January is a time of year where we really need to lighten up. It’s cold outside, and this year it’s really cold. We get only a small amount of daylight. The bills from this past Christmas keep coming. There are a lot of people struggling to keep a smile on their faces. We need some joy in ou…
It is often said, “Timing is everything.” And there is a great deal of truth to this.
Liam Quealy stars as a contemporary beach boy Jesus Christ in director and choreographer Stacey Flaster's re-imagined staging of "Godspell" running until Oct. 20 at Theatre at the Center in Munster.
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On Wednesday of this past week, many Americans took time to remember the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. It was truly a heartbreaking day as more than 3,000 lives were taken, and their families continue to grieve their loss. Our prayers continue to go out to the Lord for comfort to all of t…
The cast of "Godspell," directed by Stacey Flaster at Theatre at the Center in Munster and running now until Oct. 20 includes Hillary Marren (left), David Hathway, Rose Le Tran, Liam Quealy (center), Jim DeSelm, Matt Deitchman and Landree Fleming.
Director and choreographer Stacey Flaster has faith in the connection audiences have to the musical "Godspell."
Everywhere we go, we are bombarded with advertisements of what stores and businesses have to offer.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican leaders controlling the Indiana House and Senate schedules will continue starting legislative session days with a prayer, even as the U.S. Supreme Court reviews the constitutionality of the practice.
"Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed!"
One of the great blessings we have in our congregation is the opportunity to take short-term mission trips, both in the U.S. and abroad in foreign countries.
They were standing there waiting for me. The troubled look of concern was all over both of their faces. My wife and my oldest daughter were talking quietly to each other. I knew it wasn’t good. Then they turned to me and said, “Lady got sick last night, and it’s all over the basement!”
It's finally here! The day we have been waiting for! Christmas Day is here, and hopefully you can breathe a deep fulfilling breath. Today is a day where we should be able to sit back and relax. The hard work is over for us — I hope!
Today is the day Christians all over the world celebrate that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. Although Christmas is often the most popular holiday of the year, Easter ranks first in importance among all of the other holidays of the Christian church year. It is the celebration of God making …
Saturday activities at Our Lady of Consolation Church in Merrillville included an egg hunt and Easter Bunny, but for the multigenerational families gathered there, they were about something more: tradition and faith.
This past summer, I got a job. I'd like to say this was a summer job, but summer jobs usually involve working from June through August. I was hired Aug. 16.
Sometimes life as a pastor seems to be more joyful than others. There are some hills and valleys in the life of the parish pastor. I happen to be on one of those joyful highs right now. It isn't because life is especially easy right now. It's not. It is because of what I have just experience…
"Christmastime is here. Happiness and cheer."
EAST CHICAGO | Under the artists' bold brush strokes, the iconic face of Jesus Christ in the Byzantine style emerged from the church's ceiling.
HAMMOND | U.S. Conference of Bishops Vice President Gerald Kicanas said Friday he believes clergy of all religious denominations should urge parishioners to meet undocumented immigrants face to face.
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