This Week Letter – September 8, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   Today’s Gospel establishes the status of a Disciple of Christ.  It tells us that by choosing Jesus in our lives, He becomes our greatest treasure, closer to us even than our own family. To be a Disciple of Christ means that we place Him first in our lives and, like.. read more →

This Week Letter – September 1, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   During a flight from Johannesburg, an elegant lady who was aboard the aircraft called the flight attendant and complained loudly in front of all the other passengers that she did not like the poor man occupying the seat next to her.  The attendant replied that the plane was filled and.. read more →

This Week Letter – August 25, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   In today’s Gospel, in response to the question “Who will be saved?”, Jesus answers, “Strive to enter through the narrow gate.”  The narrow gate is the consistent practice of our Faith throughout our lives according to the Ten Commandments and particularly the Commands to love God and neighbor.   The.. read more →

This Week Letter – August 18, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk Today’s readings affirm that a person’s life flows under the sign of the cross and is marked with the knowledge of sacrifice and suffering. We find in the first reading an example in Jeremiah, a true prophet, who always foretold only what God made known to him and not what the.. read more →

This Week Letter – August 11, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   There was a man who lived by the sea and dreamed of what it would be like to be rich.  One day as he was walking on the beach, he saw some fine shiny pebbles.  He picked them up and began tossing them into the sea, all the while recalling.. read more →

This Week Letter – August 4, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   There once lived the wealthiest of men in a beautiful villa in Scotland.  This lonely man was an unbeliever.  At the entrance to the wealthy man’s property, his very humble and religious servant, John, led an impoverished life with his family.  John prayed to God daily for his own family.. read more →

This Week Letter – July 21, 2019

 From the Pastor’s Desk…   The first and most important message for us is that the Lord was welcomed into the home of Mary and Martha. Each of us is a potential home for Jesus. Do we welcome Him? Or are we too busy with our own pursuits, our own distractions, to find time each.. read more →

This Week Letter – July 14, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   Sometimes it seems that God’s commandments which Moses gave to the chosen people and to us are too difficult to keep.  In today’s first reading, however, Moses states that keeping these commands of God is neither impossible nor exceeds our reach. The first three commandments direct us to believe in.. read more →

This Week Letter – June 30, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk               God the Father, calling us into life, provided us with various talents.  For every person, He prepared a singular and unique pathway; if we follow it we will find satisfaction and peace.  God does not, however, force His plan upon us.  Rather, He sends us an invitation and patiently.. read more →

This Week Letter – June 23, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk…                                                             Last week, we celebrated the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity which draws us toward that same love and oneness that unites.. read more →