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St Victor Parish

Enjoy VictorFest July 24-27 in Calumet City

Well, I’ve got that feeling again.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City church helps youth with start of school year

Kelvin caught me outside reading on my lawn chair along side the house. Older retired guys do things like that. And younger guys like Kelvin (around 12) sometimes hustle older guys for jobs. Kelvin comes around because earlier this year, I succumbed to his sales pitch which was him simply as…

September 05, 2013 12:00 am

VictorFest is a lesson in community spirit

Have you ever had this experience?

August 01, 2013 12:00 am

Remembering Father Leo

Leo died last week.

May 30, 2013 12:00 am

Good luck in retirement, Sister Alban

Sister Alban is a great lady, the embodiment of what it means to be a true Christian. She has been a Calumet City treasure for more than a quarter century. When the Calumet City Hall of Heroes is instituted, Sister Alban Hermes will be in the first class chosen.

September 20, 2012 12:00 am

The Olympics: Always a reason for hope

Although there are things I would change, especially in the TV coverage, the Olympics are cool.

August 16, 2012 12:00 am

Singing for the season

Well, 'tis the season: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Online Tuesday, Website Wednesday, etc.

December 01, 2011 12:00 am

Will skies ever be as blue as 9/11?

I was walking home Sunday from St. Victor Church in Calumet City. Remember Sunday? It was a gorgeous late-summer day if ever there was one — much like the day exactly 10 years ago.

September 15, 2011 12:00 am

What a time to retire

Talk about irony; a scary irony.

August 04, 2011 12:00 am

Nothing trivial about questions in trivia contests

My friend Ed Vockel and I run a trivia night for our parish, St. Victor in Calumet City. We do it about every other month or so.

January 20, 2011 12:00 am
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