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A Letter from Fr. Charles Speicher

A Letter from Fr. Charles Speicher

June 11, 2017

Posted by Amy Salera

Summer is Here?? With the passing of Memorial Day and the warm weather this past week, it seems apparent that summer is here. But we can also say summer is here because certain parish activities go on summer hiatus. Last week the Adult Choir sang for the last time ... Read More »

June 4

Posted by Amy Salera

This weekend we celebrate Pentecost… We often say that Pentecost is the Birthday of the Church as though it was something that happens only once a year. The truth of the matter is that for Christians everyday is a Pentecost Day. We are connected through faith with the Apostles ... Read More »

May 28, 2017

Posted by Amy Salera

Memorial Day...This week’s celebration of Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer for most people. Memorial Day used to be called Decoration Day, set aside to remember those who died serving our nation. Processions would lead to cemeteries where war dead were buried and their graves would be ... Read More »

April 9, 2017

Posted by Amy Salera

Holy Week: a week to remember, not just in the sense that memorable things will take place - that even in a humble parish like ours, we will experience powerful liturgies. This is a week to remember in another sense: remembering is the activity we engage in and we ... Read More »

April 2, 2017

Posted by Amy Salera

Next Weekend Holy Week Begins… Holy Week invites the People of God to meditate on the One who died for us. We follow Christ on his final journey to Cross and Resurrection. We must make places in our hearts and minds for God’s greatest gifts to us: the sacrifice ... Read More »

December 3, 2016

Posted by Amy Salera

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, December 8 - The Church celebrates a holyday of obligation this week, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. Pope Pius IX proclaimed this doctrine on December 8, 1854. Pius explained that Mary was preserved from original sin by a “singular ... Read More »

September 11, 2016

Posted by Amy Salera

15th Anniversary of 9/11… September 11 reminds us of the evil that happens in our world when we cannot resolve our differences, when we resort to violence to advance an agenda and when we disregard respect for innocent life. On this September 11 we remember those who died and ... Read More »

September 4, 2016

Posted by Amy Salera

Reflections on Labor and Work from Pope Francis... Work is fundamental to the dignity of a person.   Work, to use an image, "anoints" us with dignity, fills us with dignity, makes us similar to God, who has worked and still works, who always acts... (5/1/13)

    I wish to ... Read More »

August 28, 2016

Posted by Amy Salera

Summer Raffle… I am very grateful for the generous response of the parishioners to this year’s Summer Raffle. As I am writing this on Monday afternoon, there are 55 tickets still to be sold. Not all of the ticket stubs have been turned in, but I am hopeful that ... Read More »

July 24, 2016

Posted by Amy Salera

July 28 is the Feast of Saint Victor… Here is some information I put together about Saint Victor. This was originally printed in a 2012 bulletin…

Pope Saint Victor I was the first pope to come from the Roman provinces of Northern Africa. He could have been a native ... Read More »