11/25/2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Mary Flannery O’Connor was an American novelist, short story writer and essayist who died in 1964. Her writing reflected her Roman Catholic faith and frequently examined morality and ethics. Bishop Robert Barron has named her one of the most influential Catholics of the 20th century. There is a story told of…

11/11/2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This weekend you get an opportunity to visit the house and see what the finished product looks like. There is a great sense of achievement in seeing a project come to fruition. Many thought that a small parish could not do it, but you have proven that when we pull together…

11/04/2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Scripture reminds us that it is a Holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead. Every November we take that to heart when the church asks us to commemorate the souls of the faithful departed in a special way on November 2nd and throughout the month. We celebrate their lives…

10/28/2018

We all have a hunger for God and goodness and Jesus teaches us that in order to attain friendship with God, we must be disciplined and must give up the things that keep us from satisfying the desire for God. Jesus rejects the false security of wealth for the true security of trusting God, who…

10/14/2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, We continue our exploration of the Rosary during October, the month of the rosary. The Luminous Mysteries: The first Mystery: The Baptism in the Jordan. Jesus comes to John to be baptized and the spirit proclaims “This is my beloved Son” Lk 3: 21. Mt 3:13-17 The second Mystery: The Wedding…

10/07/2018

October is the month of the Rosary. The mysteries of the rosary can be a great way to share and teach our Faith, while at the same time saying a prayer. Take a look at the Joyful mysteries Luke Chapter 1 and 2. Read the passages of scripture related to every mystery and learn ….

09/30/2018

There is something theologians call “the paradox of discipleship”…that whoever loses his life for Jesus’ sake and that of the gospel, will save it. In other words, the more you give away, the more you will receive. For an example, it is no good to say that you have faith, but not do something for…

09/23/2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Welcome back to the beginning of our religious education program. For some of you this may be a totally new experience and for others it is just the continuation of the faith journey. Our family centered faith program tries to involve the whole family in the religious education. It recognizes that…

09/09/2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I often wonder did Jesus get overwhelmed by the amount of people looking for help? The gospels tells us of the times he went away to a quiet place to rest awhile or to pray. They also tell us of the times he took his disciples away particularly after they had…

09/02/2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Give us this Day When you pray, be humble When you confess, be honest When you do penance, do it indefatigably When you eat, be sensible When you are alone, be faithful When you are with others, be discreet When some teaches you good manners, be receptive When someone reprimands you…