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Teachers '16-'17

Posted by Rev. Keith Kitzhaber on 8/24/16

Welcome back, teachers.  

Protecting Our Children

Posted by Julie Egbert on 8/03/16

To read this article on protecting our children go to the "Resource" tab and look below the "Marriage & Family Life" section.

The Importance of Commitment

Posted by Julie Egbert on 6/29/16

See the article on "The Importance of Commitment" in the Resource tab.  If you don't know how to get started on praying, this information is will help you.

Feedom of Religion...Lack of interest?

Posted by Julie Egbert on 6/03/16

See special report from the Diocese on what is happening to our Freedom of Religion Rights.  Little by little that Right is being chipped away.  Soon we may not have a voice, if we don't start taking a stand and speaking out now.  See Link: True Hero of Conscience.  ... Read More »

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe Monthly Events

Posted by Julie Egbert on 3/01/16

See what's happening at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe


New Parish App

Posted by Julie Egbert on 11/11/15

Our new St. Patrick Parish App is now available to download for iPhone and Android smart phones.  Stay connected with our parish throughout the week with instant notifications, an easy-to-access event calendar, and the ability to quickly reply to or share messages.  Also enjoy a bunch of additional features ... Read More »

Looking for More Resources?

Posted by Julie Egbert on 3/30/15

Check out the Resource tab if you are looking for more resources and information.

Resource for adults to help children safely navigate online

Posted by Julie Egbert on 7/03/13

The Communications Department of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces that the Churches partner on a website to help parents keep children safe online.  The website is

More information can be found on the USCCB website under Media, News Release ... Read More »

Register with your parish when you turn 18 years old.

Posted by Julie Egbert on 4/05/13

  Did You Know........  My parents have been going to this church, and I have been going to this church since I was a child, therefore I am registered with this church.  (false)

  That you should register with your parish as an adult when you reach the age ... Read More »


Posted by Julie Egbert on 10/31/12

St. Pat’s is having a food drive on the last Sunday of  EVERY month to collect non-perishable food items for the Food Pantry here in Sparta.  

Food pantry demands are high this year.  Donations can be put in the bins at the back of church.  Only non-perishable food ... Read More »