Month: September 2022

  • Homily for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday OT

    If you can handle one more “When I was a kid” story, I thank you for your indulgence. But, “when I was a kid,” every spring we would go to […]

  • Bulletin Column 9/25/22

    Dear Friends and Parishioners,Friendships are very important. And all the priests were reminded of that at our AnnualPriest Retreat in Boise on September 12–15, 2022. The theme was Friendship with […]

  • Thoughts on the Gospel for 25th Sunday

    After listening to Deacon George Canney’s homily on the Gospel this past weekend, I wanted to share some of the thoughts I had about the readings and Gospel. All of […]

  • Homily for the 25th Sunday OT – Cycle C

    Many of you may recall Fr. Bill Taylor, now retired, who served at St. Augustine’s here in town around 2005-2008. Fr. Bill grew up in a large family; money was […]

  • Homily for the Twenty-Fourth Sunday OT

    For those of you who know Fr. Joe Schmidt you know that he is a voracious reader.  If you ever saw his house there are books everywhere.  His fireplace hearth […]

  • Bulletin Column 9/11/22

    Dear Friends and Parishioners,We used to ask the question: “Do you remember where you were when President Kennedy wasshot?” I can remember being at Jessie Beck School in Reno. I […]

  • Homily for the Twenty-Third Sunday OT

    Let’s start with the easy one.  From the book of Wisdom we have a wonderful prayer.  It comes from King Solomon.  Born the illegitimate son of King David and Bathsheba, […]

  • Bulletin Column 9/4/22

    Dear Friends and Parishioners,A few days ago, we celebrated the opening of a new school year at our Parish School. St. Mary’sParish School is a constant reminder that the gift […]