Posts Tagged Vocations

Bullet Letter — 10/22/17

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ Last week I wrote about the need for parishioners who would be willing to help with the various aspects of funeral luncheon setup and takedown, as well as making desserts. This week I have to address another aspect of “burying the dead” –

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Bulletin Letter – 9/10/17

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ We have with us this weekend, preaching at all the Masses, Father Phil Smith, Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Toledo. It is a great privilege to have him with us, and I hope that he is able to come frequently to

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Bulletin Letter — 8/27/17

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ Please mark your calendars for the weekend of September 9-10. On that weekend, Father Phil Smith, our new Director of Vocations for the Diocese, will be joining us to preach at all of our weekend Masses on the topic of vocations. Then, after

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Bulletin Letter – 7/9/17

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ We now have scheduled our second junior high and senior high school men’s vocation faith basketball event. Next Sunday, July 16th at 2pm, we’ll begin at Paulding Middle School gymnasium with a basketball game. At half-time Deacon Scott – who will also be

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Bulletin Letter August 28

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, I still have notes from some of the talks given at the workshop on the Sacrament of Confession last summer in Baltimore by Dominicans from the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC. The following are the main points from a talk given by

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Bulletin Letter January 17

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, February 1st will begin another Annual Catholic Appeal from the Diocese. That fundraiser helps maintain all of the operations of the Pastoral Center (i.e., central Catholic offices). This means that all of our parish homes will soon receive the usual letter from the Bishop’s

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Bulletin Letter November 9

Dear Parishioners, National Vocations Awareness Week for the Church in the United States was moved from January to this past week. The particular focus of this week is vocations to the priesthood and religious life. I would like to focus especially on the priesthood, given that the

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