Archive for the Pastor’s Corner Category

Bulletin Letter – 10/17/21

Hello everyone! Some have been asking about our first Saturday Latin Masses in light of Pope Francis’ document, Traditiones Custodes, dated July 16 of this year, which put severe restrictions on the celebration of the Latin Mass.  I have waited to provide an update because much still

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Bulletin Letter – 10/10/21

Hello everyone! As promised in last weekend’s bulletin, I would like to provide answers to some of the questions that were brought up at the recent set of town hall meetings that I organized in order to gather feedback regarding what would be best for our parish’s

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Bulletin Letter – 10/3/21

Dear parishioners, Many thanks to everyone who attended our recent town hall meetings to discuss our projected capital maintenance expenses and planning for the future of our parish.  There were many good questions and I am grateful for the honest feedback that was offered.  In the interest

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Bulletin Letter – 9/26/21

Dear parishioners, As part of the jubilee year of St. Joseph that Pope Francis announced last year, many people across the country have undertaken some spiritual exercises to foster their devotion to this great saint.  Of course, we have been reciting the litany of St. Joseph every

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Bulletin Letter – 9/19/21

Dear parishioners, Many thanks to those who participated in our first town hall meeting last Sunday for our long-term planning discussion.  I felt that the conversation was very positive and provided the long-term planning committee with some ideas and suggestions that we will be looking into.  In

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Bulletin Letter – 9/5/21

Dear parishioners, When I announced a few months ago that I was going to form a committee of parishioners to make recommendations regarding a long-term plan for the future of our parish, I mentioned that we will be having some “town hall” style meetings in order to

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Bulletin Letter – 8/29/21

Dear parishioners, The first item I would like to mention in this weekend’s article is something that I am sure you noticed in the bulletin a couple weeks ago.  I would like to offer congratulations and special thanks to a young parishioner, Dillon Shough.  At the beginning

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Bulletin Letter – 8/22/21

Dear parishioners, Now that the school year has begun, we will be getting back into the rhythm of our ordinary parish activities.  In some sense, I feel that I am still learning what all of this entails, because most of last year’s regularly scheduled activities did not

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Bulletin Letter – 8/15/21

Hello everyone! With today being the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the prayers, readings, and music that we heard at Mass today are all from the Solemnity.  This is because, of course, on the Church’s liturgical calendar, a solemnity holds a higher rank

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Bulletin Letter – 8/8/21

Hello everyone! It is difficult to believe that the school year will begin on Wednesday of next week!  Please say a prayer for all of our teachers and students as we roll into another year of learning, prayer, and growing closer to Christ.  We offer a warm

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