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Thank You Fr. McCarthy

Hard to believe it has been 9 years already.  Thank you for all that you have done in that time.  There are just too many great things that have been accomplished to list them all.  One of the major accomplishments has been the Church beautification!  What a great place to worship and celebrate.  The grounds … Continued

The Domestic Church – Part 2

A domestic church begins with the Sacrament of Matrimony – man and woman become husband and wife. Pope John Paul II spoke of  a Catholic couple’s call to holiness within that sacrament when he said, “Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them … Continued

The Domestic Church – Part 1

The Catholic presence stretches around the globe, and approximately 1.3 billion belong to the big Church, the Body of Christ. In many cases they are also living in one of the countless little “domestic churches” all throughout the world. But what actually constitutes a “domestic church?” Let’s take a quick look at the beginning of … Continued

The Experience of Easter

We are an Easter people. The joy of Easter is celebrated not only during the liturgical season we call Easter. It is celebrated every day of the year. The Mass is the Paschal Mystery, and every time it is celebrated, we participate in the sacrifice, death, and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. As St. … Continued

Holy Week and Triduum

The celebration of Easter and everyone gathering as community is at the heart of who we are as Catholics. We look forward to seeing everyone at our Easter Masses, Reconciliation and Devotions. Sunday, April 10 – Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Mass 9:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. The Sacred Paschal Triduum Thursday, … Continued

Donating Stock to Charity

Make a bigger impact by donating long-term appreciated securities, including stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, directly to your favorite charity. Compared with donating cash or selling your appreciated securities and contributing the after-tax proceeds, you may be able to automatically increase your gift and your tax deduction. How does it work? It’s simple and easy. … Continued


As we continue our journey during this Lenten season, the days are growing longer and getting warmer, the flowers are starting to sprout and many of us have already given up on our Lenten disciplines. As Fr. McCarthy pointed out in his homily last week, LENT IS HARD! The Lenten disciplines of prayer, fasting, almsgiving … Continued