Photo Credits — Ed Stewart unless otherwise noted
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Saturday and Sunday, December 24 and 25 — Christmas Eve Vigil and Christmas Day:
The Vigil Mass choir, directed by Christina Wilson, sang several prelude Christmas songs before the Mass began. The singers from the left are: Jacquie Stewart, Rosalinda Renskoski, Debbie Bayer, Suzanne Lacy, Christina Wilson, Joe D'Angelo, Jared Fuller (pianist), Pat O'Connor, Braden Wilson, and Doug Bayer.
Fr. John celebrated the Christmas Eve Vigil Mass, assisted by Deacon Mike and acolyetes Ken and Karen Kahn.
Doug Bayer, first reader, and Dianne Whalen, second reader, proclaimed the Bible readings.
Deacon Mike proclaimed the Gospel reading.
Fr. John spoke the homily.
The Christmas Day Mass choir, directed by Christina Wilson, sang several prelude Christmas songs before the Mass began. The singers from the left are: Jacquie Stewart, Rosalinda Renskoski, Suzanne Lacy, Carmel Mortenson, Christina Wilson, Jared Fuller (pianist), Doug Bayer, Braden Wilson, Pat O'Connor, and Beth Goddard (seated).
Fr. John celebrated the Christmas Day Mass, assisted by acolyetes Ken and Karen Kahn, and Kathy Gardina carried the Book of Gospels as part of the entrance procession.
Fr. John incensed the altar at the beginning of the Christmas Day Mass.
Jacquie Stewart, first reader, and Kathy Gardina, second reader, proclaimed the Bible readings.
Fr. John incensed the Book of Gospels before proclaiming the Gospel reading and speaking the homily.
Sunday, September 25 — Blessing of Religious Education Teachers:
Fr. John blessed the religious education teachers: Sara Flynn, Karen Kahn, and Mike and Mary Kienbusch.
Sunday, August 21 — Blessing of Council Members:
Fr. John blessed the newly elected and current pastoral council members. Left to right: Mike and Mary Kienbusch, Terry Napolitan, Veronica Burgdorf, Gary Kirsch, and Steve Yackley. Members not in the photo: Debby Yackley, Fred and Pam Hernandez, Steve Schultz, and Nancy Tracewell.
Assisting Fr. John are acolytes Mary-Lou Giacomelli and Tony Tomassoni.
Fr. Jonathan Fassero: (St. Meinrad) celebrated the Masses on Sundays, July 31,
August 7 & 14, and on Wednesdays, August 3 and 10. We greatly appreciate his annual visits to give our
pastor a break.
Saturday, May 28: early on this morning, long time parishioner Rich Hrpcha
June 10, Friday, Funeral Services: were held at the Assumption Parish, with a rosary being prayed at
9:30 a.m., and the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m., celebrated by Fr. James from NM. Following the Mass, the interment of Rich's ashes was in the Assumption Catholic Cemetery with a luncheon at the Parish Hall to conclude the services.
Sunday, May 1 — Tomassoni First Holy Communion and May Crowning:
Gianna Tomassoni crowned our statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary and received her first Holy Communion. A reception featuring a cake for her and another for the recent confirmation of Jess Franta and Scott Freeburg.
Wednesday, March 23 — Mass of Christian Burial for Lenora D'Angelo:
Sunday, March 20 — Fr. John, Assisted by Deacon Chuck, Celebrates Palm Sunday:
Palm Sunday acolytes were Mary-Lou Giacomelli, Ken Kahn, Karen Kahn, and Matthew Keinbusch
(not in picture). For additional Palm Sunday photos, click here.
Sunday, March 13 — Fr. John, Assisted by Deacon Chuck, Installs Eucharistic Ministers:
Dorreen Newcomb, Adrian Tompkins, Carol Kennedy, and Rose Moss were installed during the Mass.
Friday, March 11 — Mass of Christian Burial for Dick Kerstiens:
Ash Wednesday, February 10 — Distribution of Ashes by Deacon Chuck and Fr. John:
The blessed ashes are imposed on the faithful as a sign of conversion, penance, fasting and human mortality.
Sunday, February 7 — Blessing of Faith Formation Classes and Blessing of Throats:
Deacon Chuck and Fr. John blessed the Faith Formation classes during the Mass.
Deacon Mike, Deacon Chuck, and Fr. John performed the Blessing of the Throats after Mass.
Photo Archive for previous year: 2015