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Time to Get Signed Up!

Posted on September 13, 2019 in: General News

Time to Get Signed Up!
The sign-up list for Nativity volunteers at Heritage Days (Sept 21) is at the Welcome Desk. There are lots of things to do and fun to be had! Sign up for a shift to sit in the History tent, talk with visitors about Nativity of Mary parish history, encourage folks to play Box Hockey or try out vintage typewriters. Give a warm Nativity welcome at the festival kiosk, share maps and entertainment schedules. Parking lot attendants are needed at our north lot to reserve it for Mass attendees, and let authorized vehicles in & out. There are a couple slots left to sell Nativity...

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Pastor’s Note

Posted on September 13, 2019 in: General News

Pastor’s Note
Our Spiritual Home Recently a friend of mine sent me an awesome article written by Claire Dwyer, a freelance columnist for the National Catholic Register. In this article, entitled “My Father’s House,” Claire speaks about the importance of mankind’s constant search for a place in this world to set roots down and encounter God. I found her articulation of this spiritual seeking for a place to rest to be something that resonated deeply within my own heart. Her article reminded me of how important it has been for me, over my many years of formatio...

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New Youth Minister

Posted on September 13, 2019 in: General News

New Youth Minister
St. Bonaventure and Nativity of Mary are happy to announce that we have hired a new Youth Minister who will work with both parishes. My name is Izabella Frederiksen. I am originally from California and graduated from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota with a degree in Communications and minor in Theology. I had the privilege to serve with NET Ministries back in 2014-2015. That year of service taught me the beauty of community and prayer. I am humbled and honored to be joining your team. Thank you for your warm welcome and I look forward to being of service ...

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