Pastor’s Points: January 27, 2019

Pastor’s Points: January 27, 2019

In Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, the famous, oft-quoted phrase, “Parting is such sweet sorrow” was uttered by Juliet and thereafter came into common use by anyone ‘leaving’ to go to another place.  The ‘sorrow’, of course, speaks to the parting and the ‘sweet’...
Pastor’s Points: December 23, 2018

Pastor’s Points: December 23, 2018

Blessed Holy Family Day (this coming Sunday) to all our families!  You know that the Church’s Christmas season begins on December 25th, the birthday of Christ, and ends on January 13th, the baptism of Christ and in between these two we celebrate the Holy Family (Dec...
Pastor’s Points: December 9, 2018

Pastor’s Points: December 9, 2018

“Deny yourself.  Take up your cross.  Follow me.”  These words spoken by Jesus Christ to the young ruler in answer to his question of what he must do to gain eternal life form the foundation of our quest for salvation.  All of us are challenged to step up in our lives...
Pastor’s Points: November 25, 2018

Pastor’s Points: November 25, 2018

Today is the last Sunday of Ordinary Time in the liturgical year and is also the Feast of Christ the King when we acknowledge in a celebratory way that Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior is also the King of the Universe and He will one day, on the Last Day, assume that...
Pastor’s Points: November 11, 2018

Pastor’s Points: November 11, 2018

I was recently asked if I believe in miracles.  This is a popular question asked of Google and of the many sites that attempt to answer, most agree to the same ten most popular miracles in history.  Strangely enough, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead...