July 27, 2014

Dear Brothers and Sisters, The past few weeks, including today, Jesus speaks to us in the gospel through parables to help us, his disciples, understand what the kingdom of heaven is like. Our mission statement speaks to how we as a parish community seek to proclaim...

Meeting Michael

By Sheila Read, Justice & Peace Specialist One of the best conversations I’ve had in a long time was with a man named Michael Holloway. I met Michael at a 4th of July party when I approached his picnic table with a smile and warm greeting. The greeting was...

July 20, 2014

Dear Brothers and Sisters, The early part of this week, Fr. Steve Patti (your new pastor) and I, along with Tricia Henry (Coordinator of Community Life) and Trey Morris (Volunteer Leader of our “Engagement” Strategic Initiative) will be in Dallas, Texas. This is part...

Experiencing the Body of Christ in Migrant Ministry

By Trevor Thompson, Director Justice and Peace I left my house on Sunday morning driving my white minivan northeast on Route 401 towards Louisburg. I volunteered to pick-up seasonal farm workers from their tucked-away camps off muddy dirt roads called “Country Boy...
July 13, 2014

July 13, 2014

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I have good news of great joy for you. Our provincial administration has nominated Fr. Steve Patti, O.F.M. to Bishop Burbidge to serve as your next pastor. In speaking with Bishop Burbidge earlier this week, he looks forward to accepting the...