Pastor’s Corner Jan 21 2018

Dear parishioners,   Today’s gospel is very beautiful, and allimportant, in spite of it’s apparent triviality. John’s arrest ushers in Jesus’ ministry. He chooses to begin in Galilee, the most […]

Prayers of Abandonment and Trust

1. Prayer of abandonment by Blessed Charles de Foucauld   Father, I abandon myself into your hands; Do with me what you will. Whatever you may do, I thank you: […]

Pastor’s Corner – Jan 14 2018

Dear parishioners,   One of the things I love most about the Catholic Church is its earthiness. We are very down -to-earth, you might say, a very material church. The […]

Pastor’s Corner Jan 7 2018

Dear parishioners,   First off, as we stand on this Sunday of Epiphany at the end of the Christmas season, I need to relieve myself of the burden of thankfulness […]

Prayer for the New Year

Here is a beautiful prayer that we suggest you pray together as a family on New Year’s Day.   All make the sign of the cross. The leader begins: Let […]

Pastor’s Corner Dec 24 2017

Dear parishioners,   In this Christmas season, like the little drummer-boy in the Christmas carol, “I have no gift to bring”, like Peter and John standing before the man crippled […]

Pastor’s Corner – Dec 17 2017

Dear parishioners,   People in the Church are always looking for ways to pray, and especially, I think, for prayer content. I always say, over and over again, that our […]

Pastor’s Corner

Dear parishioners,   On this Sunday that follows my installation, last Sunday, as pastor of St. Mary’s Parish, it seems appropriate that I share with all the essence, at least, […]

Pastor’s Corner

Dear parishioners,   We take leave today of our presentation of parish ministries in order to usher in a new liturgical year, and its blessed first season: the season of […]