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“HEALING OUR CHURCH” DISCUSSION GROUPS … SIGN UP NOW! Come together for six weeks in small groups with fellow parishioners to pray and reflect on the clergy abuse crisis and to envision a path forward as a Roman Catholic family of faith. Each session is 90 minutes. RENEW International, a Catholic nonprofit organization, has designed this healing process. Fr. Len has appointed a Parish Coordinating Team to move this initiative forward. Please pray for its success.  Info HERE.  Complete a Small Group Sign Up Card to participate HERE.  You may drop off completed forms to the Parish or Faith Formation Office.  Alternatively, you may email your completed form to Teri Burns, Director of Faith Formation, at

Video Message from Bishop Walkowiak on Abuse Scandal

From Feb. 21 – 24, presidents of bishops’ conferences from around the world will meet at the Vatican to discuss the clergy sexual abuse scandal and our global response as a Catholic Church. In a continuing effort to be as transparent as possible, Bishop Walkowiak would like to share an update on this topic and answer some of the questions he has received from parishioners.


All youth ages 5-14 years old are invited to participate in this judged competition. Make a poster about the true meaning of Christmas.   Info and forms will be given to catechists for distribution.  The poster must be made on 11×17 size paper/poster.  Any other size will NOT be accepted.  Contact  Steve VanderLaan (   Deadline for submissions is Friday, December 20. Posters and submission forms should be returned to the Faith Formation Office or Parish Office.  Entries will be displayed at St. Robert’s.  Let’s keep Christ in Christmas!


Pantry Food Lists

St. Robert’s supports three area food pantries.  Thank you for supporting the needs in our community.  To get your copy of the current list of needed items, you may check the bulletin board in the Gathering Space.  You can also click HERE or the title of this post.