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November 17-18, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 11/15/18

I am thrilled to let you know that we are now able to restart our youth ministry program due to the generosity of two people: John Houle and Alan Dsouza. John and Alan have volunteered to gather our junior and senior high students on certain Friday evenings at 6:30 ... Read More »

November 10-11, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 11/07/18

Many of us know each other well, but some of us don’t know each other too well, or let’s face it, at all. We may see each other at mass and other church functions, but often do not know each other’s names or much else about one another. Often ... Read More »

November 3-4, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 11/01/18

Each week we list the names of parishioners who have experienced some illness and we are invited to pray for them. I think this is a beautiful thing, and invites us to a sense of community, support, and solidarity with our brothers and sisters who are ill and may ... Read More »

October 27-28, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/22/18

I don t know how we got here so quickly, but this week we enter the month of November! We begin remembering All Saints and All Souls: all the holy ones who have gone before us, especially those whom we have known and loved. This is the month that ... Read More »

October 20-21, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/15/18

I have several unrelated items to share with you this weekend.  1) A few weeks ago we announced that with the resignation of our youth minister Joe Dallo that would be joining Our Lady of La Salette Parish Youth Ministry Program. Unfortunately that has not worked out. None of ... Read More »

October 13-14, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/08/18

We have survived SOS! It was a lot of work, and I am sure many of us are tired, but I hope it is a good tired. Again, thanks so much for all who worked so hard and contributed so generously. Remember: what we do for the least, we ... Read More »

October 6-7, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/01/18

The Gospel of Matthew, chapter 25, contains a well-known and powerful passage about the final judgment. At that time, the Son of Man will separate everyone into two groups, “as a shepherd separates sheep from goats.” He will say to the sheep, “Come you have my Father’s blessings! Inherit ... Read More »

September 29-30, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/28/18

One of the goals we set for ourselves as a parish is to promote priestly and religious vocations. One small step toward that goal will take place today, Sunday, September 30, from 4 pm -8 pm at the friary. The friars are inviting any Catholic single young man, 18-35, ... Read More »

September 22-23, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/18/18

  A few weeks back, our youth minister Joe Dallo told me that because of family and school obligations he would have to step down from that role. Joe and his wife Maria just had a second daughter, Felicity. Congratulations! Joe is also studying theology and ministry at Sacred ... Read More »

September 15-16, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/17/18

Today, throughout the United States, Catholic Churches are celebrating what is called Catechetical Sunday. This is an opportunity for us to think about how our faith has been handed on to us, and how we can hand it on to the next generation. I am thinking about those who ... Read More »