Pastor's Corner

Pastor's Corner

Green Scapular Mass Invite

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 9/05/19

Friday September 6th

730am and 530pm Mass

Green Scapulars will be available for distribution and blessing.

The Green Scapular

Ten years after the manifestation of the Miraculous Medal to St. Catherine Laboure, the Blessed Virgin Mary, on September 8, 1840, the Feast of her Nativity, entrusted the Green Scapular ... Read More »

First Friday Adoration Tips

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 9/05/19

NEEDED: Pray-ers and Adorers.

With the exception of Mass there is no more powerful form of prayer and the loving, healing and encouraging presence of Jesus Christ than Adoration. Please find a little time this Friday/Saturday beginning at 800am Friday and concluding 720am Saturday Morning.  There is no better time ... Read More »

Saint Theresa of Calcutta

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 9/05/19

The prayer sums up her spirituality and desire to spread Jesus' love everywhere she went.

St. Teresa of Calcutta, one of the greatest saints of modern times, was an inspiration around the world, to both religious and non-religious people alike. Above all, Mother Teresa practiced what she preached, and ... Read More »

Suicide Awareness Month

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 9/04/19

Parish Prayer Support.

September is Suicide Awareness Month. Please pray for those who lost their lives to suicide, the many who mourn them and the many who are on the front lines of Suicide Prevention...as WE ALL must be.

https://www.nami.org/…/a…/suicide-prevention-awareness-month

The Bahamas Prayer

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 9/03/19

Take a moment and please pray:

This morning when we woke up, we had a roof over our heads, plenty of food in our fridge, hot water for a shower…the sun was shining…a beautiful day…

For many in the Bahamas they woke to find their Island Paradise transformed into ... Read More »

Quinceanera Celebration

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 9/03/19

This past Saturday we had a wonderful celebration Mass here at Assumption.: A Quinceanera. For those of you not familiar with this, the word is a combination of the Spanish words quince "fifteen" and años "years"…referring to a girl's 15th birthday celebration/party.

In many countries in Latin America, it is customary to celebrate ... Read More »

Passion and Joy of John the Baptist

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 8/29/19

To the non-religious mind, today’s celebration of the Beheading/Passion of John the Baptism may appear grim at best. But for others, it is a day that reminds us to pause and reflect on the joy that is in our lives...so why today?

Before we get to the end of ... Read More »

Saint Augustine

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 8/28/19

Saint Paul understood the challenge of conforming one’s life to Christ, especially the discipline of chastity: “I urge you brothers and sisters by the mercies of God to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God.” We live in a world that seems to despise ... Read More »

Happy Mother's/Monica Day

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 8/27/19

Happy Mother’s Day!

Saint Monica

August 27th

With the exception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and our own Moms, I cannot imagine a more popular and more devoted Mother than Saint Monica. It is the aspiration of every mom  with every breath they take the moment God places her ... Read More »

Calling all September Festers

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 8/23/19

The joy and NEED of volunteering.

As we too quickly approach our September Fest and recruit the many volunteers we will be in need of to assure its success, I wanted to take a moment to review why volunteering is such a worthwhile endeavor.

Volunteering if of course all ... Read More »

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