Browsing the August 2015 archive of From the Pastor

Browsing the August 2015 archive of From the Pastor

Opportunities to Strengthen and to be Strengthened

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 8/30/15

   In the eyes of our Diocese, St. Mary and Resurrection Parishes are sister parishes. By design, this means that our two parishes are joined together in distinctive ways. For example, the priests and deacons who serve in our parishes are called and appointed to serve in both parishes. This ... Read More »

An Effort to Unpack Bishop Thomas's Vision for our Diocese

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 8/30/15

   Last November, St. Mary Parish hosted a gathering to welcome Bishop Thomas as our new Bishop. In his homily, Bishop Thomas expressed his vision for our Diocese as that of doing our part to reach the goals of Holy Families, Holy Vocations and Holy Disciples. Thus, in a concise ... Read More »

The Personal and Communal Nature of that for Which We Hope

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 8/08/15

    Next Saturday, August 15th, the Universal Church observes the Solemnity of the Assumption of our Blessed Mother, Mary, into heaven. According to Pope Pius XII in proclaiming this dogma, “…what is consummated in this feast is not simply the total absence of corruption from the dead body of ... Read More »

The Role of Vital Avenues of Support for Our Faith Life

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 8/02/15

   Even though we are still in the summer season with the many activities that go with it, now that we are in August, many of us start to think of the Fall Season. School resumes for many of our children during this month. During August, parents whose children attend ... Read More »