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Pastor's Blog


Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Sunday, December 30, 2018
Dear Parishioners, One of the shortest pontificates in history was that of Pope John Paul I, the Pope of September, 1978. He was a man short of stature with a very short time in office, but he stood tall when it came to sharing his warmth and joy that endeared him to Catholics everywhere. Forty years ago Pope John Paul addressed a group of bishops visiting from the U ...Read more

Christmas Is Only The Beginning

Sunday, December 23, 2018
Dear Parishioners, We gather in faith these days to celebrate the birth of a child, a child who is Christ the Lord. For us as Christians it is a time of joy and expectation, for we are also celebrating our birth. We live because Christ lives. But on Christmas day each one comes to celebrate for a particular reason and in a different way. Some of the reasons may  ...Read more

Gaudete Sunday: Rejoicing and An Opportunity for Repentance

Sunday, December 16, 2018
Dear Parishioners, Recently, a parishioner said to me: "I’m not comfortable with the vestments for Mass being purple during these days of Advent. Purple to me speaks of penance and reconciliation, while Advent speaks of repentance, anticipation and hope. "Perhaps that is why the Church interrupts both the Advent and Lenten journeys mid-way through the seasons t ...Read more

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