Browsing the May 2016 archive of From the Pastor

Browsing the May 2016 archive of From the Pastor

Enhancing Our Worship Celebrations

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 5/22/16

   Coming together to celebrate Mass, especially each weekend and on special Holy Days, is at the hub and heart of our life as the Catholic Faith Community. We each have an important role to play in enabling our celebrations of Mass to give glory to God and to be ... Read More »

Exploring the Catholic Faith, An All-Seasons Venture

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 5/15/16

   Persons are attracted to explore the Catholic Faith for a variety of reasons. Many appreciate the communal nature of the Catholic Faith. This comes to expression in ways such as the following. The same Scripture Readings and prayers are used at weekend and Holy Day Masses all over the ... Read More »

An Acid Test of Christian Discipleship

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 5/06/16

   In significant ways, our life as parishioners parallels that of life in our families. Both exist to meet a basic need that we all have, namely to belong. As we grow toward adulthood, on the one hand, we don’t always want to be tied down by our family. We ... Read More »

First Holy Communion, A Time of Mixed Feelings

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 5/01/16

   A number of our children will be receiving Holy Communion for the first time at both St. Mary and at Resurrection Parishes. Masses within which First Communion is to be received are scheduled as follows: this Sun., May 1st, at Resurrection Parish at 10:30 a.m. and next Sat., May ... Read More »