From the Pastor’s Desk – April 29, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk; We are still in the Easter season, celebrating the presence of the risen Lord over fifty days.  We mark this Fifth Sunday of Easter with a special celebration, seven children will receive Eucharist for the first time, at the 10:30 a.m. Mass, even though they have attended Sunday Mass for years […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – April 22, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk; Today is the 4th Sunday of Easter, often called Good Shepherd Sunday because all four Gospels speak of Christ as shepherd, this year we hear from John’s Gospel.  And on this Good Shepherd Sunday, we pray for all the shepherds who take care of their flocks, the shepherds in the fields […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – April 15, 2018

From the Pastor’s Desk; For better or worse we lived Lent for forty days, possibly giving alms, praying and fasting.  We did what we could for those forty days.  We lived Lent to prepare for the Three Holy Days, the Triduum, then we celebrated Easter and the Octave of Easter and now we have 36 […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – April 08, 2018

We look to journalists and writers to give us their observations about life, their comments and insights.  Over the years I particularly enjoyed Andy Rooney from Sixty Minutes, or the former Chronicle reporter Herb Caen with his three dot journalism. Looking back at Holy Week, I want to step back and reflect on those three […]