Browsing the February 2017 archive of From the Pastor

Browsing the February 2017 archive of From the Pastor

Lent Starts This Wednesday, March 1st

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 2/27/17

   The Christian Faith centers around the Events of the Sufferings, Death and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, which we refer to as the Paschal Mystery. In and through these Saving Events, we are offered the forgiveness of all our sins and the continuing opportunity to realize in ... Read More »

Matters Pertaining to Godparents/Sponsors

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 2/19/17

   From time to time, a number of us are asked to serve as a Godparent for someone who is to be baptized and/or as a Sponsor for a person who is to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Where this is possible, it is highly recommended that a person’s baptismal ... Read More »

Making Time to be Present to the Lord and to One Another in Him

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 2/12/17

   There are times when we value simply the presence of persons whom we know care about us. Let’s say that as children and as youth where we attend school, we are performing in a concert or are playing in a sporting event. It means a lot to us to ... Read More »

The Challenge & the Opportunity of the Weekend Homily

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 2/07/17

   Last summer, persons from St. Mary Parish attended a conference in Detroit entitled AMAZING PARISH. Participants at the conference were invited to make the Sunday Experience of gathering for worship as effective as it can possibly be for all who come. A basic aspect of the Sunday Experience is ... Read More »