This Week Letter – August 12, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk… Last week’s reading ended with Jesus stating “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” This week we hear the Jews murmuring against Jesus. After all, they knew him as the son of Mary and Joseph; how could.. read more →

This Week Letter – August 5, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk… Today’s readings certainly surprise us mentioning the people who murmured against God and His Son. It looks like the resistance was a human failing that can be witnessed from the beginning of time. The word “murmur” appears as many as nine times in the Bible and often in reference to Jesus.. read more →

This Week Letter – July 29, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk… In today’s Second Reading, St. Paul tells us how to build peace and unity in our everyday lives: “Live in a manner worthy of the call you have received, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another through love, striving to preserve the unity of the spirit through.. read more →

This Week Letter – July 22, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk…   We see Jesus fulfilling this role as shepherd of the people in the Gospel today (Mark 6:30-34) as he took pity on the people since they were like sheep without a shepherd so He decided to teach them. Like sheep without a shepherd means they lacked good leadership. Like sheep.. read more →

This Week Letter – July 15, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk…   With sympathy and admiration in our hearts we observe in today’s Gospel the disciples who are being sent by Jesus on a mission. We are wondering if they will succeed since all they can take on their journey is a traveling stick and sandals. Their secret weapon however is a.. read more →

This Week Letter – July 8, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk…   Dear Parishioners, Thank you for your warm welcome to St. Constance Parish last Sunday. After all the Masses, I was tired but happy because I met many wonderful people.  I want to ask everyone to welcome Fr. Andrew Izyk, who worked as an Associate Pastor at St. Constance Parish years.. read more →

This Week Letter – July 1, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk…   Dear Parishioners, My name is Fr. Richard Milek. In my previous assignments, I was known to parishioners as Fr. Rich, and I liked that. And be sure to tell me your names as we meet. I was born and ordained in Poland, and then I chose to come here to.. read more →

This Week Letter – June 24, 2018

Dear Parishioners and Friends, “How quickly life passes away, like a flood time swiftly flows by, in just a year, a day, a moment, no longer will we be together.”  The words of this poignant Polish song reflect the truth we are living today at St. Constance Parish.  My coming to this parish in 2003.. read more →

This Week Letter – June 10, 2018

Dear Parishioners and Friends, “The word of God is the seed, and Christ is the sower…” – This is what we read in the Gospel passage reserved for this Sunday. Since we are the disciples of Jesus, we are called to continue to seed His fields.  This is how we expand the Kingdom of God.. read more →

This Week Letter – June 10, 2018

Dear Parishioners and Friends. Some pages of the Bible or the ideas formulated in it seem difficult to understand. This certainly is true also when Jesus speaks of sins against the Holy Spirit which are, in effect, “eternal sin.” How is one to understand the words of the Master of Nazareth, The Mighty one who.. read more →