Browsing the September 2016 archive of From the Pastor

Browsing the September 2016 archive of From the Pastor

A Healing Sacrament That is There for Us

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/26/16

   Unless we die suddenly, sooner or later, we will find ourselves in a situation of serious declining efficiency. This does not necessarily mean that we are in a life-threatening situation. As we continue to develop, a number of situations can arise that threaten our well-being or our ability ... Read More »

Do It for the Ones You Love!

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/18/16

   On any given day, there are a number of things that we are asked and expected to do. Sometimes, we can wear ourselves out just by thinking of all of the things that we might be doing.    When my sister, Marilyn, and I were growing up, we begged our ... Read More »

School of Religion Starts

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/10/16

OUR PARISH SCHOOL OF RELIGION PROGRAMS FOR OUR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WHO ATTEND PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN BOTH PARISHES resume this Sunday, September 11th. We are grateful for persons who have offered to serve as Catechists in both Parishes.    It is essential that we appreciate the vital roles that parents ... Read More »

Clearing Up Misunderstandingts About the Situation of Divorce

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/10/16

   Almost all of us know or are related to a person who has experienced or who is experiencing the trauma of divorce. Even though divorce is not in accord with God’s plan for marriage, the Lord does not forsake us if we find ourselves in this situation.    The purpose ... Read More »

Who Do You Know?

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/10/16

Thirty-four years ago, I was asking many questions about the Catholic Church and her teachings. My journey to the Catholic faith was driven by Fred -- the love of my life. Even before him, there was a tugging at my heart, clear back in high school. One of my ... Read More »