Fr. Mike’s Communication for the January 17, 2021

17 January 2021 Then Eli understood that the Lord was calling the youth. So he said to Samuel, “Go to sleep, and if you are called, reply, Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.” -1 Samuel 3:8b-9 Brothers and Sisters,   Young Samuel discerning the voice of God, with the help of his mentor and...

January 16, 2021January 22, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the January 3, 2021

The Epiphany of the Lord 3 January 2021 “They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house They saw the child with Mary, his mother. They prostrated themselves and did him homage. Then they opened their treasures and offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” -Matthew 2:10-11 Merry Christmas, Happy New...

December 31, 2020December 31, 2020by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the December 20, 2020

4th Sunday of Advent I 20 December 2020 “Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus.” -Matthew 1:26 Brothers and Sisters, The Lord is consistently communicating with his children. At times, his announcement comes through a divine messenger, like when the angel Gabriel visited Zechariah or the...

December 17, 2020December 20, 2020by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the December 13, 2020

3rd Sunday of Advent I 13 December 2020 “Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing. In all circumstances give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus. Do not quench the Spirit.” -1 Thessalonians 5:16-19   Brothers and Sisters, The rose candle we will light at Masses and in our homes, today...

December 13, 2020December 13, 2020by

Sacrament of Reconciliation Advent 2020

Let’s not forget the Sacrament of Reconciliation in our preparations.  We will offer extended hours this week for the opportunity to encounter the healing and forgiveness of God. The Sacrament Reconciliation will be offered per the following times and locations: Monday, December 14, 4 pm to 7 pm Tuesday, December 15, 4 pm to 7...

December 13, 2020December 13, 2020by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the December 6, 2020

2nd Sunday of Advent I 06 December 2020 “Comfort, give comfort to my people, says your God.” -Isaiah 40:1   Brothers and Sisters, As John the Baptist called the faithful to make preparations for the coming of the Savior, our parish continues to make-ready and call others to open themselves to the presence of the...

December 6, 2020December 6, 2020by

Important Communication Update

December 14, 2020, 2:39 PM After recovering and waiting a few extra days, and with clearance from the State Health Department, Father Mike is able to leave quarantine and he looks forward to celebrating Mass, offering the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and is available to parishioners for pastoral needs. Many thanks for all the prayers and...

December 2, 2020December 14, 2020by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the November 29, 2020

1st Sunday of Advent I 29 November 2020 “Yet, O Lord, you are our father; we are the clay and you the potter: we are all the work of your hands.” -Isaiah 64:7 Brothers and Sisters, It’s all about time. To that end, we all long for an end to 2020. Understandably, this is a...

November 25, 2020November 29, 2020by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the November 22, 2020

22 November 2020 | Solemnity of the Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe I myself will pasture my sheep; I myself will give them rest, says the Lord God. The lost I will seek out, the strayed I will bring back, the injured I will bind up, the sick I will heal… -Ezekiel 34:15-16a...

November 21, 2020November 25, 2020by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the November 15, 2020

15 November 2020 “Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master’s joy.” -Matthew 25:21 Brothers and Sisters, In this week’s Gospel, the familiar parable of the talents challenges us to consider a few concepts. How should we best develop...

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