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Totus Tuus – Catholic Summer Youth Camp

Totus Tuus Catholic Summer Camp ~  St. Mary’s, Paris ~ June 16-21 Grades 1-6 (June 17-21) Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm Grades 7-12 (June 16-20) Sunday-Thursday, 7:00 pm—9:00 pm Parish Potluck—June 19th  at 6pm  Noon Parish Hot Dog Roast-June 21st

By |June 14th, 2019|Announcements, St Mary's, St. Aloysius|0 Comments

Reflection – The Most Holy Trinity – June 16, 2019

God is watching over us. Nowadays, thanks to the security camera, We are often being watched, Watched by cold, dispassionate eyes, intent only on catching us in wrong-doing. The feeling that someone is watching us is not a pleasant feeling. But the feeling that someone is watching over us is a lovely feeling. God is [...]

By |June 14th, 2019|Reflection|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – The Most Holy Trinity – June 16, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, The feast of the Blessed Trinity, which we celebrate today, brings us face to face with the mystery of God. We can know certain things about God by looking at creation. But it is Jesus who reveals to us the mystery of God. Sometimes, we may so obsessed with God’s creation [...]

By |June 14th, 2019|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Pentecost Sunday – June 9, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, The Miracle of Change: Before the coming of the Spirit, the apostles were virtually living in hiding in the upper room. A great task had been entrusted to them, yet they had neither the strength nor the will to begin it. But after Pentecost they were changed people. What was it [...]

By |June 7th, 2019|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – The Ascension of the Lord – June 2, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, Once upon a time there was a father who had twelve sons. Though he loved each of them he had a soft spot in his heart for the second youngest of them, Joseph. The others became jealous of Joseph and decided to kill him. However, at the last minute, they changed [...]

By |May 31st, 2019|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 26, 2019

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I take to heart these readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter. I am hungering for the peace of Jesus promised in the Gospel. I want to see the vision of the New Jerusalem of which Revelation speaks, for it bears the eschatological hope of a world illuminated by God's love [...]

By |May 23rd, 2019|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Fifth Sunday of Easter – May 19, 2019

Dear Sisters and Brothers, One Sunday in a mass specially celebrated for married couples a priest preached about marriage. At the end of the service he was giving out small wooden crosses to each married couple. He said, "Place this cross in the room in which you quarrel the most and you will be reminded [...]

By |May 17th, 2019|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Reflection: The vocation to love

The deepest wound of all is that which affects the heart: The feeling that one has not been loved, The one is not precious to anyone. Each of us can do something to heal their wounds We have hands that can make things, And minds that can understand things. But above all we have hearts [...]

By |May 10th, 2019|Reflection|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Fourth Sunday of Easter – May 12, 2019

THE GOOD SHEPHERD In today’s Gospel, the Good shepherd says to us, ‘I know my sheep. They listen to my voice and follow me.’ Let us reflect for a moment on our failure to respond to the love and care of Jesus, the Good shepherd. The readings from Acts of apostles show that Paul’s policy [...]

By |May 10th, 2019|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Third Sunday of Easter – May 5, 2019

Breakfast on the Shore The Scripture readings for this Sunday continue the tone of exuberant joy just right for this time between Easter and Pentecost. In the first reading from the Acts of the Apostles we continue to hear about the dynamism and vitality of the early Christian community in Jerusalem, still highly charged with [...]

By |May 3rd, 2019|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments