From the Pastor's Desk

From the Pastor's Desk

LOVE IN ACTION – LENT REMINDS US OF THE CORPORAL WORKS OF MERCY.

Posted by Karen Neubauer on 2/19/21

The Corporal Works of Mercy are found in the teachings of Jesus and give us a model for how we should treat all others, as if they were Christ in disguise. They "are charitable actions by which we help our neighbors in their bodily needs" (USCCA). They respond to ... Read More »

IT'S LENTEN SEASON – WHAT IS LENT?

Posted by Karen Neubauer on 2/12/21

Most Catholics seem to be aware of the forty-day period before the feast of Easter. Lent, which comes from the Anglo-Saxon word lencten, meaning “spring,” is a time marked by particular rituals, such as reception of Ashes on Ash Wednesday or the decision to “give up some habits, food ... Read More »

FROM A SERMON BY SAINT LEO THE GREAT, POPE

Posted by Karen Neubauer on 1/29/21

Dear friend, at every moment the earth is full of the mercy of God, and nature itself is a lesson for all the faithful in the worship of God. The heavens, the sea and all that is in them bear witness to the goodness and omnipotence of their Creator, ... Read More »

Big Question - Why Was Jesus Baptized?

Posted by Karen Neubauer on 1/07/21

Baptism washes away the original sin (sin we inherited from Adam and Eve), and makes us children of God. So, the big question is, why was Jesus baptized? Jesus has no sin; Jesus is God.

Jesus went to John and asked to be baptized and even when John tried ... Read More »

MY NEW YEAR PRAYER AND WISHES FOR YOU

Posted by Karen Neubauer on 12/28/20

O yes! We made it, we are here, thank God. We are grateful to God for his goodness and mercy. God has been so kind to us. Of course, everything that happened in your life in 2020 may not be all you desired or expected but we have a ... Read More »

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO MY DEAR PARISHIONERS

Posted by Karen Neubauer on 12/23/20

When we celebrate birthdays, when we send cards and give gifts, we are saying the person whose birthday we celebrate is important to us.

Jesus Christ came into this world as a tiny baby, not as a grown person, not as an alien from outer space. Though he was ... Read More »

IS IT HAPPY HOLIDAY OR HAPPY CHRISTMAS?

Posted by Karen Neubauer on 12/18/20

We have been bombarded with the idea of the “political correctness” of everything you say or do in this society. Any sincere and true Christian will agree with me that there has been a constant calculated and deliberate effort to neuter Christmas. You and I now live in a ... Read More »

GOD IS STILL WITH US

Posted by Karen Neubauer on 12/03/20

This is certainly a time blanketed with uncertainties. The Coronavirus pandemic, no doubt, has changed our world and the way we do things. Although it is true that fire will not destroy gold, it is important to note that fire purifies the gold. Unfortunately, nothing brings luster to your ... Read More »

IT'S ADVENT

Posted by Karen Neubauer on 11/25/20

Christ’s saving work is celebrated in sacred memory by the Church on fixed days and periods throughout the year. During the different seasons of the liturgical year, the Church, in accord with tradition al discipline, carries out the formation of the faithful by means of devotion al practices, both ... Read More »

OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE

Posted by Karen Neubauer on 11/20/20

  As we celebrate the Solemnity of our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, I would like us to re-examine our relationship with the Lord; what are your thoughts about Jesus? What kind of image of God have you painted for yourself? A few years ago, I was ... Read More »

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