Pastors Article

Time to get ready for Christmas!

December 14, 2021

By Fr. Joe Corel, Pastor This afternoon (Sunday, December 19) we will celebrate our parish penance service.  Many of our second grade students and others within the PSR program will…

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Nativity Scenes in the Chapels

December 14, 2021

Tracing its roots back to St. Francis of Assisi, and before, there has been a strong and commendable devotion to erecting a scene depicting Jesus’ humble Birth in Bethlehem —…

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Teaching and Implementing a Devotional Prayer Life

December 1, 2021

During the 2020-2021 academic year at Sacred Heart School, the campus minister and pastors implemented the Armor of God prayer series. The series was expanded to the PSR children for…

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Celebrations of Eucharist

May 27, 2021

(Sunday and weekday as applicable)Beginning on June 5/6 we will resume the following practices:Limited Use of Ushers:Before Mass, Ushers should seek volunteers (two individuals or a household) to present the…

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Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

March 31, 2021

How wonderful we were able to celebrate Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday in person this year! That in itself is a beautiful Resurrection story! Because we…

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Mass Intentions

March 5, 2021

Many months ago the Worship and Spiritual Life Commission began a study/review of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM: the document that guides how Mass is celebrated). Let’s…

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The Baptism of the Lord

January 6, 2021

By Fr. David Veit Years ago arriving at a new parish with a school, the principal informed me that they had a practice of celebrating baptismal anniversaries (as well as…

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Epiphany!

December 28, 2020

The Greek word Epiphany (επιφάνεια), means appearance or manifestation.  In considering Epiphany we often focus on the symbolism of the gifts the Magi bore — gifts which said more about…

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Merry Christmas

December 22, 2020

As your “pastors in solidum” we take this opportunity to rejoice with you as we continue to celebrate this beautiful season.  We recently realized that (counting it from the first…

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Three Comings of Christ – Part 3

December 18, 2020

As we begin this 4th Week of Advent let us finally reflect on the “First” coming of Christ.   This is the one with which we are most familiar – or…

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