Pastor's Column

October 2020

Oct 25

October 25, 2020

Hello, Deacon Val here! Fr. Gary has graciously allowed me a space here, normally reserved for the Pastor’s column, to reflect with you on Pope Francis’ new encyclical, “Fratelli Tutti” (Italian for “All Brothers”). The column will be divided in four parts, which is not so much intended to give you a...
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Oct 18

October 18, 2020

As many of you know, the Holy Father has a prayer intention each month that we publish in our Bulletin. The intention for the month of October is: That by virtue of baptism, the laity, especially women, may participate more in areas of responsibility in the Church. Archbishop Etienne has reflected recently on this intention in his blog and in...
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Oct 11

October 11, 2020

The Called to Serve as Christ campaign provides an opportunity for you and me to support retired priests and religious women who have served us so faithfully over the years. Our current system of providing retirement and medical insurance support for retired priests is a “pay as you go” system. That means that the parishes of active...
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