Pastor's Desk

Pastor’s Desk: February 18, 2018

FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT February 18, 2018, Year B THEME: A few days ago we may have been told, “Repent and believe in the Gospel,” as ashes were placed on our foreheads. We hear these words again in today’s Gospel. Lent is an appropriate occasion to consider our sins,... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: January 28, 2018

FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME January 28, 2018, Year B In today’s Gospel Reading from St. Mark, it is reported that Jesus went to the synagogue and began to teach, but His teaching was somewhat different from that normally heard there “for he taught with authority... read more

Pastor’s Desk: January 21, 2018

THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME January 21, 2018, Year B “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” With these words, Jesus invites Simon (Peter) and his brother Andrew to follow Him and be His disciples. We often speak of the subtleties of translation. In the... read more

Pastor’s Desk: January 14, 2018

SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME January 14, 2018, Year B “Speak, for your servant is listening.” With those few words Samuel humbles himself and declares his loyalty and obedience to God. There are perhaps for many of us challenges in those words. Initially Samuel... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: December 17, 2017

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT December 17, 2017, Year B THEME: Today we celebrate Gaudete Sunday, Gaudete meaning rejoice in Latin. We rejoice this Sunday, knowing that we are over halfway through this period of preparation and that Jesus` coming is so close that we can feel... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: Dec. 3, 2017

FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT December 3, 2017, Year B This First Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of a new liturgical year. All the readings during this period of waiting and anticipation concentrate on making us aware that it is time for us to awaken our lives as... read more

Thanksgiving Day Prayer

  Heavenly Father, on Thanksgiving Day We bow our hearts to You and pray. We give You thanks for all You’ve done Especially for the gift of Jesus, Your Son. For beauty in nature, Your glory we see For joy and health, friends and family, For daily provision, Your... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: Nov. 19, 2017

THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A, November 19, 2017 We may long to hear the Lord say to us, “Well done, good and faithful servant,” as He does with the first two servants mentioned in the Parable of the Talents in today’s Gospel from Matthew. However,... read more