May 19, 2019 – 5th Sunday of Easter

I.  Welcome to Fr. Frank Ruff, a Glenmary priest who has service served us generously in our diocese for many years. Having retired a couple of years ago, Father Frank now serves as a sub, and is a “champion” for the Unbound organization that has served more than 600,000 children, youth and elderly in 18 developing…

May 12, 2019 – Fourth Sunday of Easter

I.  Call Your Mother!  Honoring the mother of your family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society cannot be crammed into one day. No physical item can repay your mother for all the love she’s sent your way, but Mother’s Day is still a good time to give Mom…

May 5, 2019 – Third Sunday of Easter

I.  WELCOME BACK:  Would you like to reconnect with the Catholic Church or connect more deeply to our faith community? Do you know someone in this position? Why not invite a neighbor or friend and accompany them? No matter how long you have been away and no matter the reason, we invite you to consider…

April 28, 2019 – Second Sunday of Easter (Sunday of Divine Mercy)

I.  Resurrection Brings Possibilities: the mystery of the Resurrection is not just a tenet of our faith, it IS our faith. Resurrection is our hope, our promise, and our assurance. Easter expands into a season (7 days of 7 weeks—the perfect number—plus 1) which lasts a full 50 days overflowing into Pentecost. This is our…

April 21, 2019 – Easter Sunday

I.  Welcome and Happy Resurrection! For Christians around the world, Easter celebrates Jesus’ Risen Life, but also our share in it. Easter celebrate Jesus’ love for all humanity, but also our call to love as Jesus did. Easter is about darkness giving way to Light, death giving way to Life, sacrifice giving way to Love.…

April 14, 2019 – Palm (Passion) Sunday

I. Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord: today we enter the holiest of all weeks of the liturgical year with Palm Sunday, which teaches us to “let God” be God; trusting  in God’s Wisdom will not only meet, but shatter and exceed our expectations.  Being in touch with our deepest emotions, we, too,…

April 7, 2019 – 5th Sunday of Lent

Keeping Safe & Secure Project Update Our porch is now open! We are pleased to have a safe, beautiful new structure. New railings and lighting have been installed and a “green space” for plantings has been built in front of the porch on the street level; bushes and plants were recently added. The gold panels…

March 31, 2019 – The Fourth Sunday of Lent

I.  WELCOME!  Parish Faith Formation: as you know, since Donna Murphy decided last year to go very part-time (10 hours per week) as Director of Faith Formation, we have been limping along. I am delighted to announce that I have called forth two qualified candidates who will be working with our parish faith formation:        Rick…

March 24, 2019 – Third Sunday of Lent

I.  Cathedral Fish Fry: plan to come to best Fish Fry in town this Friday, March 29, 5:00–7:00pm, in the Community Center. Plan to eat before or after the Stations of the Cross at 6:00pm. Special thanks to our coordinator, Laurie Hicks, who depends on volunteers to set up, serve, cleanup; call the office if…