Archive for the Pastor’s Corner Category

Bulletin Letter – 2/6/22

Dear parishioners, The following is a summary of the most recent finance council meeting, which took place a couple weeks ago. We have not yet received the 4th quarter statements for our investments, so we do not have updated numbers for those accounts.  However, our most recent

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Bulletin Letter – 1/30/22

Dear parishioners, It might seem strange to think about it at the end of January, but Ash Wednesday is only a month away!  As usual, the approach of Lent means the approach of a busy parish calendar.  I will provide more information in a few weeks regarding

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Bulletin Letter – 1/23/22

Dear Parishioners, As I did after the first round of town hall meetings for our future planning process, I would like to provide everyone with an overview of what was discussed at the second round of town hall meetings.  At the beginning of the meetings, we provided

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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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