Browsing the September 2018 archive of From the Pastor

Browsing the September 2018 archive of From the Pastor

Doing Our Part to Keep Our Celebrations of Mass Vibrant and Meaningful

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/23/18

   Hopefully, the privilege and responsibility to gather each weekend and special Holy Day to celebrate Mass remains at the hub and the heart of our lives as the Lord’s People. Let’s look at what we might do to keep our weekly celebrations of Mass vibrant and meaningful.

   In ... Read More »

Highlighting our Catechists

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/17/18

   This weekend is being observed as Catechetical Weekend. Catechesis is the process of exploring and working to relate the implications of the Faith that we celebrate at Mass to all areas of our lives. Our Faith can be described as a Way of Life that has implications for ... Read More »

Facing the Inevitable with Hope and Trust

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/12/18

   We all know in our minds that some day our loved ones and we are going to die. And yet, when death comes to our household, we are never fully prepared for this. In terms of its impact upon us, the death of persons who mean a lot ... Read More »

What is Alpha?

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/12/18

 What is Alpha?  Perhaps you have seen the signs or heard folks talking about it after Mass.   

Our Bishop Daniel Thomas answered this question in a letter last year where he expressed his support stating:

  “The Alpha program is based on welcome and hospitality, sharing and prayer.  Each session ... Read More »