Palm Sunday

April 9, 2017 Dear People of God, We now enter Holy Week, the most special time of the year.  Please come to as many of the events as possible.  The world needs our prayers, and more is better than less, like so many things in life. Thursday, we will start...

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Fifth Sunday of Lent

April 2, 2017 Dear People of God, We just celebrated the half-way point of Lent, Laetare Sunday.   Holy Week is coming, with the central action of our salvation, the loving suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus.  How can we find our own passionate response, a profound gratitude, turned into...

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Fourth Sunday of Lent

March 26, 2017 Dear People of God, Congratulations to all of us for the wonderful, happy Mass Mob last Sunday!  Thank you to everyone for what you did to make our former parishioners feel welcome and our visitors to feel the thrill of discovery of a truly beautiful church in...

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Third Sunday of Lent

March 19, 2017 Dear People of God, Happy Mass Mob weekend!  We welcome Bishop Hermann and Msgr. Kennedy, Fr. Boisaubin, Fr. Stoltz, Deacon Matt Witte and Deacon Dave Osmack.  We all have emotional ties to the people of St. Luke and memories of beautiful Masses, Baptisms, weddings, and consoling funerals,...

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2nd Sunday of Lent

March 12, 2017 Dear People of God, We had a great group, twenty or so St. Luke parishioners ~ adults AND children, doing a thorough cleaning of the church for the upcoming Mass Mob.  God bless all of our Mass Mob committee members for giving up their Saturday morning so...

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First Sunday of Lent

March 5, 2017 Dear People of God, We had Ash Wednesday, with the opportunity to get Lent off to a good start.  It is always a visual wake up to me, seeing everyone with the cross, or at least a dark spot on their foreheads.  The reality and importance of...

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8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 26, 2017 Dear People of God, We truly do have many more visitors at our weekend Masses, especially the 10:30 am on Sunday.  Please join me in visiting with each of the visitors, with the goal of inviting them back the following weekend.  Many of the visitors I reach...

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7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 19, 2017 Dear People of God, Thank you to John Weiler and everyone who helped with the “Donut Sunday” reception downstairs in the St. Joseph Room.  He and I noted that we filled up the room with parishioners visiting with each other after the 10:30 am Mass last Sunday. ...

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6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 12, 2017 Dear People of God, We have been blessed to baptize little MacKenzie Claire Chazen, and James Peter Martin two weekends ago; and Henry Kyle Flowers this past weekend.  It is a privilege, and good for the parish, to baptize these little ones.  Over time they will add...

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5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 5, 2017 Dear People of God, We have just lived through some Richmond Heights history this last Monday. The faith-filled funeral of our former mayor, James Finger and father of Judy Beck.  All of the family members attended, including former Mayor Jim Beck, and there was a police escort...

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