Listen Now--Fr. Uhen Interview on OCBN

If you missed the two-part Fr. Uhen Interview that was broadcast on Oklahoma Catholic Broadcasting in December. Listen at your convenience by clicking on the link below or by copying it into your browser. Once in the Archives, you will see the interviews.

http://okcatholicbroadcasting.com/audio-archives/

 

Our Sister Parish in Peru

Our Adopted Sister Parish

In 1998, St. John the Baptist Parish adopted a sister Parish, Santisimo Sacramento (Blessed Sacrament), in Piura, Peru, located approximately 600 miles north of Lima, Peru's capital, and approximately 25 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean.

Click Here to view the English content of the Santisimo Sacramento Parish website

 

2016 Peru Mission Retreat

Something Beautiful For God:

Following Jesus

from St. John the Baptist Parish to Peru

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Held in the Great Hall

Led by Fr. Joe Uhen, Pastor at Santisimo Sacramento Parish

 

The Parishioners of St. John the Baptist came together to spend reflection time with Father Joe so that they might deepen their connection to God through their ministry served by traveling to Peru and participating from St. John's Parish in Edmond for the Parishioners in Peru. 

pdf Click here to see the Retreat Agenda (209 KB)

Welcome (4 minutes)

Jim Doherty the co-Chair of the Peru Board and long-time missionary to the Peru community, opens the retreat and surveys the participants present for the day and their interest and involvement in the Peru Ministry.

Click here to listen to the Opening podcast.

 

Something Beautiful for God Video (10 minutes)

Fr Uhen composed a touching video slide presentation that depicts life in Peru, reflects the souls of the community members touched by and through service to the Peru families and gives us a glimpse into the hearts of those served and serving in Peru.

Click the video to watch the slideshow.

 

Meditation (18 minutes)

If you have time for no other podcast, don't miss this one. Fr. Uhen and Jim Doherty recite inspirational words given us by St. Theresa of Kolkata, Pope Benedict, Pope Francis and Pope Saint John Paul II, as well as biblical passages that illuminate for us the call to serve the poor. These inspirations will not only stir your heart to give in some way, but in a greater sense, will help you get in touch with your personal commitments to stewardship.

 

Click Here to listen to the Meditation podcast.

pdf Click here to follow along with a print copy of the Meditation. (1.67 MB)

 

Missionary Witnesses (21 minutes)

In this segment two young adults reflect on their experience in serving the poor. In vulnerable ways they each share ways their life in Christ has been awakened in unexpected ways through their service in Peru. They describe how their lives have been changed and how their commitment has strengthened for the work that is yet to be done.

Click here to listen to the Missionary Witnesses.

 

Group Sharing (approximately 30 minutes)

Many retreat participants share their experience of the day or reflect their life-changing experiences that resulted from serving in Peru. each person shares for a few minutes and each heart-felt message is thought provoking and probing for us.

Click here to listen to the Group Sharing.

Closing Prayer

 

 

  pdf Click Here to download the Peru Mission Brochure (209 KB)

Click below to learn more about serving in our Peru Mission. 

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