This Week Letter – June 16, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   The feast of Pentecost, which we celebrated last Sunday, solemnly and officially closed the Church’s Easter Season.  We have now entered a new liturgical season, the period of Ordinary Time, which will last until Advent. Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity which urges us to immerse.. read more →

This Week Letter – June 9, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   In a certain parish, the sacrament of Confirmation was being conferred.  In the central nave of the church, the candidates awaited the coming of the Bishop who would confirm them.  Upon his arrival, the Bishop approached one of the young ladies and asked,” What is your name?”” Mary,” the girl.. read more →

This Week Letter – June 2, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord, its observance having been transferred from Thursday to this day, which means we are already forty days into the Easter Season and only one week remains until we will celebrate the Solemnity of the Descent of the Holy Spirit… read more →

This Week Letter – May 26, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk…  “See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God.  Yet so we are.”  This relationship with God was lost through sin, but regained through the death and resurrection of Christ Jesus.  He is the stone, rejected by the builders, Who has become.. read more →

This Week Letter – May 12, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk In today’s Gospel, Christ presents Himself to us as the Good Shepherd and assures us that He knows His flock.  The image of the Good Shepherd is a symbol of  a call to unity.  This theme continues in the first reading reminding us of the beginning of Christ’s mission where neither.. read more →

This Week Letter – May 5, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   Sometimes, it seems that what we are experiencing in the present has happened already in our past.  We cannot pinpoint the exact time or place, but we are certain that this occurence has taken place at some other time in our lives.  The Apostles were experiencing just such moments after.. read more →

This Week Letter – April 28, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   Today, as we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday, I entrust our parish and each of your families to the Mercy of the Lord.  In today’s readings, we observe two contrasting concepts of faith ocurring after the Resurrection of Christ.  In the Acts of the Apostles, we find the moving example of.. read more →

This Week Letter – April 21, 2019

Dear Parishioners, When offering his first Easter Mass in Africa, the Missionary said to his congregation:  “What wonderful news I have for you!  I met Christ Resurrected.  He lives!”  Looking around, all the faithful asked in unison, “Where?” Just where is it possible to meet the Risen Christ?  There, where two or three are gathered.. read more →

This Week Letter – April 14, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk             Palm Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week, a week of immense suffering  culminating in Christ’s triumphant victory over death.  Once there was a stage play entitled ”The final Judgement”.   At the end of the world, all of humanity was gathered in a large plaza before an empty throne on.. read more →

This Week Letter – April 7, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk…             In no other passage of the Gospel is there so emphatic and so clear a comparison of how God and man think of sin.  And probably no other passage is as informative as today’s Gospel.  It contains in some measure a summary, a synopsis of the entire Gospel message –.. read more →