Pastor’s Corner – October 14, 2018

Last month, our long-serving Parish Secretary Mrs. Dee D’Orazioannounced that she was retiring, effective October 1.  Dee has been more than just an integral part of our parish staff.  She’s been the heart and soul of our parish office for over 30 years!  She knows more about the parish -its...

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Pastor’s Corner – October 7, 2018

In my column last week, I forgot to thank our church Environment and Art Committee for the beautiful mums arranged in the Prayer Garden for our Festival Mass.  These ladies work so hard to make our worship spaces so beautiful, not just on special occasions but throughout the year.  So...

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Pastor’s Corner – September 23, 2018

Summer is now officially over, and what better way to welcome the Fall than celebrating our Annual Parish Festival!  What began as a way of starting off the school year on a good and happy note with a big faith-family party has become our way of celebrating US, the people...

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Pastor’s Corner – September 16, 2018

            Over the last 2 weekends I have spoken at Mass regarding Catholic Strong, an ambitious, diocesan-wide campaign that seeks to raise $50 million to invigorate, strengthen and expand our efforts as an Apostolic Church.  The word apostle comes from a Greek word meaning, one who is sent.  Sent?  To...

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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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