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.”

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

“Rejoice in the Lord always, I shall say it again: rejoice!”  This weekend we celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent, also known as Gaudete Sunday, the Latin word Gaudete meaning “Rejoice!” These words from St. Paul’s letter to the community

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL JOY TO THE WORLD AWAY IN THE MANGER A CHILD, A CHILD IS BORN For all those who attended the Adult and Children’s Choir last Sunday afternoon, joy came into our world. We thank you

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception As I mentioned last week, because December 8th falls on a Sunday this year, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception is transferred to Monday, December 9th, but is NOT a Holy Day of Obligation this

Advent Holy Hour

Advent Holy Hour

Join us on Monday, December 16th for a Eucharistic Holy Hour from 7:15 to 8:15 in the church. At a time of the year that tends to be very hectic, this is a wonderful opportunity to slow down and just