REV. WILLIAM SAUNDERS The Advent wreath is part of our long-standing Catholic tradition. However, the actual origins are uncertain. There is evidence of pre-Christian Germanic peoples using wreathes with lit candles during the cold and dark December days as a sign of hope in the future warm and extended-sunlight days of Spring. In Scandinavia during … [Read more…]
Attention all parents and guardians who wish for your child to participate in the CCD program at St. Peter Claver. There will be a mandatory meeting immediately following the Mass on Sunday, Oct. 20. We will discuss changes to the CCD program and expectations of Parents/ guardians and children. In order for your child to … [Read more…]
The standard procedure for a funeral at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church is that a funeral director (funeral home or mortuary) work with St. Peter Claver parish staff to set up the details of the visitation, funeral Mass or liturgy, luncheon and interment. Funeral directors are very helpful to the parish in that they arrange … [Read more…]
Connect with St. Peter Claver like never before. Stay up-to-date with what is going on in our parish throughout the week. With the myParish app you can receive and easily respond to messages from our parish. Enjoy many useful faith-building resources and features to complement your daily faith life, such as, Confession and prayer time … [Read more…]
Post by: Andy Chwalibog Members of our Parish that have been forced to miss the Sunday Eucharistic Celebration due to illness/injury/age can still reeve at home or in the hospital. As a parish community we have a responsibility to them to insure that they are not forgotten. The healing power of the Eucharist has long … [Read more…]
Want to review the readings for today’s Mass or preview the Sunday readings? CLICK HERE to visit the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops page and click on the “Today’s Readings: link.
We had several people stop and record their memories of St Peter Claver parish during our 80th Anniversary weekend. Click this link: Counting Our Blessings…Sharing Our Memories viseos to view them.
In this Prayer to Saint Peter Claver, we ask this great missionary to the Americas to inspire in us a similar missionary spirit, keeping always in mind that spiritual ills are more deadly than physical ills. Dear Saint of our modern times, you were permeated with compassion for the oppressed, for human beings sold as … [Read more…]
Many of us volunteer for St. Peter Claver. One of the suggestions from a recent safety audit of the facilities at church is that we make parishioners aware of the driving requirements and safety expectations when using their vehicles for church business. Catholic Mutual (insurance company for the Diocese) has some computer based training modules … [Read more…]