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Pastor’s Letter for Palm Sunday 2017

Dear Ones, We welcome all our regular parishioners and our guests to this awesome Sunday that begins Holy Week, our most significant week of celebrations of the life of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Today we begin outdoors with a Gospel proclamation from St. Matthew extoling Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem at the beginning of Passover. [...]

By | 2017-04-11T08:19:50+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Pastor's Corner|Comments Off on Pastor’s Letter for Palm Sunday 2017

February 19, 2017 – Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

Beloved Fellow Parishioners, This weekend is our Commitment Weekend to the 2017 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal. We will be making our essential financial commitments to Archbishop Gregory at every Mass. Our parish goal is $76,900. It is a very reachable goal, especially since it is a bit lower than our 2016 goal, which we met and [...]

By | 2017-03-12T10:58:55+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Pastor's Corner|Comments Off on February 19, 2017 – Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

Second Sunday of Advent, December 4, 2016

Beloved Fellow Parishioners: We are now in the Second week of Advent.  We continue our waiting for the Second Coming of Christ, even as we anxiously await the Christmas celebrations of his first coming more than 2,000 years ago.  Rightfully, we hear in the Scripture lessons last week and again this week the prophesies of [...]

By | 2016-12-02T15:42:41+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Pastor's Corner|Comments Off on Second Sunday of Advent, December 4, 2016

Time and Talent Stewardship Campaign 2016

Beloved Fellow Parishioners, We are now in the final week of our Time and Talent Stewardship Campaign 2016. We will be making our commitments this weekend. I pray that you have considered the challenges and opportunities that Chuck Rich, our Stewardship Committee chairman, suggested to you at Mass last weekend. As you are completing your [...]

By | 2016-12-07T21:05:03+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Parish News, Pastor Greg, Pastor's Corner|Comments Off on Time and Talent Stewardship Campaign 2016

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 25, 2016

My Dear Ones, Happy Fall! The autumnal equinox occurred on 9/21, so we are now officially in that sweet and spicy season, although with our southern heat it won’t feel like autumn for at least another few weeks. As we move into the full swing of parish life with the coming of Fall, I have [...]

By | 2017-03-12T20:43:51+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Pastor's Corner|Comments Off on 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 25, 2016

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 11, 2016

This weekend our nation pauses to remember the 15th anniversary of that awful September morning of 2001, when absolutely everything changed. I’m sure that each of us recalls exactly where we were when we heard the news of the airliners crashing into the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and in a Pennsylvania field. I am particularly [...]

By | 2016-09-12T14:00:17+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Parish News, Pastor Greg, Pastor's Corner|Comments Off on 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 11, 2016

Pastors Desk July 31st 2016

Most Beloved Parishioners, Remember that our new Mass and Faith Formation class schedule will commence on the first full weekend of August! See elsewhere in this bulletin for this pertinent and vital new schedule so that you can plan accordingly. Replacement of our Youth Minister and Coordinator of the Parish School of Religion: As you [...]

By | 2017-03-12T20:47:59+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Pastor's Corner|Comments Off on Pastors Desk July 31st 2016

Parish Financial Update May 2016

Dear and Beloved Parishioners, Last weekend I published a letter in my usual column space and an additional insert detailing our parish renovation efforts and (insert) the upcoming changes (taking effect on the first full weekend of August, 2016) to our weekend Mass schedule and Parish School of Religion (Faith Formation) schedule.  Please refer to [...]

By | 2017-03-12T20:45:04+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Pastor's Corner|Comments Off on Parish Financial Update May 2016

2016 Lent – Note from Pastor

My Dearest Parishioners, Greetings of Grace to you on this First Sunday of Lent 2016! Regarding the Lenten Season, I offer you several things to keep in mind as you plan your no-doubt busy spring schedules: We are instituting, just for the Lenten Season, a 6:30 pm Mass (English) every Wednesday during Lent, ending on [...]

By | 2016-02-12T16:44:32+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Parish News, Pastor Greg, Pastor's Corner|Comments Off on 2016 Lent – Note from Pastor