Archive for the Pastor’s Corner Category

Bulletin Letter – 1/29/23

Dear Parishioners, You might remember that last year I celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation for our then 7th and 8th grade students.  This has not been the norm for our parish for a while; we were scheduled to go to Rosary Cathedral in Toledo for this, but

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Bulletin Letter – 12/25/22

Dear parishioners, As I mentioned a few weekends ago at Mass, we will not be having our annual rectory open house this year.  We usually schedule that on the Sunday after Christmas, but because next Sunday falls on New Year’s Day, we decided to cancel, foreseeing that

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Bulletin Letter – 12/18/22

Dear parishioners, In last weekend’s bulletin, I answered some questions regarding the capital campaign.  Now that the parish-wide mailer has been sent and delivered, I have heard a handful of people asking another question.  This question pertains to why pledges/donations are sent to an address in Connecticut. 

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Bulletin Letter – 12/11/22

Dear parishioners, As you know, every year the collection that we take up on Thanksgiving day is always dedicated to helping provide for local needs in Paulding County; this year, our Thanksgiving collection was $616.  With this money, combined with a little bit from our Mission Fund,

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Bulletin Letter – 12/4/22

Dear parishioners, Since I provided an update regarding the capital campaign a couple weeks ago, I have received a few questions, which I would like to take a moment to answer here.  Thank you to those who have asked questions; this is definitely preferred over people turning

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Bulletin Letter – 11/13/22

Dear parishioners, On the Church’s calendar, the month of November is packed with much liturgical/theological content to fuel our prayer, nourish the spiritual life, and bring us to contemplate eternal life.  At the beginning of this month, we celebrated the Solemnity of All Saints, celebrating everyone who

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Bulletin Letter – 10/30/22

Dear parishioners, With this weekend marking our last weekend in the Antwerp church, we of course experience deep sadness as we make the first step of our transition forward as a parish.  In a time like this, we need to help each other through the grieving process

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Bulletin Letter – 10/23/22

Dear parishioners, I would like to start with a reminder that we will be having our brunch after the 8:30 Mass next weekend.  This will be a chance for us to gather and to share all of our memories of happenings throughout the years at the Antwerp

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Bulletin Letter – 10/16/22

Dear parishioners, Many thanks for your patience over the last few weeks.  We have been experiencing some technical issues with our internet at the parish office and at the rectory.  So, if you tried to contact us and were not able, or if we did not get

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