Pastor’s Blog

December 23, 2018

So… do you notice any difference in this week’s bulletin? Over the past few weeks, people have been asking me if we would be able to place the bulletins from our four parishes at each church (so that, if they attend Mass at any one of our parishes, then they’d be able to pick up…

December 16, 2018

Each year in October, the diocese asks us to get an idea how many folks are attending our weekend Masses. These “October counts”, as they’re known, help us to plan for the upcoming 12 months. This year, our counts have also helped us to understand your reaction to the implementation of On Mission for the…

December 9, 2018

Many have asked how our interim Mass schedule was developed (usually, in the context of asking “why couldn’t my parish keep this Mass or have that Mass time?”).  I thought I’d share with you the thoughts that went into the development of our weekend Mass schedule. As we prepared for October, the current clergy team (myself, Fr.…

December 2, 2018

Anointing is also one of the sacraments that can be received more than once. However, whereas the Eucharist can be received daily, the sacrament of Anointing is normally received much less frequently. The Church instructs us that the anointing of the sick is given to a Catholic who “begins to be in danger due to sickness or…

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