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From Father’s Desk

Dear Parishioners, I’m not quite sure where this Lent has gone—I’m not even sure where the first quarter of 2017 has gone— but we’re more than halfway through Lent, and soon it will be Holy Week, and then Easter. I’m fortunate in that my “job” helps me stay focused on[…]

From Father’s Desk

“Saint Joseph was a just man, a tireless worker, the upright guardian of those entrusted to his care. May he always guard, protect, and enlighten families.” ~ St. John Paul Dear Parishioners: Always in the midst of Lent we are given 2 beautiful feasts to celebrate: St Patrick and St.[…]

From Father’s Desk

Dear Parishioners, I hope and pray that your Lenten journey is proving productive and enriching. It’s a truly Christian surprise that giving up things can prove to be enriching, and that holding on to things can lead to impoverishment. Have you succeeded in all your Lenten resolutions? Does your fasting[…]

From Father’s Desk

Dear Parishioners: It’s difficult to believe that we’re entering the final month of the first quarter of 2017 – March 1st is Ash Wednesday! We are called to fast and pray and do charity – in a heightened way. Each day of this month would you join me in praying[…]

Watch and Pray

WATCH AND PRAY Could you not watch one hour with me? [Matt 26:40/Mark 14:37], the Lord asked of the apostles. We are fortunate in being able to watch and pray one hour a week at Sunday Mass, but the Lord calls us to more. As Catholics we are to live[…]

From Father’s Desk

Dear Parishioners, As Catholics we are the living tradition (a word which means “handing on”) of the prayers and aspiration of all the Church, from its earliest days to today. As we say ancient prayers in modern times we unite ourselves to the “unseen cloud of witnesses” of all those[…]