­

Pastor’s Column – Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord – April 14, 2019

Commemoration of the Lord's Entry into Jerusalem Theme: What Is the Name of Your Donkey? What different story would we be telling today if the unnamed owners of the donkey had refused to give it [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|Categories: Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Fifth Sunday of Lent – April 7, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, Mercy and Forgiveness The Scripture readings of the fifth Sunday of Lent continue to offer lessons about God's startling mercy and compassion. God does not dwell on the sins of the [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|Categories: Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Fourth Sunday of Lent – March 31, 2019

Let's first set the context of today's gospel reading. Liturgically, today's readings find us in cycle C of the Lenten lectionary. The Lenten gospels of Sundays three, four, and five form a triptych. In the [...]

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Third Sunday of Lent – March 24, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, Jesus employs very strong words in the Gospel today.  We are called to repentance.  We must break free from our slavery to sins and seek to do good.  Jesus is very [...]

By |March 21st, 2019|Categories: Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Second Sunday of Lent – March 17, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, What would you do if you witnessed a phenomenon in the heavens such as has been reported at Fatima or Lourdes or Medjegorie? Would you fall down on your knees? Or [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – First Sunday of Lent – March 10, 2019

My sisters and brothers in the Lord, Can you remember the last time you struggled to successfully complete a task at home, at work, or at school?  Do you remember the relief that you felt [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments