letter From the Pastor – July 8, 2018

          I read an article recently in a religious newspaper. It told of a famous Japanese artist who had contacted Christian missionaries to inquire about a ticket to heaven. He was a very old man who knew that death could not be far away. He had heard that Jesus had tickets to heaven, and he wanted to purchase one.           Some of us would laugh at the old man for wanting to purchase a ticket to heaven. But none of us would laugh at him for wanting to go to heaven. We […]
June 22, 2018

Letter From the Pastor – June 24, 2018

I suppose there are times when everyone longs to recapture the carefree innocence and joy of childhood.  We wish that for just one day we could shake off the burdensome responsibilities of adult life and put our feet under Dad’s table once more.  Admittedly, this emotion carries with it an element of escapism, but it is not necessarily all bad.  There are, of course, some characteristics of childhood that we should outgrow and leave behind forever.  Such childish traits as impatience and total self-centeredness have no place in adult life.  But there are certain basic elements of childhood that we […]
May 30, 2018

Men’s Club Annual Golf Outing – June 4

The Annunciation-Our Lady of Fatima Men’s Club invites you to the 37th Annual Golf Club Outing & Dinner at Leewood Golf Course on Monday, June 4, 2018!  $300 per golfer includes breakfast, golf (caddy and cart), locker rooms and dinner with open bar.  Please join in for 10 am registration, 11 am breakfast, 12 pm shotgun start, 5 pm cocktail hour, and 6:30 pm dinner.  You may also opt for dinner/open bar only for $125.  There will be numerous awards, raffles and a live auction MC’s by Crestwood’s own John McCombe.  To register, sponsor, contribute or if you have questions, […]
May 30, 2018

Grade 8 Mass and Dinner – June 7

The 8th grade class will have a Graduation Mass on Thursday, June 7th at 6 pm in Annunciation Church.  A celebratory dinner-dance will follow at Leewood Golf Club beginning at 7:30 pm.