Browsing the August 2017 archive of From the Pastor

Browsing the August 2017 archive of From the Pastor

A Joint Catholic/Lutheran Observance Coming Up

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 8/27/17

   On Sunday, September 10th at 3:00 p.m., Bishop Daniel Thomas and Bishop Daniel Beaudoin of the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will lead a joint Commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Findlay.     As ... Read More »

An Inter-Christian Dilemma

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 8/21/17

   From time to time, we find ourselves drawn to liturgical services with others in non-Catholic Christian churches in which Holy Communion is offered. We want to be with loved ones and friends at weddings and at funerals. At times like these, non-Catholic Christians are drawn to come to Masses ... Read More »

The Importance of Promoting Sacramental Marriage

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 8/14/17

   As goes the quality of marriages, so goes the quality of life in the Church and in the world as a whole. While the Eucharist is the summit and climax of the Church’s sacramental life, it can be said that sacramental marriage serves as the basis and foundation of ... Read More »

A Standing Offer of Preventive Maintenance for Our Souls

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 8/07/17

   In regard to the vehicles that we drive, most of us don’t wait until what we are driving breaks down somewhere in the country where we may be far away from a service center. Many of us get into a wholesome routine of having the vehicles that we ... Read More »