Pastors Article

The Eucharist, Apart we are wounded; together we are stronger!

February 23, 2024

Borrowed heavily from Jonathan Meyer I have written five articles on the sacrament of the Eucharist. It’s time to bring people home to the greatest gift and meal God…

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The Eucharist Part V

February 16, 2024

The Eucharist is the source and summit of all that we are a Catholics. Everything flows from or flows towards the Eucharist. You’ve heard me say at mass, when speaking…

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National Marriage Week

February 9, 2024

February 14th is going to be a big day. Not only is it already both Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday this year, but it’s also the last day of National…

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The Eucharist, Part IV

February 2, 2024

In the first three sessions of the catechesis on the Eucharist, I explained the ways in which the Old Testament prepares us to receive Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. In…

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Sunday of the Word of God

January 19, 2024

A couple weeks ago, Fr. Joe shared a summary, written by Fr. Dan Merz, of a survey conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) concerning Eucharistic…

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St John the Evangelist Chapel August 1, 2023 – January 10, 2024

January 12, 2024

As you are aware, the bell tower at the church of St John the Evangelist was struck by lightning in the early morning of August 1, 2023, resulting in a…

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Is Belief in the Real Presence as Low as We’ve Been Told?

January 5, 2024

Over the past few weeks, I have been writing on the scriptural references to the Eucharist and its centrality to our faith. Recently, the Center for the applied research of…

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The Eucharist, Part III – The greatest gift given

December 28, 2023

To begin this article, it is important to share one more Old Testament Bible story. Remember when the Israelites were enslaved in Egypt? The way in which The Lord God…

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The Eucharist Part II – Preparing for the Great gift in the Bible

December 22, 2023

When Adam and Eve sinned, the Lord God wasted no time beginning to repair the relationships between Adam and Eve as individuals; Adam and Eve as a couple; the couple…

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The Eucharist in This Time of National Eucharistic Revival

December 15, 2023

I am sure, by now, you are aware, our diocese is transforming itself to grow deeper with Jesus Christ through all of us understanding what it means to be a…

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