Category Archives: Pastoral Message

A Message from Fr. Hurley (July 5, 2020)

Peace be with you all, “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.” These are refreshing words to hear but resonate even more clearly as we come to celebrate Independence Day! Despite all the challenges our culture and society face these days, I am grateful to live…
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A Message from Fr. Hurley (June 28, 2020)

At every Mass… even our “Back to Mass” under the pandemic restrictions, we profess the Mystery of Faith. This is how we prepare ourselves for communion with our Lord, our God. Entering into His life and receiving His flesh and blood, the fullness of life, we respond with the words: “We proclaim your Death, O…
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Inside the Mass: Concluding Rites

The grace and peace of God the Father and the Lord Jesus be with you all! Today, we reflect on the last part of the Mass: The Concluding Rites, that includes the following: post-communion prayer followed by brief announcements, should they be necessary the Priest’s Greeting and Blessing, which on certain days and occasions is…
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A Message from Fr. Hurley (June 21, 2020)

Peace be with you, “Fear no one… do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul… Are not two sparrows sold for a small coin? Yet not one of them falls to the ground without your Father’s knowledge. Even all the hairs of your head are counted. So, do…
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