Posts from November 2022

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Congratulations Deacon Steven Miller.

by Fr. Rich

We wish to extend  our congratulations  to Steven Miller  who will be  ordained a  Permanent Deacon  in the Diocese of Scranton this Saturday at St. Peter’s Cathedral. Steve, and his wife Karen, serve the parish as lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, members of the  Contemporary Choir, and the various societies. We welcome Steve into the clerical state […]

Be and give the gift of Hope.

by Fr. Rich

The Christophers have a saying: “It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.” Today we begin the season of Advent and we light one candle – the candle of Hope. It is a small dim light against a world that often seems forbidding and dark. But we light it because we […]

We have much to be thankful for.

by Fr. Rich

A teenager got mad at her parents because they never gave her the things she wanted or needed. So she decided to leave home and go out on her own. She packed her bags. Her parents saw her and said the suit case is theirs, the phone is the daughters but the service will now […]

Trust God’s Spirit

by Fr. Rich

When Mother Teresa had to make a speech, she did not use notes or read from a prepared text. To get ready, she would simply withdraw to a church or chapel or other quiet place for a few minutes and pray. Then, when the time for her talk came, she always found the words she […]

The life of resurrection is different from existence as we know it.

by Fr. Rich

This past week we celebrated the Feast of All Saints and the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed. These two celebrations together remind us of our own destiny, the promise of eternity, and the hope of enjoying the blessed vision of God’s presence forever in heaven. During November, as the earth itself seems to be […]