2019 archive of Pastor's Corner

2019 archive of Pastor's Corner

Sandy Hook/Humboldt Homily

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 12/16/19

Do not complain, brothers and sisters, about one another, that you may not be judged.

It has sadly become the Primary American Virtue…Complaining…and here I am delivering a sermon on complaining…complaining about complaining…and yet it seems like it’s all people do…and so much of what we complain about, I ... Read More »

Lessons and Carols

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 12/13/19

Come gather as a Parish Family this Sunday December 15th at 200pm for our Annual Lessons and Carols.  This unique and wonderfully beautiful and uplifting service of Scripture and music is presented by our Music Ministry and special guests.  Take a break and come reflect on the message of ... Read More »

The Crèche of our Heart

Posted by Lisa Reed on 12/10/19

 

It is one of Christianity’s most beloved and significant and instructive traditions…setting up a Crèche…either in the public domain or most certainly in one’s home. Somewhat, so that when looking upon this scene we see more than just still figures from a story thousands of years ago. Seeing ... Read More »

Advent and Daily Mass

Posted by Lisa Reed on 12/05/19

 

Each year the Catholic Church gives us an incredible opportunity for a powerful encounter with Jesus. The Church invites us during Advent to take a step back and look at who we are, what we are doing, and where Jesus fits into our lives.

Jesus came into this ... Read More »

All Souls Day Reflection

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 11/02/19

From St Ambrose's book on the death of his brother Satyrus Let us die with Christ, to live with Christ We see that death is gain, life is loss. Paul says: For me life is Christ, and death a gain. What does “Christ” mean but to die in the ... Read More »

All Saint's Day Reflection

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 11/01/19

From a sermon of St Bernard of Clairvaux Let us make haste to our brethren who are awaiting us Why should our praise and glorification, or even the celebration of this feast day mean anything to the saints? What do they care about earthly honours when their heavenly Father ... Read More »

Fatima, The Rosary and The Eucharist

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 10/13/19

During this Mary Month of Respect Life, we are reminded that Motherhood is the greatest gift. Whether one is a mom or not a woman’s nature is life-giving.  And as today’s 102 year Anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun at Fatima reminds us, there is no greater woman, ... Read More »

Power of the Rosary

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 10/07/19

October 7th Feast Day

St. John Paul II implored the faithful to pray the Rosary most especially for peace in the Third Millennium, which began in the West with the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Rosary has been a unique weapon in spiritual warfare and is especially suited ... Read More »

Guardian Angel Feast Day

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 10/02/19

From a sermon of St Bernard of Clairvaux

 

That they might guard you in all your ways

He has given his angels charge over you to guard you in all your ways. And so, that nothing in heaven should be wanting in your concern for us, you send ... Read More »

Angel Holy Hour

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 10/01/19

Holy Hour Honoring the Holy Angels

Wednesday October 2nd (Guardian Angel Feast)

700pm in the Church

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in addition to beautiful Music to be played and readings/reflections will be read highlighting the importance of the Angels and improving our understanding and appreciation of them. Refreshments ... Read More »

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