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12/28/14 Pastor’s Message

January 22nd, 2015 by Donna in Pastors Message Archive 2014

From Fr. Dennis’ Desk. A Really Holy Family Today is the Feast of the Holy Family, as we stand in witness with Jesus, Mary, and Joseph.  They fled for their lives, narrowly escaping death at the hands of the evil powers of the occupying Romans.  They wandered homeless, and destitute, living a meager existence for […]

12/21/14 Pastor’s Message

January 22nd, 2015 by Donna in Pastors Message Archive 2014

From Fr. Dennis’ Desk.   Get Ready!!!             Wow!  I do not know about you, but Advent seems to have flown by this year.  Flown perhaps, because we need to slow down and savor a bit.  I know what you’re thinking – maybe even saying out loud – how can I do that since my […]

12/14/14 Pastor’s Message

January 22nd, 2015 by Donna in Pastors Message Archive 2014

From Fr. Dennis’ Desk.   Weeping For Our Children   “A voice is heard in Rama, crying and weeping, Rachel weeping for her children.”  Divine Office, Roman Rite   No one among us will ever forget the tragic events of December 14, 2012 in the Sandy Hook section of Newtown.  The slaughter of innocents, those […]

12/07/14 Pastor’s Message

January 22nd, 2015 by Donna in Pastors Message Archive 2014

From Fr. Dennis’ Desk.   A Voice of One Crying Out in the Desert   Advent enters its second week with the voice in the desert!  That voice belongs to none other than John the Baptist – “Prepare the way of the Lord!”   Christmas lists, cookies and wrapping pale in comparison to the Advent […]

11/30/14 Pastor’s Message

December 10th, 2014 by Donna in Pastors Message Archive 2014

Why Do You Come Through These Doors? Melody from the heart Melody from the start telling me thing’ll be okay I think that I just might stay on Melody Road With Advent 2014, year B of the liturgical year, we officially begin our second century in our beautiful church since its dedication in November 1914. […]

11/23/14 Pastor’s Message

December 1st, 2014 by Donna in Pastors Message Archive 2014

More Than Just Turkey and Stuffing Happy Thanksgiving! In my own name, and on behalf of Deacon Mike and Deacon Steve, I extend our prayerful best wishes for a great day with your family. May you have safe travel, whether it’s across town or across the country. Please consider yourself invited: This Tuesday, November 25, […]

11/16/14 Pastor’s Message

November 25th, 2014 by Donna in Pastors Message Archive 2014

Away for Prayer As I write this, I am heading off to retreat for the week. By the time you read this, I will be back. My prayer includes all of you, and all of your intentions. I will offer a pro populo Mass for you (means “for the people”). I will carry in my […]

11/09/14 Pastor’s Message

November 17th, 2014 by Donna in Pastors Message Archive 2014

Of Many Things Holy is the Lord! You gave Your Life to give me mine! Chris Tomlin 1. The popular Christian musician captures what’s on my mind today, and hopefully on yours. What an incredible promise! In this sacred and holy month of November, we hold all the wonderful people who have gone before us […]

11/02/14 Pastor’s Message

November 10th, 2014 by Donna in Pastors Message Archive 2014

CORNUCOPIA A very frequent question I have received since September 14th, the day of the Apple Harvest festival, is “How much did we make, Father?” My answer to most was the same: we have to wait until all the expenses are settled first before we can determine the profit. Alas, the last bill arrived this […]

10/26/14 Pastor’s Message

November 3rd, 2014 by Donna in Pastors Message Archive 2014

From Fr. Dennis’ Desk. All Saints and All Souls: Days to Remember Next weekend, we will celebrate two beautiful days in the life of the Church: All Saints and All Souls, (Nov. 1st and 2nd). 1. All Saints (Nov. 1, Sat.) is a holy day of obligation (this year the obligation has been removed because […]

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