Message from Our Pastor – 8/12/2018

Dear Parishioners, Our tithing is about our relationship with God, not just giving money and how much to give. It is a practical consequence of our love for God. When a young man loves a young lady, his wallet is open for her. Many grooms go into debt to purchase...

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Message from Our Pastor – 8/5/2018

Dear Parishioners, Last week we began to teach about Stewardship. Many of us probably remember being taught the “Precepts of the Church”. The Catechism (#2041) says this, “The obligatory character of these positive laws decreed by the pastoral authorities is meant to guarantee to the faithful the very necessary minimum...

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Message from Our Pastor – 7/29/2018

Dear Parishioners, A couple of weeks ago I presented the book, “Divine Renovation” by Fr. James Mallon, and I commented how the vision that he lays out in the book about moving parishes from maintenance to mission is a vision Fr. William liked. So he had the Pastoral Council begin...

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Message from Our Pastor – 7/22/2018

Dear Parishioners, The last couple of weeks I have been talking about rumoring, gossip, rash judgment, detraction, and calumny. We now know that they are all prohibited by the 8th commandment and that God in His infinite wisdom did this because He knows the potential that our gift of language...

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Weekly Message from Our Pastor – 07/15/2018

Dear Parishioners, I am sorry to have to put off the 4th instalment of our discussion of Lectio Divina in order to finish the topic of gossip, calumny, rash judgment, and detraction. All things which violate the 8th commandment. I actually read from the Catechism of the Catholic Church last...

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Weekly Message from Our Pastor – 7/8/2018

Dear Parishioners, Last week I republished in the bulletin the main reasons why we should celebrate the Mass “Ad Orientem”—that is: facing the East, all of us in the same direction, as many were saying to me they hadn’t seen it the first time. It wouldn’t all fit last week...

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Weekly Message from Our Pastor – 7/1/2018

Dear Parishioners, I didn’t have time this week to watch the next installment of our video course on Lectio Divina. We have been studying “Ad Orientem” and I know many missed this particular article so I thought it would be good to present it again as it summarizes the most...

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