Category Archives: Parish Report

PARISH REPORT: Local Man Excited for Upcoming Lenten Innovations

(AoftheANews) – BURLINGTON – Desmond McCrackey, long time parishioner of Sts. Gobi & Sahara, was exuberant and filled with glee, knowing that his parish would soon be rolling out his favorite Lenten unorthodox practices and traditions. “I always get excited this time … Continue reading

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PARISH REPORT: Pastor Orders ‘Extreme Vetting’ for Incoming New Parishioners

(AoftheANews) – EL PASO –  Fr. Jim E. Greyshin, pastor of Shepherd’s Gate Catholic Church, issued an order Friday, February 10, requiring applicants seeking to become parishioners must undergo ‘extreme vetting’ before being admitted. “It’s a precautionary, temporary order,” Fr. Greyshin … Continue reading

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PARISH REPORT: Pastor Teams Up With Groupon to Offer Penance Discounts

(AoftheANews) – APPLETON, WI – Father Gordon Zolla, pastor of Our Lady of Best Intentions in Appleton WI, had a problem: how to inspire his parishioners to take advantage of the Sacrament of Reconciliation? “I’m not a fire and brimstone sorta … Continue reading

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PARISH REPORT: Sommelier Awards Top Prize to Church with Best Sacramental Wine

(AoftheANews) – NAPA VALLEY – Parishioners at Our Lady of Chardonnay were all smiles and cheers when renowned Master Sommelier Merle O’Steward announced that their church won the Gold Award for best sacramental wine for the third consecutive year. “We’re simply … Continue reading

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