Reflections on the Sunday’s Readings and Spiritual Practice: May 31, 2015

TrinityThis is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, the first Sunday after Pentecost. The very essence of our triune God is relational and communal – and this God calls us to love and relate in the same way. By doing as Jesus did, we enter into the mystery of Trinity and learn more and more who God is, through the power of the Spirit. May the communion of Creator, Christ and Consoler help us to find unity in the midst of our diversity, and to be more fully Epiphany, a manifestation of God in our time.

Readings:

  • Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40. Moses solemnly evokes the memory of who God has been for Israel: the one who chose them liberated them, lived with them and formed them into a people.
  • Romans 8:14-17. We are more than God’s chosen people. By the power of the Spirit working within us, we have been made children of God and joint heirs with Christ.
  • Matthew 28:16-20. We are baptized into the Trinity. Jesus reminds us that he is with us always.

Celebration for Fr. Randy’s 25 Anniversary of Ordination

25th anniversaryWhat: Epiphany’s Celebration for Fr. Randy’s 25 Anniversary of Ordination

When: June 14, 2015 – 11:30 AM Mass

Reception: Luncheon follows immediately after the 11:30 AM Mass

Where: Community Center

Fr. RandyJoin the Community in Celebrating Fr. Randy’s 25th Anniversary of Ordination.

There will be a luncheon reception in the Community Center after the 11:30 AM Liturgy, Sunday, June 14, 2015.

No Sale Yard Sale looking for household items

Yard SaleEpiphany Backside Ministry is collecting household items for the No Sale Yard Sale in early June. 

If you have TVs, bicycles, small refrigerators, small appliances, or other usable household items you’d like to donate, you can drop them off on the back porch of Epiphany house or contact Muffy Sinclair for a pick-up: +1 (517) 862-6848.

Obituary for Dean Pringle

DeanLoyal Dean Pringle, 83, of Louisville passed away peacefully at home on May 16, 2015.

Dean was the elder of two sons of Loyal M. Pringle and Mary B. (Cool) Pringle. He was born in 1932 in Santa Fe, NM where his father managed a grocery store. Later as his father’s career at what became the Safeway grocery store chain advanced, the family moved many times. Dean graduated from Princeton University in 1953 and then pursued a Master’s Degree in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado in Boulder. He served in the US Army.

He moved to Louisville, KY to work for BF Goodrich Chemical Co. where he was employed in chemical manufacturing for over 40 years. In 1958 he married Mary E. Openhosky of Long Island, NY. Dean and Mary raised five daughters, and now have seven granddaughters and three great-grandchildren. Dean was truly loved for his dedication to his family—parents and brother, his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren—which was his lifelong vocation.

Ministry: Bereavement

Catholic School for your child

Catholic SchoolAre you looking for a Catholic school for your child?

It is now an archdiocesan policy that a Catholic student, registered in any parish without a school, may attend any Catholic elementary school with available space at the same tuition rate paid by a parishioner of the parish sponsoring the school.

  • The determination of available space will be made by the school. 
Ministry: Formation

Memorial Day is coming May 25, 2015

Memorial DayPlan to remember your loved ones and all veterans and public servants who have given their lives for us at 10:00 AM Mass.

Bring a photo or memorial object to display at the liturgy.

There will be a reception following the liturgy where we can share memories and friendship on this special day of remembrance in our country.

Ministry: Worship

“From Seeds to Disciples” Formation Ministry Fair

Ministry FairWhat: “From Seeds to Disciples” Formation Ministry Fair

When: May 30th weekend after All Masses

Where: Community Center

Come stroll thru our ministry “garden!”

  • Pick up a “From Seeds to Disciples” card
  • Visit ministry tables, & drop off your signed “From Seeds to Disciples
  • Card for the Raffle Drawing!
Ministry: Formation

Obituary for James Eimer

JImJames L., Eimer, 79, of Louisville, passed away Friday, May 15, 2015 at his residence.

He was a retired chemist for Akzo Nobel and a member of Church of the Epiphany. He was a graduate of Bellarmine and received his master's from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Julie Marie Eimer and brother, Fr. Frank Eimer.

Ministry: Bereavement

Reflections on the Sunday’s Readings and Spiritual Practice: May 24, 2015

PentecostThis is the Feast of Pentecost, the last Sunday of the Easter Season. The Spirit is given not just to us individually, but to the community of believers. God's Spirit, like God's love, is missionary and relational, and enables us to live with one another in love, with gifts given for the benefit of all. Are we opening our hearts and minds to the Spirit of Truth? How are we called to help bury the dead and support those grieving the loss of a loved one?

The readings:

  • Acts 2: 1-11. All heard the same message in different languages. One faith in many cultural expressions. God's Spirit, like God's love, is missionary; it impels us beyond ourselves and our own concerns.

Obituary for John Caso

John CasoJohn Caso, passed away at age 76 on May 11, 2015 at his home in Louisville, KY, with his wife Linda at his side.

John was born in Manhattan, New York on Feb 13th, 1939, at Columbus Hospital the only child of John Caso and Rosina (Rose) Caso (nee di Rocco) of Italy.

John graduated from Adelphi University with a bachelor 's degree in business administration in 1966. Before graduating from Adelphi, John joined the Armed Forces in February of 1962 and was stationed at Fort Knox, KY. He received an honorable discharge in January of 1964. John received a scholarship to St. John's University and started on their varsity basketball team as a freshman. He was proud to have played under Joe Lapchick and Lou Carnesecca, until during a summer league at Rucker Park in Harlem, he had a career ending knee injury. John graduated from Long Island City High School where he was a three letter man, in baseball, basketball and football. John was All City High School, and Queens varsity, high school scoring champ for three years running.

Ministry: Bereavement

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