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THE WOULD-HAVE-BEEN-WEDNESDAY REPORT: June 13, 2024

Posted by Tony Ward on 6/12/24

Dear Partners in Ministry,

Hello all, and happy Saint Anthony's Day to all who celebrate! The Bad Gateways have been breached, and we're back online. Thanks for your patience.

I'm going to be using up some much-needed vacation days over the next two weeks, but I'll be here for ... Read More »

THE WEDNESDAY REPORT: June 5, 2024

Posted by Tony Ward on 6/05/24

Dear Partners in Ministry,

Happy June! We're back to green-vested Sundays, weddings on the weekends, and kids out of school. But today, I wanted to look ahead a bit— specifically, to the Fall, when we're planning to hold training/renewal sessions for many of our liturgical ministries. I want to ... Read More »

THE WEDNESDAY REPORT: May 29, 2024

Posted by Tony Ward on 5/29/24

Dear Partners in Ministry,

As we prepare to celebrate Corpus Christi— the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ— it seems like the perfect time to say thank you to all of our Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion! Thank you for the care and commitment you ... Read More »

THE WEDNESDAY REPORT: May 22, 2024

Posted by Tony Ward on 5/22/24

Dear Partners in Ministry,

Before I get to the Summer stuff, an invitation: You have two chances next week to enjoy the performance of our own organist, Steve Kuerbitz, as he presents pieces by Bach, Mendelssohn, Brahms, and Jongen. Catch him Sunday, May 26 at 1 pm, Saint Paschal ... Read More »

THE WEDNESDAY REPORT: May 15, 2024

Posted by Tony Ward on 5/15/24

Dear Partners in Ministry,

As the Easter season comes to a close this weekend, allow me to thank you all for the many ways you served as Christ for others in this season! It's been a truly remarkable seven weeks, and as we celebrate Pentecost this weekend, please know ... Read More »

THE WEDNESDAY REPORT: May 8, 2024

Posted by Tony Ward on 5/08/24

Dear Partners in Ministry,

Happy Ascension week! I've had to miss a day or two in the office this week due to family duties, so this is a brief one....

Peace be with you,Tony EMHCs: Reminders about the choir....

If you are assigned to B3/C3, you'll be wrapping up ... Read More »

THE WEDNESDAY REPORT: May 1, 2024

Posted by Tony Ward on 5/01/24

Dear Partners in Ministry,

Today's a big day for this little blog, as I welcome all our liturgical ministers to The Wednesday Report! Going forward, this blog will aim to provide news, updates, and other information for each of your ministries, as well as information about our liturgical ... Read More »

THE WEDNESDAY REPORT: April 24, 2024

Posted by Tony Ward on 4/24/24

Dear Partners in Ministry,

Those of you who were part of this year's fabulous Easter Vigil this year remember well the joy of celebrating the Sacraments of Initiation, but we were missing one of our catechumens that night. Dyllan (whose mother and little sister—the one whose feet floated out ... Read More »

THE WEDNESDAY REPORT: April 17, 2024

Posted by Tony Ward on 4/17/24

Dear Partners in Ministry,

As I said to you after Mass, "Every kid deserves that First Communion Mass." You all were fantastic, and we were inundated with praise for your minstry! Thank you all so much for your part in such a beautiful liturgy. BACK TO BUSINESS...

We're back ... Read More »

THE WEDNESDAY REPORT: April 10, 2024

Posted by Tony Ward on 4/10/24

Dear Partners in Ministry,

Just a quick post this week as we move ahead into the Easter Season: TOMORROW NIGHT'S REHEARSAL: CANTORS ONLY

Our repertoire for the weekend is so familiar that I think it'd be a better use of rehearsal time to work with our cantors for the ... Read More »

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