Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

The more things change, the more they really do Generalizations are often not worth the paper that they are written on. But here goes. Grandpa was taking several grandchildren to the golf course. He opened the trunk of his car and

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Are you someone, or do you know someone, who: Is not Catholic, but has expressed interest in becoming Catholic? Has not been baptized, but would like to be? Has been baptized, but has not received the sacraments of Eucharist and

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

“DO  I  HAVE  TO?” Anyone who has been around children, yours or those belonging to another, has heard this plea multiple times and eventually with a whine. When someone either asks or tells us to do something and we don’t want

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

I want to say a word of appreciation to all of you who have shown your concern for me in recent days as the scars of 2002 have been picked at and wounds re-opened.  It is always such a treasure

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

A JUMBLE OF THOUGHTS Last week we heard many of Jesus’ disciples who were listening to Him, respond by saying that “This is hard; who can accept it?” And many of them left and went home. Jesus then asked the Twelve, “Do also

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

It seems as though it just will not end. As I write this, the news in Catholic Circles is that the former Apostolic Nuncio to the United States (Ambassador from the Holy See to the U.S.) has brought forth information

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

Because I did not preach at all the Masses last week, I’m offering a summary of my homily from then: In last Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus’ teaching about the need to eat his flesh and drink his blood created scandal among

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

STEWARDSHIP:  A WAY OF LIFE by Kathy Reilly Sharing:  Time  Talent  Treasure THE GOOD SHEPHERDS Jesus referred to Himself as the ‘good shepherd.’ He said “I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. I am the

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

REAL  NEWS Entering a local store on the Cape and glancing at the news stand, one would probably notice the local newspaper/magazine. The full page cover picture on this week’s news is a picture of a little boy, baseball hat on

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

   The Last Rite  It was great to welcome Fr. Gustave, SMA back to St. Bart’s last weekend as he was visiting the United States, and to have him celebrate the 8:00 Mass.  As a result, I had the opportunity