Deacon Bruce Corey articles

Deacon Bruce Corey articles

The Beautiful Journey We Call Lent - March 1, 2020

Posted by Kim Corey on 3/06/20

 It’s here again. Lent. Seems like it was just here last year. Feels like yesterday. Even so, it’s a good thing. It’s a good thing that it’s here because I need to be reminded to take my mind and my heart to a different place, not just for a day ... Read More »

Ad Orientem Masses - Part 1 - February 16, 2020

Posted by Kim Corey on 3/06/20

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

 Praised be Jesus Christ! 

Lent is just around the corner.  There will be many opportunities to grow in prayer and discipleship as a parish family this Lent. These can be found in our  Bulletin and in the announcements at Mass.

One opportunity we are ... Read More »

Baptism Sends Us Forth Into a Hurting World - January 12, 2020

Posted by Kim Corey on 1/16/20

Today we recall an important event in the life of Christ - the day of his Baptism.  Father, Son and Holy Spirit - The Holy Trinity - all together for the first time. God the Father speaking from the heavens, Son of God in the holy waters of the ... Read More »

What Would We Do Without Hope? - December 1, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 12/11/19

Hope: a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen; a feeling of trust.

I am grateful every day for this gift of hope because I trust that what Jesus promised will, in fact, take place. He will come again. I can’t see hope, but ... Read More »

Be Bold, Never Wimpy - October 20, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 10/31/19

In our gospel, we hear of the dishonest judge who was eventually worn down by the persistent widow. Because she continually threatened him, he surrendered to her. He finally gave her the justice she so persistently sought.

Our God, however, is not a dishonest judge. He is fair and ... Read More »

Pilgrimage: A Journey of Spiritual Significance - September 8, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 10/01/19

For the past eight years around the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 35 - 45 pilgrims have taken time out of their busy lives to walk three days (50 miles) from Kaukauna to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion. This will be ... Read More »

Miracles Abound, So Persevere in Prayer - July 28, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 7/24/19

In our first reading, Abraham pleads with the Lord not to destroy the city of Sodom. His persistence saves his nephew Lot and Lot’s relatives (except Lot’s wife, who did not heed the warning to not look back).  The Lord showed great mercy because of Lot’s Uncle Abraham’s unfailing ... Read More »

The Holy Trinity Cannot be Divided - June 16, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 6/17/19

Today, as we celebrate the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity, let us focus on the three Persons of God – God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Not one is alone. Christ, for example, is not alone in the Eucharist. He is the Second Person ... Read More »

Run Quickly to the Lord With All Your Heart - May 5, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 6/17/19

Today is the third time Jesus appears to his disciples after the resurrection. Peter shows complete joy and urgency when he recognizes Jesus. We all know the joy that comes with missing someone and wanting to be with them. The impulse to hug and hold and weep often accompany ... Read More »

Pride and Repentance - March 24, 2019

Posted by Kim Corey on 6/17/19

How difficult is it for us to feel remorse or regret for our wrongdoing or sin? The feeling part seems to be a natural and easy thing for me. I know in my heart when I’ve done wrong or hurt someone. The difficulty comes in expressing it out loud, ... Read More »

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