Category Archives: Pastoral Message

A Message from Fr. Hurley (September 20, 2020)

The Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. As usual there is much good news to share with you. One great piece of news is St. Mary’s School is close to meeting the licensing requirements for its new configuration as an…
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A Message from Fr. Hurley (September 13, 2020)

May the Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all! I love that greeting. I also love the word “mercy.” Recently, I asked a young person, mid-20s, what they thought we needed in our community. Surprisingly, I got no answer at that…
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A Message from Fr. Hurley (August 30, 2020)

“Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” These words of our Lord from Matthew’s Gospel are clear and perhaps difficult to hear. They are meant for us and refer to the need for our personal sacrifice. This is a word that literally means to make holy.…
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A Message from Fr. Hurley (August 16, 2020)

May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all, “Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David!” Mt 15:22. This is one of my favorite scripture verses. The simplicity of this appeal to our Lord is captivating. Actually, I should…
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