A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

Many thanks to all of you who have purchased a memorial candle, all of which are on display in the church this weekend. All of these candles, along with the Holy Day this past week (All Saints Day), remind us

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure THINGS ARE NOT ALWAYS AS YOU THINK THAT THEY ARE Recently for my grandson’s birthday-9- when I asked him what he would like for a present, he said “a big cross to wear around his neck.”

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

During the month of November, the Church invites her children to be especially mindful of praying for those who have preceded us into eternal life and who may be in need of additional purification before they enter into the presence of

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure PERSISTENCE This word requires some personal thought. When have you been persistent? How often are you persistent? How selective are you about being persistent? Are you just stubborn and interpreting this as positive persistence? Or persistence because you just

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

GOD, IN HIS WISDOM WORDS!! God gave us His words to explain the meaning for our lives and how to live life. He gave us words, millions and millions of them, for us to say in our life time. These

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure OCTOBER:  THE MONTH DESIGNATED TO HONOR AND PRAY THE ROSARY St. Padre Pio:  “The Rosary is the weapon for these times.” Pope Paul VI:  ” The Rosary takes its inspiration from the Gospel to suggest the

A Note from Fr. Derek

A Note from Fr. Derek

October, in the Church, is observed as the “Month of the Rosary.” It is also designated as Respect Life Month as well. This is not to say that it is the only month during which we are concerned with raising

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure “IT IS BETTER TO GIVE THAN RECEIVE” Most of us have heard this since before we can remember. It came from God we were sure. And we knew that the road to hell was straight and fast,

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure YOUR HAPPY PLACE And now the movie!!! For six years for millions around the world, time stopped as Downton Abbey came to life on our TV screen.  Both men and women turned in to experience life lived

A Note From Fr. Derek

A Note From Fr. Derek

I would like to offer a word of thanks to all of those who helped make our annual parish picnic such a great success.  First of all to God, for the blessing of our faith which unites us as a