Obituary for Mary Stuber

MaryMary Thomas Stuber, 70, returned to her Heavenly Father, Saturday, December 7, 2013 while at Signature Healthcare at Glenview.

Mary was born on January 13, 1943 in Louisville to the late James W. and Teresa Dries Thomas. She was a 1960 graduate of Assumption High School and a member of Epiphany Catholic Church.

Left to carry on her beautiful memory are her husband, Don Stuber; four sons, Christopher, John (Dawn), Brian and Daniel Stuber; nine grandchildren, Clare, Bailey, Emma, Ben, Camille, Jack, Andrew, Olivia, and Dylan; six sisters, Martha Myers (Rob), Ruth Luckey (Tom), Norma Coon, Nancy Langan (Bob), Linda Coke, and Susan Glass (Tony); and her Aunt, Louise Thomas; along with so many other family and friends who loved her very much.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to Oaklawn Nursing Home and Signature Healthcare at Glenview, as well as Hosparus Staff for all the care and support they showed Mary and the family.

Obituary for Mary Ann Luerman

Mary AnnMary Ann Luerman, 83, wife of the late Carl H. Luerman, died Saturday, December 7, 2013,  at Nazareth Home in Louisville, KY.

She was born to the late Albert and Clara Kunkel, Oct. 10, 1930, in Connersville, IN.  Mary Ann and Carl were married in 1951 and began their life together in Centerville, IN.  Through the years they moved to Richmond, IN, Louisville, KY, Indianapolis, IN and then back to Louisville.

Mary Ann was a homemaker until an empty nest prompted her to become a top real estate agent until she and her husband retired together. They were founding and active members of the Church of the Epiphany where Mary Ann continued volunteering with the Sages of Epiphany.  She was an avid bridge player and loved cruises and spending time with her family.

Your Input is Requested on Family Life Issues: Online Questionnaire

Pope Francis and the FamilyPastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization: Consultation Questionnaire

In October 2014, Pope Francis will convene an extraordinary general assembly of the Synod of Bishops to discuss Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization. In preparation for the Synod, the Holy See has asked bishops throughout the world to respond to a series of questions, following consultation with others in their dioceses.

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz is consulting with a variety of groups, including the Priests’ Council, the Pastoral Council of the Archdiocese (made up of parish council chairs), a panel of experts in the field of marriage and family, and the broader Catholic community through an on-line questionnaire.

Obituary for Jane Boehmer

JaneJane Helen Wnorowski Boehmer, 88, of Louisville, passed Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at the Episcopal Church Home.

She was born Jane Gutkowski on St. Patrick's Day in 1925 to Joseph Gutkowski and Beatrice Krzywicki Gutkowski, in Jamaica, NY. Jane was a graduate of Hunter College, past President of the Virginia M. Bacon Women's Republican Club of Nassau County, NY, and a volunteer for the Louisville Free Public Library for over 15 years. She was a member of Church of the Epiphany, active with Silver Sages, and Frisky Folks of Middletown Christian Church. Her family will remember her as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and talented individual capable of piloting a twin engine Chris Craft and playing in Carnegie Hall as a concert violinist.

Immaculate Conception feast moved to December 9, 2013

Rejoice, highly favored oneThe Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary will be celebrated on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 8:30 AM in the Worship Center.  It is not a holy day of obligation this year. Because the Second Sunday of Advent falls on December 8 this year, the feast of the Immaculate Conception has been transferred to Monday, December 9, 2013.

Advent Communal Reconciliation Services

Advent ReconcilationAdvent is a time to prepare for a growth in faith and love through the mystery of the Word of God made flesh. (This is the mystery of Christmas.) One way of preparing for this mystery is to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Two opportunities for Communal Reconciliation will be available locally:

Reflections on Sunday’s Readings: December 8, 2013

Advent WreathThis is the Second Sunday of Advent. Rekindling our baptismal commitment, Advent is time to be on fire with love and care. Advent invites us to rekindle our Baptismal commitment to follow Christ and produce the good fruits of holiness and justice in our lives. In the midst of the busyness of our Christmas preparations, can we carve out some space each day to welcome the presence of Christ our Light within us and to greet that Light in the other who is less fortunate than we are?

Let us be on fire with the wonder of this season, prepare to celebrate Christ’s incarnated Presence among us, and open ourselves to that purifying fire of His Holy Spirit that sets us afire anew for living the Gospel!

Congratulations to Marge McGrath

MargeMarge McGrath is the 2013 recipient of the James E. Flynn Peacemaking Award!


Marge was honored with the special Epiphany award on Saturday night (November 9, 2013) at our annual Flynn Peacemaking Award dinner.


It is obvious to all who know Marge that she has a deep love for people, especially those in need. Caring for the marginalized, the lonely, the homebound, and the grieving is her way of life. She has touched many people’s lives and has been a support and inspiration to many Epiphany parishioners. She certainly exemplifies the core values of Father Flynn, for whom this award is named. She learned these things, probably early in life, but most certainly from Father Flynn whom she knew as our founding pastor.


Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Vatican II Constitution on the Liturgy

 

  • Bishop TrautmanWhat: The Legacy Of The Constitution On The Sacred Liturgy And Its Significance For The Life Of The Church.
  • Presenter: Bishop Donald W. Trautman, Bishop Emeritus of Erie, PA
  • When: December 4, 2013 (the actual anniversary of the publication of the Constitution)
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Where: Worship Center

Vision for a Renewed Church. Come Celebrate a milestone in the history of our Church. On December  4, 1963 the first, and most influential, document of the Second Vatican Council was approved and promulgated. The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy was a watershed moment for the Catholic Church and for many non-Catholic communities as well. Epiphany has, from its beginning, been committed to “Liturgical expressions that celebrate the Lord's life, death, and resurrection, and that illuminate these mysteries in our lives.” Vibrant liturgy has been our way becoming the body of Christ, strengthened to serve Christ in others.

Pick up an ornament from our Giving Tree

Giving TreeOrnaments on the 2013 annual Giving Tree will be available beginning Saturday, November 30.

Parishioners may take an ornament from the Giving Tree just outside the Church between the two entrances before or after liturgies. Gifts are varied according to the needs of each organization. $25 is the suggested minimum for each ornament. Each gift with attached ornament should be returned to the appropriate box near the tree before or after Mass.

Deadline for receiving Giving Tree Gifts will be after the 11:30 Mass on December 15, 2013.

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