Honor Our Blessed Mother At Fatima

Honor Our Blessed Mother At Fatima The 2016 St. Mary’s Our Lady of Fatima Celebration is rapidly approaching, with an exciting schedule of events culminating on Sunday, September 25th with a beautiful celebration of Mass, the parade, carnival, free BBQ dinner, live and silent auction and many other events on the grounds of George McCann…

Bulletin: September 4, 2016

  Bulletin: September 4, 2016 Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Happy Labor Day weekend! With any luck, summer delights will continue a while longer: refreshing recreation (with maybe an occasional swim) or enjoyable relaxation on the deck (with tasty outdoor grilling). Truth is, for some of us, this year’s Labor Day came way too early. With…

Bulletin: August 28, 2016

  Bulletin: August 28, 2016 Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Humility is a virtue we don’t see much in our times. It seems that bragging, swaggering, and arrogance dominate our fashion for everything and our Internet conversations. Who hasn’t been irritated by the “trolls” who try (usually with bad grammar and poor spelling) to start…

ORDER OF MUSIC: August 21, 2016

ORDER OF MUSIC: August 21, 2016 Many parishioners (and Catholics in general) don’t realize that the Missals of the Church’s liturgy actually prescribes specific scriptural excerpt texts set to chant and other music forms for the ENTRANCE/OFFERTORY and COMMUNION processionals. These are called the Proper Processionals and are the first and pre-eminent choice among four…

Bulletin: August 21, 2016

  Bulletin: August 21, 2016 Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time THE NARROW GATE Life is difficult, and we need this preparation, for as Jesus tells his followers, “Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many . . . will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough.” We need to understand that we are…