Browsing the February 2016 archive of From the Pastor

A Barometer of the Quality of Our Lives with One Another

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 2/28/16

A BAROMETER OF THE QUALITY OF OUR LIVES WITH ONE ANOTHER –    Each of us has others for whom we deeply care. We want the best for the members of our family and for the persons of the parish community with which we identify.      As deeply ... Read More »

Extending the Mercy that We Receive

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 2/21/16

   During this Extraordinary Jubilee Year, we are invited to focus our attention upon the Lord’s mercy for us and for all persons. All of us have done that which we regret. Regardless of our past, the Lord accepts and embraces us right where we are. The Lord has great ... Read More »

The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 2/15/16

   What is it? This year-long happening calls all Catholics to make a pilgrimage to a special designated location to reflect upon our need both to receive and to extend the Lord’s gracious mercy for us and for all persons. Participants are invited to pray about and to work ... Read More »

Lent Starts This Wednesday, February 10th

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 2/07/16

   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 »

Strength in Numbers

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 1/31/16

   On the one hand, the mission to extend the Good News of God’s redeeming love in Jesus Christ calls for the proactive commitment of each of us as individuals. At the same time, we belong to the Lord as members of the Church. As Church, we are called ... Read More »