Browsing the June 2016 archive of From the Pastor

Browsing the June 2016 archive of From the Pastor

The Revised Weekend Mass Schedule Begins Next Weekend July 2nd and 3rd

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 6/27/16

   On Saturdays, Mass is to be celebrated at St. Mary Parish at 4:00 p.m. and at Resurrection Parish at 6:00 p.m. On Sundays, Mass is to be celebrated at Resurrection Parish at 8:30 a.m. and at St. Mary Parish at 10:30 a.m. Starting next weekend, July 2nd and ... Read More »

Is it Time for That at Least Quarterly Spiritual Check-up?

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 6/19/16

   Many  of us either service or have the vehicles we drive serviced on a regular basis. By doing this, we greatly reduce the likelihood of our vehicle breaking down on us somewhere out there where we are miles and miles from a service station. By caring for our vehicles ... Read More »

Thanks for the Affirmation

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 6/14/16

   I want to thank all who affirmed me in various ways on the milestone occasion of the 40th Anniversary of my Ordination to the Catholic Priesthood earlier this month. A note of hearty thanks goes out to persons who planned and orchestrated the celebrations held in both St. ... Read More »

Evangelizing and Preparing for Marriage

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 6/12/16

   As a priest, I treasure opportunities to help to prepare couples for marriage. When couples come for marriage preparation, there is a mutual love that exudes from each person for the other. The outward expressions of affection that each has for the other come forth naturally. During the pre-marriage ... Read More »

Comfort the Sorrowful

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 6/05/16

   During this current Jubilee Year of Celebrating the Lord’s Mercy, our Diocese is directing us to focus our attention on the Spiritual Works of Mercy. Based upon the First Reading and the Gospel for this weekend’s Masses, our attention is directed to that of Comforting the Sorrowful.    ... Read More »

A Suggested Guideling for Reading the Scriptures

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 6/05/16

     The Lord speaks to us in a powerful way in and through the reading and proclamation of the Scriptures. Reading and prayerfully reflecting upon the given Readings ahead of time that have been designated for each celebration of Mass can be a helpful way of opening ourselves to ... Read More »