Browsing the October 2019 archive of From the Pastor

Recommended Reading

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 10/28/19

Dear Friends,

         Someone recently asked that a list of recommended books be included in the bulletin. I've compiled a quick list although this is by no means exhaustive. I hope you find these books helpful for you, as I've found them helpful in my life.

  He Leadeth ... Read More »

Bishop's Visit

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 10/20/19

Dear Friends,

            I am grateful and appreciative of Bishop Thomas visiting our parishes last weekend to preach, celebrate Mass, and make a difficult announcement. He displayed great concern and pastoral care for all. He emphasized the words of the lepers from the passage from Luke’s gospel: “Jesus, master, ... Read More »

The Rosary

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 10/13/19

Dear Friends,

            October is the month of the Rosary, most likely due to the fact that the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is October 7. Obviously, I'm now late writing about October 7, but better late than never, I suppose. On October 7, 1571, the Holy ... Read More »

New Music

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 10/07/19

Dear Friends,

            You may have noticed a new music addition during Mass. I'm speaking about the brief refrain being sung while the Body and Blood of Christ is distributed to the Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, right before the “official” Communion hymn. One song is “This is Jesus” ... Read More »