From the Pastor’s Desk ~ September 13, 2015

Last Sunday we honored workers, on Labor Day weekend and received a challenge from the letter to James to “show no partiality” to those we perceive who are rich. Instead, if there is any preference given, it is given to the poor. From the Medellin council in Latin America the “church’s preferential option is for […]

From the Pastor’s Desk ~ September 6, 2015

On the weekend of September 13th we have the annual collection for Catholic Schools in our Diocese. I am a product of an elementary Catholic school and the diocesan seminary system. My parents believed in the value of a Catholic education, not so much for the academic component which is very important, but on developing faith and knowledge to grow […]

From the Pastor’s Desk ~ August 30, 2015

Parishes go through periodic transitions, people move in and people leave, parish staffs go through transitions, people are hired and people leave. After five years of dedicated, faithful service our Secretary, Elizabeth Kone, was offered and hired for a full time position at Santa Clara University. She has been looking for full time employment for some time. Currently we […]

From the Pastor’s Desk ~ August 16, 2015

People cherish their family and treasure their friends, those who accept us unconditionally for who we are, not who we should be. They rally around us in times of need and rejoice with us when there is good news in our lives. Our friends ground us and keep us in touch with reality when we […]