February 2021 archive of From the Pastor's Desk
DEACON STEVE EISCHENS REASSIGNED TO ST. MARY THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH, MT. VERNON AND ST. BARBARA, SCHELLER.
Posted by Karen Neubauer on 2/27/21
Bishop McGovern has reassigned Deacon Steve Eischens to St. Mary the Immaculate Conception Church, Mt. Vernon and St. Barbara, Scheller where he will continue his ministry as Deacon.
Deacon Eischens began his ministry as a Deacon in 2018 and he has being with our parish for almost three years ... Read More »
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 »