Browsing Fr.'s Letters

From Administrator's Desk on the 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time, August 2nd, 2020

Posted by Louise Carman on 8/02/20

There are so many needs that must be met so that we may find life’s satisfaction, from the most basic necessities like food, clothing, and shelter, to more sophisticated like companionship, education, and culture. Of these the greatest is the need for love and friendship. There are some studies ... Read More »

From Administrator's desk on the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 26th, 2020

Posted by Louise Carman on 7/26/20

What do we need to have good life? Very often we think we need a lot of things. We try to fill our lives with material possessions and we choke on them. We seek more friends, approval, and more connections, but as a result we get greatly disappointed. Frequently ... Read More »

From Administrator’s Desk, 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time, July 19, 2020

Posted by Louise Carman on 7/19/20

In his novel, “The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” Robert Louis Stevenson quite accurately captures the struggle between good and evil in each human person. Although Stevenson’s novel seems an exaggeration, nonetheless, it shows well that in each one of us there’s a little bit of ... Read More »

From Administrator’s Desk, 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A. July 12th, 2020

Posted by Louise Carman on 7/11/20

We live in a very busy world. At least, we think we are very busy. While reading the parable ofthe sower and the seed I was thinking of the time given us by God. It is all we have. We do not have allthe time of the world; in ... Read More »

From Administrator's Desk on the 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A

Posted by Louise Carman on 7/05/20

On the Independence Day weekend we are invited to reflect on deeper meaning of our freedom andresponsibilities we carry out as American citizens. By signing the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776, the Founding Fathers of America knew well the cost and the need for freedom from foreign ... Read More »

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, June 28th, 2020

Posted by Louise Carman on 6/27/20

From Administrator’s Desk on the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time.

The message for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary calls us to a radical choice whether to be with Jesus ornot. We must remember that life eternal is worth everything. Eternal life begins here and now withhundreds of daily choices. ... Read More »

12th Sunday of Ordinary Time, June 21, 2020

Posted by Louise Carman on 6/19/20

From Administrator’s Desk:Letter to parishioners on 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year AThere is so much anxiety and turmoil in the world lately. People are unhappy and they blame each other without even looking intothe details of a specific situation. Many think if they change this or that institution ... Read More »

Letter to Parishioners on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. June 14, 2020

Posted by Louise Carman on 6/15/20

While celebrating the solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, popularly known as Corpus Christi, we are reminded of one of the basic truths we believe as Catholics. Namely, that Jesus Christ is truly present with us under the appearance of bread and wine. We are reminded that ... Read More »

Most Holy Trinity Sunday

Posted by Louise Carman on 6/06/20

Although we have begun the Ordinary Time in the liturgical calendar, we are stillin a festive mode. The first Sunday after the Pentecost directs our attention to themystery of the Most Holy Trinity.We could do many theological lectures on the topic of the Most Holy Trinity.Many great theologians like ... Read More »

Letter to Parishioners on Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Louise Carman on 5/28/20

For the apostles the Pentecost, like other Jewish feasts

up to this point, was fulfilled in the mission of Jesus Christ.

The Pentecost came as a completion of the Jewish Feast of

Weeks or Shavuot, which was a celebration of the harvest

that occurred seven weeks (fifty days) after ... Read More »