April 15, 2018
This week on Monday through Wednesday I will be joining with Bishop Matano the priests and Pastoral Administrators in our Diocese for our annual Convocation. The last few years we have met at The Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen on Seneca Lake for the Convocation.
April 6, 2018
A year ago we began Fish Bowl Sunday in our parishes to help support the local food pantries that are serving the needs of people within our parish.
March 27, 2018
The Lord is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! I wish all of you and your families a very blessed and joy filled Easter as we celebrate today the Resurrection of our Lord and the new life that we received in baptism.
March 22, 2018
Today as we celebrate Palm Sunday we enter the most solemn week of the Church Year – the final, intense days of Lent and the great days of the Triduum.
March 15, 2018
This week we are pleased to welcome Father Mark McDonald, MSC to our parish to share with us from his faith and experience as a missionary. He will be leading our Lenten Parish Retreat that is being held this week, Sunday, March 18th – Wednesday, March 21st.
March 12, 2018
This Sunday is known as Laetáre Sunday. The name comes from the opening antiphon of the Mass which begins, “Laetáre Ierúsalem” or, “Rejoice Jerusalem!”
March 4, 2018
This year the first few weeks of Lent have been a sad journey for many families in our parish as we have had five parish-ioners die since Ash Wednesday.
February 23, 2018
The Sacrament of Penance is often referred to as Confession, or as the Sacrament of Reconciliation. All three names reference an action that is done in the sacrament.
February 16, 2018
I remember as a boy journeying through the days of Lent. When I was young the Lenten obligations regarding fasting and abstinence were much different than they currently are in the church.
February 7, 2018
We will begin our forty-day Lenten journey to the glories of Easter on Wednesday, February 14th. The symbol of ashes that we receive on our foreheads on Ash Wednesday are a reminder to us of our mortality and the call to repent, to turn away from sin and believe the Good News. The season of Lent is…