2021 archive of From the Pastor
Posted by Mary Young on 5/11/21
In the Acts of the Apostles, Paul and some other disciples declare, “It is necessary for us to undergo many hardships to enter the Kingdom of God.” Our religion is not a religion of convenience, no matter how much we attempt to make it convenient. It is ... Read More »
Posted by Mary Young on 5/05/21
Happy Mother's Day!
As I mentioned last week that May is the month of Mary, it only makes sense that Mother's Day is in May. Although we should honor and express our gratitude to our mothers (and fathers) daily, nevertheless, it is appropriate to have a specific ... Read More »
Posted by Mary Young on 4/28/21
After last week's bulletin had been sent for publication, I realized I omitted important content. I asked you to pray for our students who recently received the sacrament of Confirmation and for our second graders receiving their First Holy Communion this weekend, and I ask that you ... Read More »
Posted by Mary Young on 4/20/21
I am happy to share with you the news that seminarian Tom Hunyor has been assigned at our parishes for this upcoming summer. I'll have Tom share more about himself in a bulletin column closer to the summer, but there are a few details I'll share now. ... Read More »
Posted by Mary Young on 4/13/21
Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati is a spiritual hero and one of my favorite saints. Born to influential, yet nominal and non-Catholic, parents in Turin, Pier Giorgio displayed a great devotion to God, the Faith, and those in need from a young age. He decided to study mining ... Read More »
Posted by Mary Young on 4/06/21
Dear Friends, Happy Easter! Alleluia! He is risen! Indeed He is risen! Alleluia! As the Octave of Easter comes to a close, we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday. The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is impactful and tremendous to the point of it being eight days long, and since it is still Easter, ... Read More »
Posted by Mary Young on 3/31/21
Dear Friends, Christos anesti! Alithos anesti! Alleluia! Happy Easter! Christ is risen! Alleluia! Above are the Greek words proclaiming, “Christ is risen! Truly He is risen!” Typically, this is a call and response in which one person declares, “Christos anesti!”, and another person responds, “Alithos anesti!” Easter brings about a joy and ... Read More »
Posted by Mary Young on 3/23/21
Dear Friends, Beginning today, we enter into Holy Week. Using sports analogies, it is the Super Bowl in the Church; it is the March Madness of the liturgical year. It goes without saying, but this is the holiest, the most solemn, most sacred time of the year. It is ... Read More »
Posted by Mary Young on 3/16/21
Dear Friends, After the homily at Holy Mass, we profess our Faith by reciting the Nicene Creed. At the words, “...and by the Holy Spirit, [the Son] was incarnate of the Virgin Mary and became man.” In addition to this, there are two days every year that we kneel or ... Read More »
Posted by Mary Young on 3/10/21
Father Matt is recording a video reflection series in Lent on The Last Seven Words of Christ. If you would like to watch this video you can
click here to go to Resurrection's YouTube Channel.
Every Thursday a new video in the series will be available on YouTube.