Pastor's Notes

Pastor's Notes

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 7/01/22

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness…. Declaration of IndependenceJuly 4, 1776

These are pretty familiar words to many of us, ... Read More »

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 6/24/22

We return to “ordinary” time this weekend and the more familiar green color of vestments and décor. I sometimes sense, and sometimes feel personally, that ‘ordinary’ is equal to ‘boring, mundane, uninteresting’. As if the ordinary time of the Church Liturgical calendar is not as important as the rest ... Read More »

Corpus Christi

Posted by Maria Franxman on 6/17/22

“One man has died for all, and now in every church in the mystery of bread and wine he heals those for whom he is offered in sacrifice, giving life to those who believe and holiness to those who consecrate the offering. This is the flesh of the Lamb; ... Read More »

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Maria Franxman on 6/10/22

Beginning next week with the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Catholic Church in the United States will begin a National Eucharistic Revival.

The National Eucharistic Revival is a three-year initiative sponsored by the Bishops of the United States to inspire and prepare the People of God to be formed, ... Read More »

Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Maria Franxman on 6/03/22

Christus Resurrexit, Sicut Dixit, Alleluia!!! Christ has Risen, as He said He would, Alleluia!!!

From the Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus on “The Christian in the World” (circa 130 ad)

“Christians are indistinguishable from other men either by nationality, language or customs. They do not inhabit separate cities of ... Read More »

7th Sunday of Easter | The Ascension of the Lord

Posted by Maria Franxman on 6/03/22

Christus Resurrexit, Sicut Dixit, Alleluia!!! Christ has Risen, as He said He would, Alleluia!!!

This weekend we recall Jesus Christ – Risen from the Dead – now Risen to the Right Hand of the Father from whence He will come to judge the Living and the Dead. In the ... Read More »

6th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Maria Franxman on 5/20/22

Christus Resurrexit, Sicut Dixit, Alleluia!!! Christ has Risen, as He said He would, Alleluia!!!

“Jesus answered and said to him, ‘Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him. Whoever does not love ... Read More »

5th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Maria Franxman on 5/13/22

Christus Resurrexit, Sicut Dixit, Alleluia!!! Christ has Risen, as He said He would, Alleluia!!!

Blessings, prayers, gratitude, and thanks to all our moms in the parish and our families. We wouldn’t be here without you… literally! But even beyond the infinite gift of life, there are the countless intangible ... Read More »

4th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Maria Franxman on 5/06/22

Christus Resurrexit, Sicut Dixit, Alleluia!!! Christ has Risen, as He said He would, Alleluia!!!   An Easter Message from Archbishop Charles C. Thompson

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

The Scripture readings for the Easter season remind us that God is always with us, accompanying us (as Pope ... Read More »

3rd Sunday of Easter

Posted by Maria Franxman on 4/29/22

Christus Resurrexit, Sicut Dixit, Alleluia!!! Christ has Risen, as He said He would, Alleluia!!!

The Season of Easter is a particular time to rejoice in the Church. We will hear for the next 7 weeks’ readings from the Acts of the Apostles. This is not to take the focus ... Read More »

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