Rooted in Faith


Dear Friends,

 All of us find ourselves on very unfamiliar and a bit shaky ground. We are facing many uncertainties and this can raise anxiety and stress in our homes. Children are home, structure and routine have been dismantled, and our outlets of gathering with friends and our faith community have been put on hold. However, the need for personal connections is still so very necessary. We just need to create a new space. I have an idea.

 I would be happy to schedule a remote/visual connection with you and or your family (I am a ZOOM fan but I am open to using another platform). I am happy to be part of your children’s/family schedule! If you are interested in having me bring Christian Formation into your home schooling curriculum/ routine, I would be honored to do just that. Not only can we move forward with daily projects, I can meet 1 to 2 times weekly remotely. Also, if you need an ear, parenting/family support, please reach out.

 In addition, each day I will be proving an email connection. I will title these messages: A Little Light: Daily Musings with Mary Sue. I hope you will find them helpful, insightful, and fun. There will be a section for everyone!  Please remember you are not alone. Your St. Catherine and St. Joan of Arc connections are still very much a part of your lives.  I can get your children/family on my schedule as soon as I hear from you!

God’s blessings my friends. Remember always, we are one!

Mary Sue Reutebuch            Director of Family and Youth Formation   


 Recent "A LITTLE LIGHT" Editions

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June 22 - Barns

June 23  -  Zucchini Sticks

June 24  -  Campfire Songs

June 25  -  St. William of Vercelli

June 26  -  Chicken/Beef Rub



June 29th  -  Outdoor Games

July 6 -  Summerfest

July 13 - Humor

July 20 - Homeless Family Service Project

July 27 - Recipes for summer dips

August 3 - Friendship

August 10 - With A Little Help from Friends

August 17 - You'll Never Walk Alone

August 24 - The Harvest Is Plentiful

August 31 - St Theresa of Calcutta

Sept 7 - Labor Day

Sept 14 - Kindness

Sept 21 - A Curmudgeon's Sauce

Sept 28 - Uncles

Oct 5 - St Francis

Oct 12 - Apple Cranberry Cake

Oct 19 - There Are No Coincidences

Oct 26 - November

Nov 2 - What Love Looks Like

Nov 9 - Pumpkin Bread

Nov 16 - The Power of Cooperation

Nov 23 - Thanksgiving Week

Nov 30 - First Week of Advent

Dec 6 - St. Nicholas Day Cookies

Dec 14 - Having Purpose

Dec 21 - Christmas Eve Punch Recipe

Dec 28 - Last Week of December

Jan 4 - From the Mouth of Babes

Jan 11 - Stay Comforted

Jan 18 - MLK Jr. Day

Jan 25 - Building Bridges

Feb 1 - Welcome to February

Feb 8 - Love Letters

Feb 15 - An Opportunity to Love

Feb 22 - French Canadian Getaway

Mar 1 - Welcome to March 2021

Mar 8 - Great Love

Mar 15 - Best Salmon Ever

Mar 22 - Uber Angel

Mar 29 - Easter Eggs

Apr 5 - Brain Teasers

Apr 12 - Mushrooms

Apr 19 - Pancakes and Faith