Monthly Archives: May 2017

Week of June 4, 2017

Sequence for Pentecost:  Come, Holy Spirit, Come Come, Holy Spirit, come! And from your celestial home shed a ray of light! Come, Father of the poor! Come, source of all our store! Come, within our bosoms shine. You, of comforters the best; You, the soul’s most welcome guest; Sweet refreshment here below; In our labor, […]

Week of May 28, 2017

Thank you for celebrating my 40th anniversary with me last weekend.  There was a request for a copy of the blessing that Rich did for me after communion.  I liked it very much, too. Always for Others By Easter Almuena You are the image and likeness of God But with you the morning awakens With […]

Week of May 21, 2017

Jesus said to his disciples, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.” Jn. 14:15 Clearly Jesus was not talking about the Ten Commandments.  What commandments was he talking about?  A look at the Gospels will provide some clues as to the answer.  There are certain do’s and don’ts he talked about that are […]

May 14, 2017

Mother’s Day: Loving God, as a mother gives life and nourishment to her children, so you watch over your Church. Bless our mother. Let the example of her faith and love shine forth. Grant that we her family, may honor her always with a spirit of profound respect. Deacon Bill Fox:  Congratulations on your ordination […]

Week of May 7, 2017

During mass some years ago, a priest was using the penitential rite for the blessing of people with holy water.  As he began the rite, the priest realized that the sacramentary (the book we now refer to as the Roman Missal) had been left in the sacristy.  Without a word, the priest immediately left to […]