This past week was certainly a busy one.  On Friday morning we buried parishioner Helen Kilcik.  Please pray for the repose of her soul and the peace and comfort of her family.
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Timothy and Anne Vining married on Friday afternoon.  Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Matthew and Hailey Thompson who entered into the sacred bond of matrimony on Saturday afternoon.
We also welcomed a new member of our Christian family on Sunday when Emily Claire McWilliams, the child of Daniel and Lisa McWilliams, was baptized.
Our Centennial kickoff on Saturday was amazing as well.   We began with the celebration of Mass at 4:30 p.m. in the gym of our school Lakewood Catholic Academy.  The Mass was very well attended.  (See picture below).   We were blessed to have Fr. Walsh there for the celebration of Mass.  He was the pastor of St. Luke for 21 years!  Fr. Walsh has continued to bless us with his presence and has now had some involvement with St. Luke for almost 30 years.  That is a big chunk of our 100 years.  We were also blessed to have a number of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine present.  A very special thank you to Brian Sinchak and his staff for all their hard work in hosting us for Mass and the party that followed.  A very
The party that followed was a heck of a lot of fun despite the cold rainy weather.  It was the best gathering we have had since the beginning of the pandemic.  It was so great to be together celebrating the kickoff of our Centennial Celebration!  A very special thank you to our King’s Men Ministry for all their hard work putting this event together.
Pictures courtesy of Bruce Kratofil.
Peace of Christ,
Fr. Kevin