Third Sunday of Easter

April 10, 2016 Dear People of God, Thank you everyone who worked so hard to make our Easter so beautiful; the flowers, music, prayers smiles, and thank you everyone for your donations too.  It all helps.  We honored well Our Lord’s passion, death and resurrection.  Especially as our world gets...

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Easter Sunday

March 27, 2016 Dear People of God, “Christ is Risen! Indeed He is risen!”  These are the joyful words of Easter greeting our spiritual ancestors gave to each other in the first centuries.  With Jesus’ resurrection, everything changed.  The ancient fear of death changed to joy of sharing Jesus’ jubilant,...

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Palm Sunday

03-20-2016 Dear People of God, Happy Holy Week! We may have seen an occasional poster with block letters proclaiming “BEYOND SUNDAY.” “What”, we may ask ourselves ” is this all about?”  It is about financing Catholic education.  We know that there is more interest in private education free from uneven...

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5th Sunday in Lent

March 13, 2016 Dear People of God, For your information, there has been a change in my ministry status at Immaculate Conception. Deacon Ken Clemens will relieve me of managerial duties there beginning the week after Easter. I will continue to supply the Sacraments of Eucharist and Penance, that is to say Mass and Confessions,...

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4th Sunday in Lent

A SUNDAY FOR REJOICING Today’s Gospel story of the prodigal son is a favorite of many.  We can identify with all the major figures and their crisscross of emotions. The father’s initial grief over his young son’s avarice is turned to relief at his return. The son’s grief over his loss of fortune,...

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3rd Sunday in Lent

February 28, 2016 Dear People of God, We had many people interested in David Baranowski’s message about Stewardship and his upcoming workshop.  Everyone  is invited to the meeting at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, March 2nd in the St. Joseph’s room of the rectory (in the basement).  We will receive practical information...

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2nd Sunday in Lent

Dear People of God, Hopefully we have chosen some activity to bring us closer to Jesus during these days of Lent. Whatever we do, if we do it in love it will be pleasing to Jesus. There are many blessings and graces associated with the Stations of the Cross; a...

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1st Sunday in Lent

Dear People of God, We are a little early for Spring time weather and flower blossoms, but Lent takes us to Easter, and Easter is spiritual Spring time for our inner and outer beings. Even during the coldest weather, shrubs and trees are growing their roots deeper, getting ready for...

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