Without Mary’s free acceptance of her calling from God we would not have Jesus in human flesh. Also, the fact that Scripture refers to her in such a special way is good enough reason to talk about her. The frequency of the mention of Mary in any particular setting really depends on your perspective. In my experience Mary is not the core component of faith. The core of Catholicism is Jesus, not Mary.View more
Catholic Answers discuss this question: Jimmy Akin is an internationally known author and speaker. As the senior apologist at Catholic Answers, he has more than twenty years of experiencing defending and explaining the Faith. Jimmy is a convert to the Faith and has an extensive background in the Bible, theology, the Church Fathers, philosophy, canon law, and liturgy.View more
St. William now has its very own Altar Server Training Video for our servers to watch and learn more about their role in the Mass and how to serve at St. William. This 12 minute video is meant for ALL servers to view and learn from.
BustedHalo.com's fantastic introduction to the Sacraments series. Join Fr. Dave Dwyer, CSP, as he explains the do's and don'ts and rights and wrongs of receiving Communion...
On Saturday, April 11, the Vigil of the Feast of Divine Mercy, Pope Francis promulgated the papal document that officially declared the extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. Set to run from Dec. 8, 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, to Nov. 20, 2016, the Solemnity of Christ the King, it'll be a time of great grace.
Dear Fellow Parishioners,
Do you shop at Kroger? If so, please follow the directions below and register your Kroger Plus Card to make additional funds for St. William. When you shop and use your card, a small percentage will be credited to St. William. The church office will receive a quarterly check directly from Kroger. Please help with this endeavor.
You have to register your card with the non-profit number for St. William only once a year. The Non Profit Organization (NPO) number for Church of St. William is: 80450. Thank you in advance - Kroger Community Rewards Program Instructrions
Vice-Chair, Parish Pastoral Council