Deacon Jim's hope is that God will become more real for you. Seek Him, listen to Him. He will give your heart a stronger beat, and your face a brighter smile.
The messages compiled in the first part of the book: "Part I - A Message from the Deacon," consist of weekly bulletin messages to the parishioners of Deacon Jim's parish at a time of significant change in administration.
The second part of the book: "Part II - Thursdays with the Deacon," consists of homilies on the Gospels of our Lord that Deacon Jim wrote and delivered at weekday masses and occasionally on Sundays during the liturgical year.
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About the Author
He grew up on a farm near Little Falls, Minnesota where they worked the land with horse drawn machinery and the strength of their own bodies wherever and whenever it was called for.
It was this family unity and hard work in the midst of hard times that made Deacon Jim the man he is today.
Deacon Jim graduated from high school in 1950, received his BS degree in education in 1956 and his MS degree in counseling in 1973.
Deacon Jim was ordained a Permanent Deacon for the Catholic Diocese of Duluth, MN in 1983.
He and his wife Barb (Weyrens) reside in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.