Archive for the Pastor’s Corner Category

Bulletin Letter – 8/1/21

Hi everyone, Here is some spiritual advice from St. Padre Pio on bearing our sufferings patiently and on the tremendous fruits that are produced when Jesus makes us aware of our sins, and therefore draws us to repentance out of love for him.  The following is from

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Bulletin Letter – 7/25/21

Dear parishioners, You might remember that last year, we implemented the electronic communication platform, Evangelus.  This platform makes it much easier for our parish leadership team to send communications to many people all at once, including, when necessary, to the entire parish.  Prior to having Evangelus, we

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Bulletin Letter – 7/18/21

Dear parishioners, I would like to extend a big THANK YOU to everyone who attended our parish cookout last weekend, and to all those who volunteered to make the event happen!  I thought it was wonderful to once again gather in a large group as a parish

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Bulletin Letter – 7/11/21

Hello everyone! Many thanks to everyone who has approached me to offer some feedback since I made the announcement about doing some long-term planning for our parish.  Please know that I appreciate your input!  I was sincere when I mentioned in that announcement that I feel everyone

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Bulletin Letter – 7/4/21

Hi everyone! A very happy Independence Day to you all!  As we gather with our family and friends this weekend, we are especially mindful of all the freedoms we enjoy in this country, and which make our nation truly a great one.  We are blessed to enjoy

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Bulletin Letter – 6/27/21

Dear Parishioners, As this Wednesday, June 30, marks the end of the fiscal year, we will be preparing the annual financial report in the coming weeks. Once the report is reviewed by our parish finance council, we will be mailing it out to all parishioners as we

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Bulletin Letter – 6/20/21

Hello everyone! This weekend, we have double celebration of Father’s Day.  Of course, we celebrate our biological fathers in special way for all that they have done for us over the years.  Additionally, as we continue through this jubilee year of St. Joseph, we also thank the

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Bulletin Letter – 6/13/21

Dear parishioners, With the Covid restrictions now lifted for parish functions, we will do what we can to plan for our regular parish events.  Please be patient with me as I learn what those events are and what all is involved with each one! You may have

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Bulletin Letter – 6/6/21

Dear parishioners, We recently had our last finance council meeting of the fiscal year (diocesan fiscal year is July 1- June 30).  Below is a summary of what was discussed. As I mentioned in another bulletin article, we budgeted a total of $11,000 for our Easter collections. 

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Bulletin Letter – 5/30/21

Dear Parishioners, As you recall, Bishop Thomas issued a statement recently in which he established that next weekend, June 5 and 6, will be the first weekend during which the Covid-19 restrictions will be lifted for parish functions, including liturgies.  Below is a summary of the Bishop’s

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