Monthly Archive April 2014

An Evening in Paris

From left to right: Fr. John Wauck, Andy Webber, Tony Stallone and Liz Rahimi Nearly 300 of our friends gathered on Sunday, April 6, to celebrate and raise money for St. Joseph’s Home, at the 20th anniversary of the Amazing Grace Gala. Our guests were transported to “An Evening in Paris” at Stonegate Banquet Centre Read more…

Welcome Home, Willa, Alleluia!

Willa’s daughter, Sandy Johnson (l), Willa (center), Bishop Rassas, and son-in-law Leon Johnson (2nd row).   This year, we had the added joy during our Easter Vigil Mass, of having one of our Residents receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Joining tens of thousands other catechumens from around the United States on Holy Saturday, Willa Turner Read more…

“Ad Jesum per Mariam”

By: Diana Olson On Tuesday, April 1, we were all gathered at our weekly staff meeting. Mother Provincial Maria Christine was in town and was sitting in on the meeting. Mother Marguerite began the meeting by asking us to pray for Bishop Andrew McDonald, who was near death. She asked for our prayers, that if Read more…

O Lord, Let Your Servant Go In Peace

Bishop Andrew Joseph McDonaldOctober 24, 1923  – April 1, 2014 The following are excerpts from the Homily preached by Msgr. J. Gaston Hebert, at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock, AR, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the Mass of Christian Burial for Bishop Andrew J. McDonald. “It was 1972 when Andrew J. Read more…