Posts from August 2021

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Recognize the blessings that we have been given.

by Fr. Rich

The Pharisees let their habit of hand washing over shadow Jesus’ word to love one another. We have habits too that at times overtake our lives. Some of us might have the habit of comfort, the habit of least resistance. At the end of our work we plop down in front of the television set […]

THANK YOU! – Annual Parish Picnic

by Fr. Rich

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Last Sunday was our Annual Parish Picnic. The rain came down, but that didn’t dampened anyone’s spirits. (See the pictures on our Facebook page.) Everyone had a good time: playing games, listening to the music and entertainment, and enjoying some delicious foods. I just want to express my THANKS […]

Look to the Lord

by Fr. Rich

In today’s Gospel, Jesus offers us a choice of whether to believe in and follow him or to go our own separate ways. Some could not handle the teachings of Jesus and left. Peter said, Lord, you have the words of eternal life. There is no other way to go. What is our choice? Do […]

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven.

by Fr. Rich

Today we celebrate this Feast in honor of the Blessed Mother: The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven. Every time we celebrate a Feast of Mary or are reminded of her faith by one of her titles, I think of her Magnificat which is today’s Gospel. “My soul proclaims the greatness of the […]

Homecoming Bazaar – THANK YOU!

by Fr. Rich

HOMECOMING BAZAAR – MINI-FESTIVAL was held last weekend. It was quite different from past bazaars due to the pandemic, its effects and after effects. But despite that, all was a success. THANK YOU to those who organized this parish event. Denise & Shawn Brosnan, our general chairpersons; Rocco & Gio Stigliano, food chairpersons and cooks; […]

Share the kindness, joy and happiness of the Lord.

by Fr. Rich

In the opening verse of today’s Gospel, the Jews were complaining about Jesus. They didn’t seem to like what Jesus was saying. They didn’t want to accept who He was. We all do our fair share of complaining, and sometimes with good reason. We complain about the weather a great deal. We complain about all […]