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 →

This Week Letter – March 31, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk… Taking part in the Liturgy of the Word at Mass, you undoubtedly have noticed that the readings and the Gospel are repeated from time to time.  The Church calendar is actually built on a three-year cycle, which means, that every three years the readings are repeated.  Currently we are in year.. read more →

This Week Letter – March 24, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk… In today’s Gospel we find the beautiful picture of a gardener fighting to save a tree whose existence is being threatened due to its failure to bear fruit. If a fig tree is given a second chance at the hands of its owner then, all the more, a person ought to.. read more →

This Week Letter – March 17, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk… The Lenten season and particularly today’s readings call us to change our hearts and our lives.  In the first reading, Abram is changed to Abraham, the father of all believers.  His descendents are to be as numerous as the stars in heaven and the crowning effect of his relationship with God.. read more →

This Week Letter – March 10, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk…          “Return to Me with your whole heart and believe in the Gospel.” This call to change our hearts is the main theme of the readings which we heard on Ash Wednesday and today, on the First Sunday of Lent. At the same time, these readings warn us against an insincere.. read more →

This Week Letter – March 3, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk…          Sincere thanks to all who responded to Cardinal Cupich’s plea and made a commitment for the needs of Christ’s Church.  I ask all who have not yet had the opportunity to respond to the Catholic Appeal to do so today or at your earliest convenience.  Pledge forms are available from.. read more →

This Week Letter – February 24, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk… God loves and rewards the generous giver. In one of London’s hospitals, there was a patient who asked the nurse to call a priest for him. After the priest came, anointed the man and gave him the blessing of the Church, the patient asked the priest how he could repay him.. read more →