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www.upcatholic.org THE U.P. CATHOLIC May 6, 2016 3 (USPS 916-360 ISSN 10634525) THE U.P. CATHOLIC The Newspaper of the Diocese of Marquette Publisher: Most Rev. John F. Doerfler Editor: John Fee Assistant Editor: Jamie Carter Advertising Manager: Deacon Stephen Gretzinger Administrative Assistant: Sheila Wickenheiser Direct all news, correspondence and changes of address to: 1004 Harbor Hills Drive, Marquette, MI 49855-8851. Postal authorities direct Form 3579 to: 1004 Harbor Hills Dr., Marquette, MI 49855. The U.P. CATHOLIC is the official publication of the Diocese of Marquette. All notices and regulations, appointments, assignments, etc., issued under the caption 'Official' are to be regarded as official communications of the Diocese of Marquette. Opinion columns, letters to the editor and advertisements that appear in this publication do not necessarily reflect the opinions held by The U.P. Catholic or the Diocese of Marquette. The diocese is prohibited from endorsing candidates for public office. Office of Publication: 1004 Harbor Hills Dr., Marquette, Michigan. Periodical postage paid at Marquette, Michigan, 49855 and at additional entry office. Published semimonthly except during January, June, July, August, September, and November. The U.P. Catholic is provided to all registered U.P. parishioners. The cost for subscribers who are not registered members of a parish in the Marquette Diocese is $25/year. Advertising is $14.86/col inch unless specified otherwise. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The U.P. Catholic, 1004 Harbor Hills Drive, Marquette, MI 49855-8851. FOR CHANGE OF ADDRESS or SUBSCRIPTION QUESTIONS CALL (906) 227-9104 Telephone: (906) 227-9131 Toll Free: 1-800-562-9745 (ext. 131) FAX: (906) 225-0437 ADVERTISING Toll-Free: (866) 452-5112 E-Mail: Editorial - editor@dioceseofmarquette.org Advertising - upc@new.rr.com CHRISTIAN FLAGSTADT Holy Family, Gladstone College ll WE INVITE YOU TO PRAY FOR VOCATIONS. LOVING FATHER, MASTER OF THE HARVEST; PLEASE SEND MORE LABORERS TO WORK IN YOUR VINEYARD. AMEN. www.dioceseofmarquette.org/vocations DID YOU KNOW CHRISTIAN... - attended Bay College? - worked at the Bishop Noa Home? - is from the home parish of Fr. Mike Chenier and Seminarian Ben Rivard? - is an experienced parish organist? A t a recent event, a child gave a priest of our diocese a new nickname, Father Mustache. To save him some embar- rassment, I will let you guess who he might be. Just the day before, I was fiven a new nick name while I was visiting with the guests at the Room at the Inn, which is an interdenomi- national effort among the churches in Marquette to provide shelter for the homeless. My new nickname (and I will keep you guessing) is respectful. However, over the course of my life I have also been called things that should not be repeated. We have the saying, Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. I think that this saying is false. Being called disrespectful names can really hurt. Out of respect for others and their dignity, we should use speech that is uplifting and names that build up rather than tear down. God has given us the gift of speech, and we are called to use that gift to do what is good. In my last message, I reflected on the First Commandment. In this message, I would like to reflect on the Second Commandment: You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain. God calls us to use our gift of speech well by speaking Gods name in a loving and respectful way, not out of hatred, anger, or even careless- ly. Swearing a false oath also shows disrespect for Gods name. In addi- tion, Gods name should not be used to justify immoral actions. For exam- ple, how many times has the name of God been used to justify unjust wars or acts of terrorism? Moreover, we should also avoid vulgar language. What should you do if you find that the Lords name or bad words keep coming out of your mouth when you are angry or frustrated? The way to overcome patterns of bad behavior is to replace the vice by developing a virtue. Thus, deliberately try to use Gods name lovingly throughout the day, both out loud and speaking to yourself. In addition, think of ways that you can show love and respect to other people by the way you talk to them and use their names. The more we can use our gift of speech to do what is good, the less likely we will misuse it and do what is bad. Let us use our gift of speech to show love and respect to God. Sticks and stones JOY OF THE GOSPEL Bishop John Doerfler THE MORE WE CAN USE OUR GIFT OF SPEECH TO DO WHAT IS GOOD, THE LESS LIKELY WE WILL MISUSE IT AND DO WHAT IS BAD Effective July 1, 2016: Most Reverend John F. Doerfler, Bishop of Marquette, announces the following pastoral announcements: Father Antony Lukka is relieved as Pastor of St. Sebastian Parish, Bessemer, St. Catherine Mission, Marenisco and Immaculate Concep- tion Parish, Wakefield, with our gratitude for his faithful service as he departs to begin his ministry with the Diocese of Venice, Fla. Father Dominic Agyapong is relieved of his appointment as Parochial Vicar (Associ- ate Pastor) of St. Peter Cathedral, Marquette, and St. Mary Mission, Big Bay and appointed Pastor of St. Sebastian Parish, Bessemer, St. Catherine Mission, Marenisco and Immaculate Conception Parish, Wakefield. Father Mariusz Sierhart is relieved of his assignment as Parochial Administrator and appointed Pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish, Garden, St. Andrew Parish, Nahma, and St. Mary Magdalene Parish, Cooks. Father Michael Ocran is relieved of his assignment as Parochial Administrator and appointed Pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish, Birch Creek. Father Francis Ricca is relieved of his assignment as Parochial Administrator and appointed Pastor at St. Anne Parish, Mackinac Island. He will retain his position as Pastor of St. Ignatius Loyola Parish, St. Ignace and Immaculate Conception Parish, Moran. Father Timothy Ekaitis is reappointed as Pastor of Saint Mary Parish, Norway and Saint Barbara Parish, Vulcan. Father Joseph Vandannoor, MST , is reappointed as Pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Rudyard, and St. Mary Mission, Trout Lake. Father George Maki is reappointed as Parochial Vicar (Associate Pastor) of Sacred Heart Parish, Ewen, St. Ann Mission, Ber- fland and Immaculate Conception Parish, Watersmeet. OFFICIAL APPOINTMENTS Clergy assignments announced (CNA/EWTN News) - A bleeding Host that has the hallmarks of a Eucharistic miracle was approved for veneration in Poland on April 17. The announcement was made by Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikow- ski of Legnica. On Christmas Day 2013, a consecrated Host fell to the floor, the bishop said. It was picked up and placed in a container with water. Soon after, red stains appeared on the host. Then-Bishop of Legnica, Stefan Cichy, created a commission to monitor the host. In February 2014, a small fragment was placed on a corporal and underwent testing by various research institutes. The final medical statement by the Department of Forensic Medicine found: In the histopathological image, the fragments were found containing the fragmented parts of the cross striated muscle. It is most similar to the heart muscle. Tests also deter- mined the tissue to be of human origin, and found that it bore signs of distress. Saying that the Host has the hallmarks of a Eucharistic miracle, Bishop Kiernikowski explained that in January 2016 he presented the matter to the Vaticans Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. In April, in accordance with the Holy Sees recommendations, he asked parish priest Andrzej Ziombrze to prepare a suitable place for the Relics so that the faithful could venerate it. Host has 'hallmarks' of miracle

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