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As members of Saints Peter & Paul Parish in Waterloo, Illinois, we will strive to become the bearers of God’s Word to each other and to members of our community through faith development at all age levels.
We commit to be an active, welcoming, and giving parish community that will be open to change as needed for growth in our parish.
We will encourage active participation throughout the parish.
We commit to strive to grow in the love of God and to be the best community we can be.
"As we gather here on the Lord’s Day, we will hear once again how we need to lessen our attachment to our possessions. While we can learn to use them to serve God, we must not allow ourselves become slaves to them.
Jesus says, “You cannot serve both God and mammon.” May our prayer today be for the grace to do what God is asking us to do."
REV. OSANG IDAGBO, C.M.
REV. SEBASTIAN UKOH, C.M.
REV. MR. TOM HELFRICH
Over the past few weeks, students have been heading back to school. Hopefully, it has been a great break for everyone. For our out of town students that were back with us for the summer, it was great to have you with us and we look forward to having you back. Know that all of[…]
In the Gospel last weekend, Peter was chided by Jesus Christ for not having sufficient faith. He was asked why he doubted. This weekend, we are told of a woman of great faith. She came to Jesus on behalf of her daughter, who was being tormented by a demon. Despite his attempts at discouraging her,[…]
Calling all juniors and seniors in high school: TEC (Teens Encounter Christ) weekends: September 2-4, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon, IL; January 13-15, 2018 at Immaculate Conception in Columbia, IL; or February 17-19, 2018 at Mater Dei High School in Breese, IL. Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) is a three-day Catholic retreat for[…]
We are forming a Teen Choir that will sing on the 3rd Saturday of each month, at the 5:00 p.m. Mass. We need YOU if you are between 12-20 years old, have singing ability, and are willing to share your time and talents. Our first Teen Choir Mass will be Saturday, September 16. We will[…]
When we gather here each Sunday, we know where we will find God: in each other, in the Word proclaimed, in the Blessed Sacrament. Our readings today will challenge us to find God in other places and at other times in our lives. Perhaps as we continue our celebration today, our prayer can be for[…]
Last week as we celebrated the Feast of the Transfiguration, we were reminded, in the Gospel, of the encounter and experience that the disciples had with Jesus. Peter, James, and John, witnessed the Transfiguration. Peter was so enthralled by the experience that he wanted to build three tents; for Jesus, Moses, and Elijah. He did[…]
Mary: A Biblical Walk with the Blessed Mother DVD AND DISCUSSION Thursdays, September 28 – November 16 Morning Group: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Evening Group: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Join us for an extraordinary pilgrimage through Mary’s life and see why she is an essential part of our Faith. Guided by Dr. Edward Siri, who[…]
SsPP Parish School of Religion (PSR) now registering for the 2017-18 PSR year. The Ss. Peter and Paul Parish School of Religion provides formal religious instruction and formation for children who do not attend a Catholic School. The PSR program strives to offer our youth a love of the Scriptures, an understanding of the Creed, and[…]
NEW Family Support Group for those with a loved one struggling with a mental illness Many of us have friends or family who suffer from various types of mental illness. While we openly share information regarding loved ones who suffer from physical illness, we often carry the burden of mental illness alone. Following a Speaker[…]