Archive for the Pastor’s Corner Category

Bulletin Letter – 1/9/21

Hello everyone! I would like to thank everyone who donated to make the recent rectory foundation repairs possible.  Because of your generosity, we were able to raise the entire amount needed for both the interior and exterior foundation repairs.  All of these donations were restricted gifts specifically

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Bulletin Letter – 1/2/22

Dear parishioners, I hope everyone’s Christmas celebrations were filled with family time and good food; mine certainly was!  Many thanks to all who sent me Christmas cards and/or dropped off some sweets throughout December; please know that I appreciate your kindness! As we celebrate the Epiphany of

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Bulletin Letter – 12/26/21

Dear parishioners, In case you have been wondering, January 1- the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God- is not a day of obligation this year because it occurs on Saturday.  However, we will be having two Masses for the feast day: this Friday, December 31 at 4:00

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Bulletin Letter – 12/19/21

Hello everyone! As we make our plans regarding who we will be with at the end of this week for Christmas, most of us have likely already decided on which Mass we will be attending, whether here or elsewhere.  Of course, here at Divine Mercy we offer

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Bulletin letter – 12/12/21

Dear parishioners, The following is a summary of the most recent finance council meeting. At the time of our meeting a few weeks ago, our investments in the Catholic Investment Trust totaled $503,601.  We are very pleased with this number!  Our principal amount of $400,000 has grown

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Bulletin Letter – 11/28/21

Dear parishioners, Welcome once again to Advent!  I always find this liturgical season to be particularly beautiful, but it always goes too quickly.  However, there is something fitting in that reality- the time of anticipation fading quickly into the celebration of the birth of our Savior! Speaking

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Bulletin Letter – 11/21/21

Dear parishioners, We have scheduled our next round of town hall meetings to continue our long-term planning process.  We wanted to schedule this round of meetings before the end of the year, as many head south to warm up around that time.  The dates for the next

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Bulletin Letter – 11/7/21

Dear parishioners, Looking ahead on the parish calendar, we will have our usual Thanksgiving Day Mass at 9:00 A.M. in the Paulding church.  As we spend the day thanking God for all the good things he has given us, please consider starting the day off with the

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Bulletin Letter – 10/31/21

Hello everyone! I realized after last weekend’s bulletin was printed that there is one point that needs to be clarified from the recap of the latest finance council meeting.  I mentioned that the building and maintenance fund contains around $24,000.  However, this number is prior to adding

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Bulletin Letter – 10/24/21

Dear Parishioners, We recently held our first finance council meeting of the current fiscal year and the following is a summary of what was discussed. As you have seen in the bulletin updates, our Sunday offertory remains above budget.  Last week’s bulletin shows that we are $13,000

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