Fr. Jim Perkl’s Blog

//Fr. Jim Perkl’s Blog

PILGRIMAGE TO BEATIFICATION OF FR. ROTHER – You are invited!

Dear Friends in Christ, On Saturday, September 23, Servant of God, Father Stanley Rother, will be beatified in his home diocese of Oklahoma City. Some of you may have already read his story in the

Just Do It!

Dear Friends in Christ, On Tuesday, May 18, all the parishes of the Archdiocese were invited to participate in Spring Formation Day. Invited back by popular demand, Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut (pictured), presented

Every Good Gift God Gives Starts with Our “Yes!” to the Holy Spirit!

Dear Friends in Christ, Just a couple of days before my annual priest’s retreat at King’s House in Buffalo, Minnesota, I received a call out of the clear blue from Deacon Rip Reardon and the

Please Welcome Our Lady of the Smile to Our Daily Mass and Adoration Chapel

Dear Friends in Christ, As long time members of Mary, Mother of the Church know, our parish church holds a number of artistic treasures that enhance the beauty of our building and which enrich our

O Happy Day!

Dear Friends in Christ, He is Risen! Alleluia! Alleluia! Happy Easter! I especially extend a warm welcome to anyone who is visiting with us from other places or faith backgrounds. As we gather today, we celebrate the beautiful gift

How Has God Always Been?

Dear Friends in Christ, We all have questions. I am asked questions daily and since I am a priest many are theological. When I am meeting someone, who may be facing death, many questions deal