Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pastoral Sharings – 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  Fr. Michael Phillippino26th Sunday In Ordinary TimeSeptember 30, 2012 Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, When Pope Benedict XVI announced 2012-2013 as a “Year of Faith” to honor the anniversary of Vatican II he said, “This year will provide … Continue reading

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We Are Little People

Fr. Philip Bloom25th Sunday In Ordinary TimeSeptember 23, 2012 Bottom line: We are little people. Jesus tells us what it means to take up the cross and follow him – to be little people and to embrace other little people … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings

  Fr. Michael Phillippino24th Sunday In Ordinary TimeSeptember 16, 2012 Dear Parishioners, In the Book of the Prophet Jeremiah, the Lord says, “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you…” Each of us, including those not yet born, … Continue reading

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Showing Off or Compassion? The Miracles of Jesus

    Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio23rd Sunday In Ordinary TimeSeptember 9, 2012   “Ephphatha!” The story of Jesus’ healing of the deaf-mute in the Gospel of Mark raises a bigger question — did Christ truly work miracles and if so, what … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings

  Fr. John Cusick22nd Sunday In Ordinary TimeSeptember 2, 2012 Brothers and Sisters in Christ, “Empty is the reverence they do me because they teach as dogmas mere human precepts.” (Mk 7: 7) Outrage over animal experimentation and silence in … Continue reading

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