The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Saint Kateri Parish Office will be closed on Monday June 20th In observance of Juneteenth

In the spirit of unity, we celebrate Juneteenth National Independence Day and also known as Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, and Black Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved black Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African American culture.

Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 in various parts of the United States since 1865.

The day was recognized as a federal holiday on June 17, 2021, when President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law.

Brothers and sisters:

I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night he was handed over, took bread, and, after he had given thanks, broke it and said, “This is my body that is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way also the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.” For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the death of the Lord until he comes.

~1 Corinthians 11

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From the Pastor

Dear Parishioners and Friends,


To all who take on the role of fatherhood, Happy Father's Day today!


This weekend we celebrate The Body and Blood of Christ, traditionally known as the Feast of "Corpus Christi." On Sunday at 3pm, at Saint Margaret Mary Church, we will gather for Exposition and Benediction of the Holy Eucharist and the continuation of the Sacred Heart Novena. Come for an hour and rest in the Lord!


Living "in Christ" and "with Christ" means giving up prioritizing personal preferences and self-will. Just as the Blessed Virgin Mary said "yes" to the Angel Gabriel, Mary became the Mother of Jesus and our Heavenly Mother too. Her decision to say yes to God allowed Jesus to come into our world in human flesh. At the Last Supper, Jesus gave of his very self to us, his own Body and Blood. To be members of Christ's body, we need to reorient our hearts and minds to be unified with the Living Body and Blood of Christ. 


There is already enough bloodshed, violence, and threats of violence from those who have lost the concept of basic human dignity. If positive change is ever going to come about, we need to voice a consistent and clear message that "human life is sacred." Being "pro-life" is not a radical message. 


The Catholic Church, established by Christ, has always been a voice for mothers, fathers, children of all ages, and children yet to be born. It stands with the poor, the broken hearted, the drug addicted, orphans and widows, for victims of violence, the weak and sick, for the discouraged and for the unwanted and homeless.


Let us pray that the Holy Spirit will help us become rebuilders of a world that sees "everybody" as worthy of God's love. A simple but common-sense message!


May God bless you!


Fr. Gonyo

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From the Deacon's Desk

This weekend, we celebrate Father’s day. This day can be filled with joy and celebration. The first time Father's Day was held in June was in 1910. Father's Day was officially recognized as a holiday in 1972 by President Nixon.

Some families have a range of traditions, from a simple phone call, greeting card to large parties. Father figures can include fathers, stepfathers, fathers-in-law, grandfathers and great-grandfathers and even other male relatives who have served as role models for us.

This day we may also feel other emotions. Perhaps our fathers have died and we feel alone or perhaps we had a bad relationship with our fathers as we were growing up. If this day is difficult for you, let us reach out to our loving and merciful spiritual father, Joseph, the father of Jesus who serves as an icon as a compassionate and caring man. Let us also reach out to Our Heavenly Father, who in times of need, is always there for us. 

National Eucharistic Revival 

What is a revival? revival (noun), re·​viv·​al | \ ri-ˈvī-vəl \ According to Webster, the definition of “revival”

     1: an act or instance of reviving: the state of being revived: such as

           a: renewed attention to or interest in something

           b: a new presentation or publication of something old

           c: a period of renewed religious interest

   2: an often highly emotional evangelistic meeting or series of meetings

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Doctrine and bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, said that the Eucharist is the greatest treasure of the Church. It is the gift of God himself to his

people. It is a gift of love that “makes the Church,” because Christ unites us to himself and to each other.

So, how can we, the Church, create a revival experience of the Eucharist in our parish

Foster encounters with Jesus: through kerygmatic proclamation (the preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ) and experiences of Eucharistic devotion.

Evangelization: Contemplate and proclaim the doctrine of the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.

Empower grassroots creativity by parishes, apostolates, educational institutions, and movements.

Provide opportunities for all ages and groups

Embrace and learn about the various intercultural Eucharistic traditions that make our Catholic faith rich

Get involved. It is your church. Now is your chance. Christ is counting on you!

** ACTIVITY: Attend the Novena to Most Sacred Heart of Jesus now thru Friday June 24th


 Send your ideas and contact information to

Based upon your input, we will meet to discuss and further develop your ideas.—Deacon Lon



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Novena to

Most Sacred Heart

of Jesus

Nine Consecutive Days of Devotion

Thursday June 16th—Friday June 24th

3:00 pm—St. Margaret Mary Church

Novena Prayers


Eucharistic Adoration


On Friday June 24th will conclude with Mass,

the Feast Day of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

All Are Welcome!


Choral Concert

Faith Formation


Registration is now open!

Calling all Future Saints!

Join us for this year's

Circus with the Saints VBS!

Come One, Come all to

“The Circus with the Saints”

Come join in the fun and volunteer to help our Ring Master Danielle Hubbel

She could use a lion tamer but really needs a Snack Coordinator, Games Leader, Nurse,

 & Assistant Teachers.

Please Call, Email, or visit our website this week to help under the big top at the Circus with the Saints.


Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 22


 PreK-4-Grade 6

Register by scanning the QR code!


Adult Formation



Alpha is a place to connect with other people who are open to exploring life, faith, and meaning. Each session includes a time to connect with others, hear a short talk on an element of the Christian faith, and then a chance for each person to share their own questions with the group. We’d love to hear your perspective!

We will start the series meeting via Zoom

Wednesday evenings: 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Contact Mark Keller

for more information and to register.

Knights of Columbus


We will be selling tickets after each mass,

June 18th and 19th.

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