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
This is the first video session in a catechetical training series produced by the Diocese of Birmingham Catechetical Institute. In this session, David Anders (Ph.D, Church History) provides a brief introduction to the history, form, and content of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
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...
The St. William Women's Club is having their Annual Harvest Dinner and Silent Auction on Sat. Nov 5, 2016 in our Life Center located next door to the Church. We will be serving Turkey and Dressing and all the trimmings. The Auction will be from 4:00 P M to 6:30 P M and dinner will be served starting at 5:30 P M. Tickets will be available in advance. Call Bitha Luze at 872-3635 or Shirley Maes at 647-6111 of the Church Office at 872-4099 for tickets or more information. Price is $10.00 for adults and 5.00 for children under 12
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.
Formed.org is a free subscription with Catholic content. Movies, audios, books, and programs are available with free downloads of study guides. Just go to formed.org and enter the parish code FBXBH2, then fill out the information for your private account. All questions can be answered by either Debi Yetman 487-6390 or Judy Longoria 461-9726.
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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