Browsing Fr.'s Letters

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 »

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 »