Pastor’s Corner – May 27, 2018

Memorial Day weekend signals the start of the vacation season, or what used to be vacation season!  It seems ever since Disney World opened, vacation season is year-round!  It isn’t quite summer yet, but it IS a prelude to all that summer, my favorite time of the year, is about. ...

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Pastor’s Corner – May 20, 2018

The Pastor’s Corner   As we celebrate Pentecost this weekend, we should invoke the guidance of the Holy Spirit upon our state legislators and us, their constituents, as they consider the proposed “Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act” (A1504).  Obviously our hearts must be moved with compassion for...

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Pastor’s Corner – May 13, 2018

Happy Mothers’ Day to all of our beloved Mothers, Grandmothers, Godmothers, and ALL women who nurture the precious and sacred gift of life!  We honor you for your many sacrifices of love on behalf of your families, communities and the entire human race! Be sure to do something special for...

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SCB on YouTube

Saint Charles has a YouTube channel where you can find Parish videos on: Adult Faith Formation topics Parish Life Community Celebrations Find the link under “About Us” and look for SCB YouTube

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Pastor’s Corner – May 6, 2018

The Pastor’s Corner Ah, the merry, merry month of May!  Although we’re halfway through the season, Spring has finally sprung, weather-wise.  The sun shines warm and bright, everything is in bloom, and the church grounds are alive with the songs of birds and the arrival of new life.  Several fawns...

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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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2018 HOC Campaign

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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