Pastor's Column

July 2020

Jul 23

July 26, 2020

We finally wrapped up the 2019-20 school year on Friday night, July 17, with the graduation liturgy for the eighth graders from our school. It was an abbreviated ceremony compared to past years, but there was a good spirit in the church as we gathered to give thanks for these young people and to celebrate their transition to High School. We...
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Jul 16

July 19, 2020

Activity around the parish campus has increased over the past few weeks. It is nothing like a normal summer would be, but after months of no one around, it feels good to see people here! That is particularly true of Sundays. Our Mass attendance continues to increase little by little and I am very grateful for that. I am also grateful that those...
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Jul 9

July 12, 2020

If you watched Fridays with Father on Friday, July 3rd, you saw me quote from a homily Pope Francis gave on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul. The homily really resonated with me, personally, and as I look at the state of our public discourse, I think there are some helpful insights here. I want to explore the Pope’s thoughts a little...
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