Connecting Point: April 1, 2018

April 1 Connecting Point Image

In the celebration of Adult Baptism, the person being baptized is immersed under water three times, symbolizing the three days that Christ was in the tomb!  In Baptism, we die with Christ and rise with him to new life.  The …

Connecting Point: February 18, 2018

February 18 Connecting Point

My friends who run marathons take their physical fitness seriously throughout the year.  They incorporate physical exercise routines and healthy eating into their daily lives.  However, as a marathon draws near, they step things up a notch.  In order to …

Sunday Night Mass Coming Soon

After careful and prayerful reflection, and at the recommendation of the Parish Pastoral Council, St. Isidore will be adding a Mass to our weekend schedule.  Beginning May 20, 2018, we will be adding a 5:30 PM Sunday Evening Mass.   Our …

Connecting Point: December 25, 2017

Christmas Connecting Point

“Be not afraid!” are the very first words with which the angel greets the lowly shepherds as they keep watch over the sheep in the dead of night. They are also the first words the angel Gabriel addressed to the …

Connecting Point: December 3, 2017

December 2 Connecting Point image

The beginning of a new year is often a time when we take a close look at ourselves, assess our relationships, our physical well-being, and other important areas of our lives, and make concrete plans to live fuller, healthier lives.  …

Connecting Point: September 24, 2017

September 24 Connecting Point

Watch Father Ron’s video Connecting Pount as he sums up the last three weeks in forgiveness.

Connecting Point: April 16, 2017

Easter 2017 Connecting Point

The message of Easter is that those who never knew Jesus in the flesh can still have a close, intimate relationship with him.

This belief that Jesus lives gives joy, meaning, and direction to our lives.

Every day we can …

“ReLent”

Fr. Ron reflects on an excerpt from Exodus and explains why lent may be a good time to relent.…

Connecting Point: April 2, 2017

April 2 Connecting Point

None of us can live fully without hope.  Daily, we encounter people who are lacking in hope.
They need an encouraging word, a smile, a listening ear, the promise of a prayer.
The simple assurance that someone cares, and that …

How Can God’s Light Shine Through You?

Fr. Ron Thoughts on Our Commercial

We at St. Isidore continue to find new ways to “Bring God’s Word to the Community”. At our Masses the weekend of February 11/12 we introduced an exciting and innovative way to spread the Word: a thirty-second commercial for St. …

Connecting Point: December 25

How can I spread the joy of Christmas beyond the day and season?

Christmas is the joyful celebration that our God is a God who is
“Emanuel”, meaning “God With Us”. Beyond the Christmas Season, God will
continue to be “with us” every day. One way to help us to continue the
spirit …

How Will You Make Your Faith Visible to Others

Listen to Fr. Ron’s homily from November 13. He talks about how we need to show our faith following a very divisive election no matter who you voted for.…

Connecting Point: November 13

How will I make my faith visible to others this week?

Our faith is in a future in which the power of Christ will prevail over
the forces of evil. How will I my words and actions reflect this hope
to those I meet this week? How can I lift up …

Commitment Sunday – Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who has committed so far to the Our Parish, Our Future campaign. We received over 300 responses on Commitment Sunday last week. Please watch this video.

If you are still discerning what you can do to …

VIDEO: Fr. Ron’s Message

On October 23, Fr. Ron spoke at all of the Masses about our new campaign, Our Parish, Our Future. We do so much at St. Isidore to support the community and reach out to others. In order to continue to …

Connecting Point: October 30

How will my commitment today build our community tomorrow

In St. Luke’s Gospel, “today” is a time of salvation and commitment.
In today’s Gospel, Zacheus experiences salvation “today”and commits
himself “today” to change his life in response to Jesus. Our mission as
a parish is to transform people’s lives …