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Pastor's Blog


Celebrating Advent

Sunday, December 09, 2018
Dear Parishioners, Last Sunday our Parish Center was abuzz with activity as the children in our Religious Education program were busy putting together their advent wreaths and candles. With the advent wreaths in their homes, the families will be reminded during these next three weeks that Advent is a period of spiritual preparation in which believers make themselves  ...Read more

Cardinal Jean Louis Lefebvre de Cheverus

Sunday, December 02, 2018
Dear Parishioners, Jean Louis Lefebvre de Cheverus was born in Mayenne, France on January 28, 1768. The eldest of six children, he was educated at the local college in Mayenne and studied at Saint- Magloire Seminary. He was ordained to the priesthood in Paris on December 18, 1790 just as the French Revolution was gaining momentum. He refused to take the oath required ...Read more

The Solemnity of Jesus Christ King of the Universe

Sunday, November 25, 2018
Dear Parishioners, Today the Church celebrates the solemnity of Jesus Christ King of the Universe. Traditionally this is the last Sunday of the liturgical year. To understand the meaning of this solemnity it is important to understand the term "king." We recall the scene of Jesus before Pilate who asks him: "are you the king of the Jews?" and Jesus responds "you say  ...Read more

The Close of the Liturgical Year and St. Mark's Gospel of the Coming of the Son of Man

Sunday, November 18, 2018
Dear Parishioners, As we celebrate the Thirty Third Sunday of the liturgical year, we are reminded that the end of the year will soon be on us. Next week we will celebrate the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. This will be our segue into the season of Advent and the immediate preparation for the Feast of the Lord’s Birth on Christmas. This w ...Read more

St. Anthony & St. Mary Collaboration - Update on Timeline and Process

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Dear Parishioners, Last Monday evening a meeting was held in our Parish Center with the first halting steps being taken in the journey toward collaboration between St. Anthony Parish and St. Mary Parish in Hull. Directed by representatives of the Archdiocese, the meeting was composed of members of the Parish Pastoral Committees, the Finance Committees and the staffs  ...Read more

Remembering All Souls in November

Sunday, November 04, 2018
Dear Parishioners, In the Second Book of Macabees in the Old Testament we read: "It is a holy and wholesome thought that we pray for the dead that they may be loosed from their sins." Rooted in an ancient Christian tradition, the Church sets aside November as a month for the holy souls! Particular attention in prayer is given for those who have left us in death. On S ...Read more

Celebrating All Saints

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Dear Parishioners, Each day during the year, with the exception of major feast days and Sundays, the Church celebrates the feast day of a saint. Sometimes the saint is relatively unknown, at other times the saint is well known, perhaps as the patron saint of an individual or the patron saint of a particular occupation. Perhaps you saw the newspaper picture of the tho ...Read more

Parish Collaboratives: Understanding the Background and Process

Sunday, October 21, 2018
Dear Parishioners, In January 2011, Cardinal Sean established an Archdiocesan Pastoral Planning Commission and stated that the particular work of the Commission was to develop a recommendation for a pastoral plan for the Archdiocese that identifies the resources available for the foreseeable future. The Pastoral Plan recommended by the Commission is entitled "Discip ...Read more

Celebration of Saints' Feast Days at the End of the Liturgical Calendar

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Dear Parishioners, The brilliant and fast changing colors of Fall will soon be replaced by the leaves turning brown and falling to the earth to lie dormant until a new Spring with new life and new growth. The Church, too, is fast approaching the end of the liturgical year. This week we celebrate the Twenty-eighth week in Ordinary Time. This is all predicated by the da ...Read more

Evolution of the Parish Pastoral Council in Addressing the Church's Sexual Abuse Crisis

Sunday, October 07, 2018
Dear Parishioners, Last week we spoke about our Parish Pastoral Council, the history of such Councils and what the future of the Parish Councils is. I mentioned that the Parish Council is a consultative body made up of the Pastor, Deacon and the Religious Ed Directors, ex officio and supplemented by remaining members elected by a parish-wide vote. At last week&rs ...Read more