Browsing the 2021 archive of Fr.'s Letters

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 »

On this 5th Sunday of Lent, Year B. March 21st, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 3/20/21

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 »

On this 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year B. February 28th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 2/27/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   It is early Tuesday morning, the deadline for this letter to be placed in this weekend’s bulletin. After our own 8:30 Mass here at Saint Therese, I’ll be going over to Most Holy Trinity in East Hampton to say the ... Read More »

On this 1st Sunday of Lent, Year B. February 21, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 2/20/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   Recently I was listening to a TED talk on YouTube. The speaker was Anne Lamott. The title of her lecture intrigued me: “Almost Everything -Notes on Hope”. She was speak-ing about life lessons she has learned and one of them ... Read More »

On this 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. February 7th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 2/08/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   I am looking out my window as I write this letter. The snow is falling steadily and the wind is howling. I am thinking how nice it is to be inside looking out at all this winter wonder. It is ... Read More »

On this 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. January 31st, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 1/29/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   I hope you are all coping well, wherever you are. I am sure a lot of us are experiencing mixtures of isolation, Covid anxiety and Covid caution fatigue, waiting for at least one vaccine and hopefully two. We are being ... Read More »

On this 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. January 24th, 2021

Posted by Louise Carman on 1/23/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   I hope you are enjoying the warmth of the church with the Christmas lights on as much as I am. It is such a beautiful building and a sanctuary for those times we need a little peace and quiet to ... Read More »

On this 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. January 17th, 2021.

Posted by Louise Carman on 1/16/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   Sometimes you come upon something that’s helps put the pieces together. I am convinced that when we dig deep into our Catholic tradition we find ways of being unifying and prophetic in a nation still traumatized by the violent events ... Read More »

The Baptism of the Lord. January 10th, 2021

Posted by Louise Carman on 1/10/21

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Saint Therese Parish,   I have been reading a book entitled “Wintering” by Katherine May, a Christmas gift from a friend of many years. It is one of those books to read slowly over time, much more a book of reflections than the murder ... Read More »