From the Pastor’s Desk: January 3, 2016

When you read this article we will have celebrated Christmas, the Feasts of St. Stephen the First Martyr, Holy Innocents, Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and  Joseph, the Solemnity of Mary, Thomas Becket, the holy Mother of God, Saints Basil the Great and  Gregory Nazianzen, and today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Epiphany […]

From the Pastor’s Desk: December 27, 2015

Today we celebrate the Feast of The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. Before I comment on this feast, I want to say thank you. Thank you for participating in the life of Saint Anthony Parish this past year, worshipping every Sunday or at least worshipping regularly here at Saint Anthony or in the many parishes you attend […]

From the Pastor’s Desk: December 13, 2015

Last Tuesday, on the feast of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis officially marked the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, and every diocesan bishop joined in the action by opening the Holy Doors of their cathedral churches and celebrated the Eucharist. In our own Diocese we have a set of Holy Doors at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph, […]

From the Pastor’s Desk ~ Decmeber 6, 2015

On Tuesday, December 8th, the Feast of the Immaculate Concep- tion, Pope Francis will literally open the Year of Mercy, from his pastoral letter entitled “Misericordiae Vultus.” He will begin by open- ing the jubilee doors at Saint John Lateran Basilica and then the other papal jubilee doors on churches in the city of Rome. He invites […]