Monthly Archives: November 2015

Week of December 6, 2015

Tuesday, December 8th, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. Check the bulletin for mass times. This will also be the kick off for our Jubilee celebration of the “Year of Mercy.” As Pope Francis stated in his Papal Bull: The Holy Year will open on 8 December 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate […]

Week of November 29, 2015

This Sunday the Church invites us to embark on a great journey – the journey of the Liturgical Year. When we start the liturgical year, we are setting out to follow in the footsteps of Christ. In the course of the year, the whole of his life and teaching will pass before us. We will […]

Week of November 22, 2015

So Pilate said to him, “Then you are king?” Jesus answered, “You say I am a king. For this I was born and for this I came into the world, To testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.” Jesus says that he has come into the world to […]

Week of November 15, 2015

In America magazine the editor in chief, Matt Malone S.J., writes a column titled “Of Many Things.” Below are excerpts from a recent column he wrote that I thought speaks to the Year of Mercy that Pope Francis is asking us to enter into. For people of a certain age the name Gov. George C. […]

Week of November 8, 2015

Flor McCarthy says, “the test of a gift is not what it amounts to in itself, but what its loss means to the giver.” Mother Teresa told a story how one day she was walking down the street when a beggar came up to her and said, “Mother Teresa, everybody is giving to you, I […]