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 →

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 →