Category Archives: Pastoral Message

Notes from Fr. Rick – December 25, 2016

I want to encourage the children of our parish to participate in the ministry of Altar Server. Boys and girls who are in 3rd grade or older are eligible. See the announcement in this week’s bulletin about training. This is a great way for youngsters to learn about the Mass and to participate up close…
Read more

Notes from Fr. Rick – December 18, 2016

The Little Sisters of the Poor were with us last weekend … thanks for your generosity! The sisters and I went to the rectory between the 800 and 1000 am Masses for a cup of coffee and we had a delightful conversation. Sister Rosemary, who visits a lot of parishes, commented on how impressed she…
Read more

Notes from Fr. Rick – December 11, 2016

It’s really beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here! The choirs are rehearsing, the decorations in the rectory are up, the flowers have been ordered and Lucy’s Christmas scarf is clean and ready to be worn. And true to the meaning of Advent, a period of preparing, anticipation and repentance, our Advent Penance…
Read more

Notes from Fr. Rick – December 4, 2016

Thank you to all who contributed to the collection for the retired sisters. Nearly $3,500 was received.\ Reminder that the new weekday Mass schedule is now in effect. 6:45am Monday, Wednesday, Thursday. 9:00am Tuesday and Friday. Grand Annual is going well. Thanks so much to all who have contributed. Our parish depends on the success…
Read more