Author: Lauren Goracke

  • Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Easter

    Thomas was not in the upper room when Jesus appears and says “Peace be with you.” As a matter of fact The writing thinks one information that it will treat […]

  • Bulletin Letter 3/12/23

    Dear Friends and Parishioners, Each Wednesday evening at the Family Center, our parish holds RCIA classes. RCIA means the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. This year we have one […]

  • Homily for the First Sunday of Lent

    Our Old Friend The first thing I noticed when I read the story of creation in Genesis today was that there was a large portion missing from the text we […]

  • Homily for the Seventh Sunday OT

    After John had been arrested and Jesus called the first apostles to follow him, he gathers everyone together to teach them about a new way of life. A rabbi, gathering […]

  • Information about changes regarding the formation of a Pastoral Team in Latah County

    February 13, 2023 Dear Members of our St. Mary’s Parish Family, In October of 2022, Fr. Chase Hasenoehrl and I wrote to you about some possible changes to the Pastoral […]

  • Homily for the Sixth Sunday OT

    If any of you remember the movie Men in Black, there is an important scene at the beginning of the movie. Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) and Agent J (Will […]

  • St. Angela Merici – Bulletin Letter (Sister Margaret)

    We celebrated St. Angela Merici’s feast on January 27th . Why is she important to us at St. Mary’s? It was she who founded the Ursuline Sisters in 1535. And […]

  • Homily for the Fourth Sunday OT

    You might say “here he goes again” when I talk about the behavior of the Chosen People in the times of Zephaniah the Prophet;  You might say “here he goes […]

  • Homily for the Third Sunday OT

    The local weatherman said a few days ago that our days are getting longer by about two minutes a day. You can tell that when you get up in the […]

  • Homily for the First Sunday of Advent

    To go from Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Year’s Day brings us full circle when trying to figure out how we want to approach this time of year again. There’s […]