July 2019 archive of Pastor's Corner

July 2019 archive of Pastor's Corner

The Inspiration of Saint Mary Magdalene

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 7/22/19

What must have been the incredible condition of Mary’s love that first Easter morning? It had been three days since our Lord had been laid to rest: The brutality of the scourging, the spitting, the mocking, the nailing, and the slow agonizing death on the Cross. She had seen ... Read More »

Brown Scapular Enrollment

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 7/16/19

Enrollment Mass of the Brown Scapular

Of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

When the clouds of temptation overshadow the day May the the light of Mount Carmel shine down on my way; When the long road is ending, may I go to rest With Mary's brown Scapular over my breast.

Why is this enrollment so significant in the life of a ... Read More »

Saint Maria Goretti and Youth

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 7/06/19

Has one ever really thought what it means to be filled with the Spirit of Christ? Whenever we feel that growl in our stomachs or that chalky taste in our mouths, we know it is time to fill ourselves with food and drink. In fact, it is amazing how ... Read More »

First Commandent and July 4th

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 7/02/19

Founding Father John Adams had the right idea. When he wrote a letter to his wife on July 3, 1776, he described how future generations of Americans ought to celebrate our nation's Independence Day. He called for "Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations ... Read More »


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