From The Pastors Desk . . .

August 2015

As we move into the month in which we celebrate our patroness, Our Lady of the Assumption (whose name is certainly holy!), I pray that through her intercession our parish may be filled with God’s grace and blessings. I write this near the end of July, looking forward to the parish celebrations on August 15…

July 2015

As a little boy, I prided myself on being good. My parents tried long and hard to have children. My mother had to have two surgeries in order to become pregnant; then she had two miscarriages, followed by a son who died the day he was born. Then a year-and-a-half later I was born. From…

Weekly Reflections
Assumption-of-Mary

The Hope of Mary’s Assumption

Fr. Maurice Restivo c.s.b. – When my mother died, I experienced what was perhaps the lowest point in my faith life because I suddenly wondered whether that was it – wasn’t there something more? Does it all just end here … with death? The Assumption of the Mary tells us that there is much more….

19Ob

Elijah is Prepared for the Journey

Deacon Paul Bezaire – The bread given to Elijah was to nourish him for his journey to meet God. In a similar way, the Bread of Life described in the Gospel of John is given to in preparation for what it is God has planned for us. At Mass we are nourished by the Word…

The Week Ahead . . .
Weekly Collections

August 2nd, 2015

Sunday: $4,589.84
Miscellaneous: $221.75
Total: $4,811.55
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