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Fr. Ben’s Vision for Our Lady of Victory

Posted by Fr. Benedict O'Cinnsealaigh

July 29, 2018

“With God all things are possible!” or “If you’re not going to dream big, why bother dreaming?”

When President John F. Kennedy, visited Ireland in June of 1963, he addressed both houses of Dáil Éireann (Irish Parliament), and in that speech he quoted the Irish literary genius Charles ... Read More »

A Message from Fr. Ben

Posted by Fr. Benedict O'Cinnsealaigh

July 22, 2018

As a child and a teenager, I never cared for school. As soon as school let out for the day I would run home, throw my bag of school books in a corner just inside the front door of our house, have a quick sandwich, and ... Read More »

Message for 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Fr. Benedict O'Cinnsealaigh

July 15, 2018

Jesus sent His disciples out “two by two” to proclaim the Good News of the coming of the kingdom of God. Interestingly, we usually only have one priest in a parish, one bishop in a diocese, and one Pope in the Church. Let’s face it, most ... Read More »

Message for 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Fr. Benedict O'Cinnsealaigh

July 8, 2018

Saddened by the lack of faith displayed by the people of His own town, Jesus only performed a few healings for the sick who had come to hear and see Him. What a missed opportunity that must have been for those who needed Jesus the most. ... Read More »

Welcome Fr. Benedict!

Posted by Fr. Benedict O'Cinnsealaigh

July 1, 2018

Being appointed pastor of Our Lady of Victory parish comes as a gift and I am very grateful to God our Father and Archbishop Schnurr for appointing me as your parish priest. Also, many thanks to Fr. Reutter for his outstanding pastoral ministry as pastor. May ... Read More »

Message on Family Unity

Posted by Natalie Brunsman

Click HERE to read the full message from Archbishop Schnurr

Goodbye from Fr. Reutter

Posted by Fr. Benedict O'Cinnsealaigh

June 24, 2018

This is a very sad week for me, as I prepare to leave the parish on the afternoon of next Sunday, July 1st.  I will have the Sunday Masses and a going away reception and then have to “ride off into the sunset” to my ... Read More »

Fr. Benedict Makes Profession of Faith & Oath of Fidelity

Posted by Natalie Brunsman

Click HERE to read letter from Archbishop Schnurr

The Sanctuary Wall Project

Posted by Natalie Brunsman

By: John Roebel

Thanks to a generous, fully funded donation from a parish family, the decorative surface of the wall behind the altar has been changed to complement the reverent and inviting theme associated with the church renovation two summers ago. This project took a little longer to design ... Read More »

Seminarian Andrew Reckers’ Reflection on This Week’s Gospel

Posted by Natalie Brunsman

April 15, 2018

While Fr. Reutter is recovering from surgery on his shoulder this week, I am writing in his place as a guest columnist.  My prayers for this article are not only that you may gain some spiritual benefit from my efforts, but also that Fr. Reutter recovers ... Read More »