2019 Parish Advent Mission

Advent Parish Mission


Friday Evening, December 6

 Guest Speaker: Dr. Deborah Savage  

~ St. Joseph ~
6:00-7:00 p.m.   Adoration 
7:00-8:00 p.m.   Talk
8:00-9:00 p.m.   Social

Saturday, December 7

Speaker: Fr. John Paul Erickson 

~ St. John the Baptist ~
10:00-11:30 a.m.   Talk
11:45 a.m.             Lunch

Guest Speaker: Bishop LeVoir 

~ Mary ~
1:00-3:00 p.m.   Advent Confession
3:30-4:30 p.m.   Talk 
5:00 p.m.           *Mass, Social following

* music by Choirs of Chesterton Academy

Advent Mission Guest Speakers

Dr. Deborah Savage Dr. Deborah Savage is a member of the faculty at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota where she teaches philosophy and theology and also serves as the Director of the Masters in Pastoral Ministry Program. She received her Doctorate in Religious Studies from Marquette University in 2005; her degree is in both theology and philosophy. Dr. Savage’s dissertation was entitled “The Subjective Dimension of Human Work: The Conversion of the Acting Person in the Thought of Karol Wojtyla and Bernard Lonergan.” The manuscript was published by Peter Lang in 2007. 
Bishop LaVoir Bishop John LeVoir was ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop John Roach on May 30, 1981, and served as associate pastor of St. Charles Borromeo parish in St. Anthony until 1992. LeVoir was made pastor of Holy Trinity parish in South St. Paul in 1992, and later assumed the additional role of pastor of St. Augustine parish from 2000. He became pastor of both St. Michael Church and St. Mary Church in Stillwater in 2004. He co-authored Covenant of Love: John Paul II on Sexuality, Marriage, and Family in the Modern World and Faith for Today as well. On July 14, 2008, LeVoir was appointed the fourth bishop of New Ulm by Pope Benedict XVI.

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