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Here’s a complaint I was thrilled to get. A number of parishioners asked why the Daily Mass readings were no longer put in the weekly bulletin.
In order to save space for other announcements and the pastor’s “bagging-on”, the Scripture citations were omitted. Not anymore! You’ll find them listed – happily!! – knowing that folks [...]
Over the past decade or so we have heard a lot in the Church about BOUNDARIES – one’s personal boundaries, emotional boundaries, sexual boundaries, professional boundaries, etc. In the news this week we heard how a man with no boundaries committed horrific crimes. The Church has learned the devastating effects on people when boundaries [...]
Please fill out a Parishioner Contact Information Form located in this bulletin or online. Thanks to those who already have!
Congratulations to Attorney Orrville L. Reed, III, this year’s recipient of the St. Thomas More Award presented here Friday by Bp. Lennon.
May is filled with Parish Events; please feel free to be a part of [...]
Remember that Parking is FREE in the Polsky Deck Garage when coming for Mass, but space is limited during Aero’s Baseball Games.
Kudos go out to the Parish Council and the setup and cleanup crews for last Saturday’s Parish Spring Social Event. Although turnout was low, those who came had a great time. The food was [...]
Please fill out the Parishoner Information Form to Update your household information for our parish records. Please read below and on the reverse side.
Thank you for your generosity at Easter. Your financial and prayerful support to your parish has been a blessing. Please note those remembered in this bulletin by Easter Flowers.
Peace, Fr. Dan
Happy Easter to you and your family. I hope your Easter day is richly blessed as we enter this Holy Season. The mystery and awe of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection can’t be contained in a 24 hour period. Over the next 50 days we’ll retell the story and re-member ourselves to the living Christ [...]
You may notice a new piece of furniture in the sanctuary as we begin Holy Week. It is an AMBO, or more commonly referred to as a pulpit. Ambo is a Greek word that refers to an elevation or mountain. Some of you may remember years ago how the pulpit stood out in our church [...]
Dear Parishioners, In last week’s bulletin I mentioned that a person could obtain a plenary indulgence in this Year of Faith by visiting St. Sebastian church and fulfilling the spiritual actions prescribed. Some have asked, “What’s a plenary indulgence?”
There is so much written to explain indulgences that I would need the whole bulletin. Let me [...]
We pray for the bishops, who are Cardinals in the Church, as they gather at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican to elect a successor to St. Peter. May the Holy Spirit, that was breathed upon the Apostles by Jesus himself, rest upon their successors as they discern the next Vicar of Christ.
Did you [...]
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