Browsing the 2018 archive of From the Parochial Administrator

Browsing the 2018 archive of From the Parochial Administrator


Posted by Deborah Dubois on 12/20/18

My brothers and sisters in God's family, Rejoice, Rejoice! The Lord is near! The King of Israel is in your midst, says the prophet Zephaniah in the first reading today! The reality is that God is near and is within each one of us. Sometimes we are like the ... Read More »

Beware of the Wind, My Brothers and Sisters!

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 12/02/18

When I was in high school seminary, we lived next to Lake Wawasee, the biggest  lake in Indians, 9x3 miles. In the winter it would freeze and we could go ice-skating. I remember how tough it was to skate against the wind and how easy to let the wind ... Read More »

November 25

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/25/18

Dear brothers and sisters. We are family in Christ, The word we keep hearing today in the Church is evangelization. It means what all the stores, restaurants and business are doing these days. They are advertising, proclaiming the good news of bargains, it's almost a give away and you ... Read More »

November 18

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/18/18

My dear sisters and brothers, Thanksgiving and Christmas is coming. If you don't know it, listen to the commercials. In the Church we have octaves (8 days) after a great feast, we have novenas (9 days) preparing for a feast but the commercial world has two to three months to celebrate the ... Read More »

November 11

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/12/18

My brothers and sisters,

The last 3 weeks have gone quickly for me in my time spent with you. I have been impressed by the staffs in both parishes. They have taken over and are meeting the needs as they present themselves. In meeting with the various leadership groups, ... Read More »