A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

               This Wednesday, January 22nd, marks the 47th anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling in the case Roe v. Wade which legalized abortion on demand in the United States. The annual March for

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

“FEAR  NOT,  IT  IS  I…..” FEAR!!  It is a word that probably has as many different meanings as to the number of people that you ask to define it.  Some people share a fear—snakes. heights. etc—. But no two people

A Note From Fr. Derek

A Note From Fr. Derek

On this day on which we bring the Christmas season to a close, we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord Jesus. It is a good day for us to recall our own Baptism and the meaning of it. In Baptism

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Time  Talent  Treasure “YOU LIKE ME!     YOU REALLY LIKE ME!!   responding with great joy  Sally Field in her acceptance of her Oscar Ms. Field took a great deal of static over this spontaneous response in the Oscar

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord. The word epiphany means “to reveal” or a manifestation.  It has come to be used in our common language to describe a moment of sudden revelation or insight. While

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time  Talent  Treasure A NEW YEAR               BEGIN AGAIN Had my reflections. Made a few resolutions. And onward and upward full of enthusiasm to begin again. But have I really thought this through thoroughly. One

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Most Holy Family of Jesus Mary and Joseph. This Feast is always celebrated on the Sunday between the two very festive days of Christmas and the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God.  

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

FAILURE:  OR IS IT? A young high school girl found herself too hooked on a TV soap opera which depicted life in a hospital with all of its issues played out by young handsome doctors, who seemed to have all

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

On December 10th, Cardinal O’Malley announced a Year of the Eucharist to begin on Holy Thursday, 2020 and culminate on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, 2021. This is in response to a recent Pew Research Center survey that found that

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time  Talent  Treasure A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE Recently, we heard Luke’s Gospel (18:35-43} about the blind man sitting by the roadside begging, when he heard shouting and asked, “What was happening?” They replied that “Jesus of Nazareth was passing by.”