Posts Tagged pastoral council

Bulletin Letter – 4/12/20

Dear Parishioners, +JMJ Back in August of 2018, the Diocese rewrote its guidelines for the scheduling of Masses in parishes. This was because several deaneries asked for guidance, as parishes have been combined, and demographics are on the downturn in some areas. The guidelines recommend that a

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Bulletin Letter – 11/10/19

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                                                                                                     +JMJ We had our first pastoral council meeting of the year on October 17th. My report to the parish has been delayed, because I wanted to give the Bishop bulletin space with his “Leading the Flock” column. I’m pretty determined that we all

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Bulletin Letter – 5/12/19

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ Congratulations to all of our children who received First Communion last weekend! What a big day for you and your families! And for the parish! If you think about the fact that the Eucharist floods our being with amazing grace each time we

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Bulletin Letter – 10/28/18

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ First of all, thank you so much to everybody who put so much work into our Discipleship Ministry Fair this past weekend, especially our Discipleship Coordinators from each campus, and the leaders of the service areas who prepared displays for the fair. My

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Bulletin Letter — 10/29/17

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ We had a pastoral council meeting this past week. Because I’m convinced that there has to be a culture of faith in the home – concrete faith activities and prayer – in order truly to nourish our children into a relationship with Jesus

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Bulletin Letter January 8

Dear Parishioners, +JMJ First of all I would like to thank all those who made our Christmas season Masses so beautiful: the decorators, the cantors and musicians, the servers, ushers, lectors and all others who served in any way. Of course, the main and most beautiful service

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Bulletin Letter March 1

Dear Parishioners, On Thursday, February 19, we had another pastoral council meeting. The following is a brief summary: -All the money for the Paulding air-conditioning project has been collected, thanks to very generous donors. The Diocese has given the final approval for the replacement of the old

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