We gather each Sunday to renew and celebrate the Table fellowship of Jesus. This is the foundational experience that identifies, unites and empowers us. In our weekly community celebration, we reinforce and deepen our roots and understanding of the Gospel message.
With Eucharist to inspire us, we engage in an array of outreach ministries: donating personal and financial resources to local food pantries, homeless shelters, free clinics, prisoners, victims of catastrophic disasters and domestic abuse as well as individual families in extreme need. We sponsor discussion groups on Scripture and books of interest, dinners for parish families, annual pet blessings, bike blessings and a parish picnic featuring an outdoor “tent” Liturgy. We offer spiritual support, healing rituals and faith formation sessions for children and adults alike. We provide graced experiences of baptism, confirmation, communal and individual reconciliation, marriage preparation and weddings, counseling, visiting and anointing the ill and conducting memorial services and burials.
Jesus Our Shepherd has been a refreshing and life-changing experience. Being led by married priests and their wives has shown us what love and teaching must have been in the Catholic Church prior to celibacy. It is like a new beginning, sharing and caring with fellow parishioners.