2018 HOC Campaign Update

As of April 23, 2018 we have received $127,779.00 in pledges which is 76.5% of our 2018 goal of $166, 952.01 from 302 gifts. Please remember that if we reach our goal we receive 10% back for our direct parish needs, then 75% of everything over our goal. If you have...

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Pastor’s Corner – April 29, 2018

In his latest Apostolic Exhortation, “Guadete et Exsultate” (“Joy and Exaltation”):  On the Call to Holiness, our Holy Father Pope Francis has given us all a wonderful reflection on what it means to be holy in the world today.  An apostolic exhortation is not a statement regarding a particular church...

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Pastor’s Corner – April 22, 2018

This Spring 5 members of our Pastoral Council will retire and will need to be replaced.  But before addressing that need, it’s good for us to refresh our understanding of just what a Pastoral Council is. A Pastoral Council is a visioning and planning body that fosters full participation in...

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Pastor’s Corner – April 15, 2018

In addition to all those I thanked in last week’s column I would also like to add my sincere appreciation to another group of wonderful people.  At the Easter Vigil, a 12-year-old boy underwent a seizure.  I’m very happy to report that he is fine, but at the time it...

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