Browsing Fr.'s Letters

On this 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. October 17, 2021

Posted by Louise Carman on 10/16/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,

So I guess this is it. Unless the Bishop is willing to have a conversation with my Provincial Father Jim O’Shea, this is my last bulletin letter to you as your pastor. There are no words to adequately express how blessed ... Read More »

On this 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. October 10th, 2021

Posted by Louise Carman on 10/10/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint ThereseParish.

I had a friend who was a bishop. His name was Leo and he is now living in the embrace of the God he loved and served, taken early in his life with a fast growing cancer. We had worked together in ... Read More »

On this 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, year B. October 3rd, 2021

Posted by Louise Carman on 9/30/21

A NOTE FROM OURPASTOR

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,

As we enter this month of October, beginning with the feast of our beautiful patroness Saint Therese of Lisieux, we also begin a three year engagement with the world-wide Church for a Synod in Rome on “Synodality”. ... Read More »

On this 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. September 26th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 9/25/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,

As we begin the school year I know our thoughts often turn to the well-being of our children and young people. Throughoutthese summer months it has been heartening to see the number of teenagers and college students who have attended Sunday ... Read More »

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 »