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On this 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. September 12th, 2021

Posted by Louise Carman on 9/11/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,

Who can believe that twenty years have passed since that fateful day of September 11, 2001?  I suppose all of us who were alive and old enough remember where we were the morning our nation was attacked. I was in bed, ... Read More »

On this 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. September 5th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 9/05/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint ThereseParish,Well, we finally are back to having our own personal bulletin, with a few changes. I want to thank Alex Flaherty for volunteering to lendher computer savvy and creative eye in putting together our bulletin each week, and to Florencia Ledesma Fields for ... Read More »

The Most Holy Trinity, Year B. May 30th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 5/30/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   Today we join the Church throughout the world in celebrating the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity.  It is our belief as Catholics, after year upon year of theological thought, prayerful discernment, Councils and Synods, that the essence of God ... Read More »

Pentecost Sunday, Year B. May 23rd, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 5/23/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   Today we celebrate the tender yet powerful Feast of Pentecost. This day is often called the “birth-day of the Church”. The Spirit descends on an as yet small community, still raw and fearful following the Crucifixion of Jesus, still in ... Read More »

On this 7th Sunday of Easter, Year B. May 16th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 5/16/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   As many of you might already know, we had a delightful pastoral visit last Saturday evening with our Bishop John Barres. He travelled from Rockville Centre to Montauk, the furthest region of the Dio-cese, to say both the 5PM English ... Read More »

On this 5th Sunday of Easter, Year B. May 2nd, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 5/01/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   Well here it is May and the very beginnings of the summer season. I have never lived through a sum-mer season in Montauk but I would imagine it is quite something. The beauty of the waters and the influx of ... Read More »

On this 4th Sunday of Easter, Year B. April 25th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 4/24/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   Well, it sure does look like Spring is here. How about those daffodils?! Someone told me that there really isn’t a Spring in Montauk but I’m still holding on to hope!   And I’m holding on to hope about getting ... Read More »

On this 3rd Sunday of Easter, Year B. April 18th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 4/17/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   In recent weeks I have had the wonderful opportunity of visiting some of our “long time” parishioners in their homes. All of them are somewhere in their 90’s, home bound either because of the danger of Covid or just because ... Read More »

Divine Mercy Sunday, Year B. April 11th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 4/11/21

  Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   I trust that you each had a prayerful and peaceful Easter. While I wish we had been able to gather together for the Easter sunrise up at the lighthouse, the joy at the Easter Vigil and Sunday morning Masses ... Read More »

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, Year B. March 28th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 3/27/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   I have missed writing these bulletin letters to you while we were in quarantine these last couple of weeks. But here we are back again and I hope you are all well. This year has certainly been full of ups ... Read More »