Amen Corner

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Holy Week - By Monsignor Dan Stack

Posted by Lia Armstead

How are Holy Week and Shakespeare alike?Most of us had an encounter with Shakespeare in our high school experience. Between the florid and antiquated language, the unfamiliar nouns and the cultural differences, it was hard work to begin to understand and appreciate “the Bard of Avon". In the end, ... Read More »

Amen Corner - February 27, 2022

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Written by Kathy Kuczka

As a former intern coordinator in Washington D.C., I had the opportunity to visit Gallaudet University. Gallaudet is the only University where all programs are specifically designed for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. I witnessed students interacting, collaborating, socializing, storytelling, even laughing—all in ... Read More »

Amen Corner - February 20, 2022

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Written by Kathy Kuczka

In part two of our series, we continue with key themes of the Catholic Church’s Social Teaching.

 

Rights and Responsibilities

 

Just as you did it to the least of these, you  did it to me. Matthew 25:31-46

 

Because every human life ... Read More »

Amen Corner - February 6, 2022

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Written by Kathy Kuczka

St. Thomas Aquinas has a new deacon! Geza Gereben was ordained yesterday at the Cathedral of Christ the King. I recently spoke with him about his background and about the journey to ordination.

Where were you born? Where did you grow up?

My parents ... Read More »

Amen Corner - February 13, 2022

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Written by Kathy Kuczka

 

My friend Trevor employs Rosa, a woman from El Salvador, to clean his apartment. Each time she comes to clean Trevor’s place, he goes out to get lunch for Rosa and for himself. Though she hates to take a break, Trevor encourages Rosa ... Read More »

Amen Corner - January 30, 2022

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Amen Corner

By Kathy Kuczka

This weekend, we celebrate the feast of our parish patron, St. Thomas Aquinas, an Italian who joined the Dominican Order, also known as the Order of Preachers. Members of the Dominican Order, which includes priests, sisters and affiliated laypersons, commit themselves to studying, ... Read More »

Amen Corner - January 23, 2022

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Our Liturgical Spirituality Click above for this weeks' Amen Corner.

Amen Corner - January 16, 2022

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

What is Ordinary Time? Click above for this weeks' Amen Corner.

Amen Corner - January 9, 2022

Posted by Lia Armstead

Why Do We Bless Ourselves with Holy Water upon Entering the Worship Space? Click above for this weeks' Amen Corner.  

Amen Corner - January 2, 2022

Posted by Lia Armstead

Amen Corner

By Kathy Kuczka

One of the first questions my mother would ask my brother whenever he told her of a new love interest was, “Is she Catholic?” My mother’s question was due in part to the fact that she was a devout Catholic and wanted my ... Read More »