Pastor’s Column

Pastor’s Column March 24, 2013

Greetings, Holy Week is upon us. In celebrating Palm Sunday the passion of Christ is proclaimed. On this Sunday, we begin Mass in the back of church to bless the palms. Remember that Jesus rides into Jerusalem today on a donkey, the foal of an ass. The people all believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Christ, the Son of …

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Pastor’s Column February 17, 2013

LENTEN REGULATIONS Abstinence from meats is to be observed by all Catholics 14 years old and older on Ash Wednesday and on all Fridays of Lent. Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday by all Catholics who are 18 years of age but not yet 59. Those who are bound by this may take only one full meal. Two …

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Pastor’s Column February 3, 2013

Greetings, We are beginning our Catholic Services Appeal this weekend. It is the major fundraiser for many different programs the archdiocese sponsors. One program near and dear to my heart is the formation of future priests in our two seminaries. I am an adjunct spiritual director at the college seminary called St. John Vianney. It has been one of my …

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Pastor’s Column January 27, 2013

Greetings, On January 22nd… last Tuesday we will have observed the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. This was a landmark decision back in 1973, by the Supreme Court here in the United States making abortion legal on demand. Last week has been set aside as a very important moment for all of us to reflect on the Pro-life issues of …

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Pastor’s Column January 20, 2013

Dear Parishioners, You will be hearing and reading the word: Rediscover: in the coming weeks and months. Rediscover: is an initiative of our Archbishop to inspire Catholics to find Belonging, Meaning, Strength, Freedom, and Peace – things everyone is looking for in life. And they can only be found in their fullness in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. In …

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Pastor’s Column January 13, 2013

Greetings, I would like to take a few moments to again thank everyone who made this last Advent and Christmas Season so beautiful. The decorations at both parishes were simply beautiful. The nativity scenes, the trees and lights, flowers and candles were wonderful. The music especially with our two choirs was just incredible and added so much to our worship …

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Pastor’s Column January 6, 2013

Greetings, Happy New Year to all! As we begin our new year let me take a little bit of time to say thank you again to all the many people that have made this last year so special for me here at St. Mary’s and St. Boniface. First of all, a special thanks to all of our office staff. To …

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