This Week Letter – September 23, 2018

From The Pastor’s Desk… While Christ tells the Apostles about the passion awaiting him, they argue about which one of them is the most important. Pride makes man a very weak, egocentric being, who seeks comfort and runs away from hardship and suffering. Jesus teaches us that the true greatness of a person consists in.. read more →

This Week Letter – September 16, 2018

From the Pastors Desk… The Holy Church has survived many historical storms and still exists because it works under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit and is built on the foundation of the Apostles. The Church, to realize its mission of world evangelization, must have its own plan and structure. The Archdiocese of Chicago recently.. read more →

This Week Letter – September 9, 2018

From the Pastor’s desk… For six years I was the Pastor of Saint Francis Borgia Parish. The Archdiocese maintains a Ministry for the Deaf and Mute there. Every Sunday at 10:30am the Holy Mass is celebrated in sign language. At the “Alleluia”, the sacristan hits a drum and everyone having felt the drum’s vibration rises.. read more →

This Week Letter – September 2, 2018

From the Pastor’s desk… In today’s second reading, Saint. James says: “Every good we receive and everyl perfect gift comes down from the Father.” In this spirit of thanksgiving, I would like to thank God for gathering us into one parish community last Sunday during our picnic. I prayed for good weather and then I.. read more →

This Week Letter – August 26, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk Today we join our Polish sisters and brothers in honoring Mary on the feast of Our Lady of Czestochowa. The beloved Icon is housed in the Monastery on Jasna Gora(the Bright Mount). Editor’s note] This is truly a holy mount. It does not matter whether we view it on television or.. read more →

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 →