Posted April 17, 2006

Holy Week - 2006

Paul Villotti reads the Passion on Good Friday in English as Father reads in Latin

Father Buchholz gives his blessing to a visitor in the vestibule after Easter Sunday Mass.

Father Buchholz chats with a junior member of the Oratory.

Posted April 3, 2006

On April 2nd, Father Lenhardt celebrated Mass and gave an interesting talk on the subject of Indulgences.

A nice number of people attended the Oratory Mass on April 2, 2006. And Father Buchholz introduced Father Lenhardt, the Vice Provincial for the United States of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest. After Mass, a group gathered in the parish hall to hear Father's talk in which he said among many things, that Indulgences help push out the bad and make room for the good in all of us.

Father Lenhardt chants the gospel of Passion Sunday.

Father Lenhardt emphasizes a point in his talk that was very well received.

Posted March 26, 2006

Green Bay visits Kansas City - March 26, 2006

Friends of Father Buchholz from Green Bay, Wisconsin's St. Joseph Oratory, recently spent several days visiting the Kansas City area. While in Kansas City they had the opportunity to attend several Oratory Masses at Our Lady of Sorrows, Stations of the Cross and the special High Mass on the feast of the Annunciation.

Posted March 20, 2006

St. Joseph's Table - March 19, 2006

    Therese Balke organized another outstanding St. Joseph Table in the parish hall at which all proceeds went for the aid of the poor.

Posted March 15, 2006

Campaign Kick-Off - March 12, 2006

    About 100 Oratory members attended a town hall meeting on March 12th, to be brought up to date regarding the fund-raising campaign that was to launch on March 21st. The meeting was chaired by Msgr. Michael Schmitz the Vicar General of the Institute who told all that the the Oratory's success was directly in each member's hands and that prayer and participation to the fullest extent of each member was vital.

     Father Bradley Offutt, the Chancellor of the Diocese gave a stirring talk in which much of the renovation progress was detailed. Father Offutt's charm and enthusiasm was a tremendous boost the enthusiasms of all present to hear it. He continually kept the audience laughing and cheering as he presented the news and also some funny anecdotes about his participation in the Oratory's planning and execution.

Posted - March 12, 2006 - A few of the big crowd of interested people.

Posted - March 12, 2006 - Father's Offutt's energetic talk was funny and motivational

Posted - March 12, 2006 - Father Buchholz and Msgr. Schmitz following the excellent presentation by Father Offutt

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