From the Pastor’s Desk – December 8, 2019

Advent is a powerful word, coming from the Latin adventus, which means “the arrival.” Last week, Jesus invited us to watch, and stay awake; second, to pray attentively; and third, not to overindulge or allow the external distractions to prevent us from entering into this great season of hopeful quiet anticipation and preparation for the […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – December 1, 2019

The Chicago Liturgy Training Sourcebook offers these thoughts on today’s feast of Christ the King. “Today is the Thirty-Fourth or last Sunday in Ordinary Time and the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe or foreshortened to simply say Christ the King. It was established by Pope Pius XI in 1925, an […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – November 24, 2019

The LTP Sourcebook offers these thoughts on today’s feast of Christ the King. “Today is the Thirty-Fourth or last Sunday in Ordinary Time and the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe or foreshortened to simply Christ the King. It was established by Pope Pius XI in 1925, an observance celebrating an […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – November 17, 2019

Throughout the month of November, it is the tradition of the church to remember the Faithful Departed. We began with the Feast of All Saints on November 1st, remembering that we are God’s holy ones, and called to live holy or whole lives, being disciples of Jesus, followers of Christ who take the Gospel message to […]