October 2018 archive of Pastor's Corner

October 2018 archive of Pastor's Corner

Thanks for Their Generosity

Posted by Fr. John Sullivan on 10/30/18

Recently, the parish was the recipient of the generosity of two parishioners. One happened a couple of weeks ago. I was greeting parishioners at the door of the church as I normally do. A man I didn’t recognize came up to me and said, “Father, have you ever thought ... Read More »

Youth Synod Completes Its Work

Posted by Fr. John Sullivan on 10/23/18

    Today Pope Francis will conclude the month-long Synod of Bishops on the topic of Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment. This has been Pope Francis’ third synod since he became pope. The last one was in 2015. The synod began on October 3, 2018.   Last weekend ... Read More »

Accountability, Accountability, Accountability

Posted by Fr. John Sullivan on 10/16/18

The Catholic lay organization Voice of the Faithful was founded back in 2002, at the beginning of the clergy sexual abuse scandal. Over the last few years this organization has published a rating of all the Catholic diocese of the United States according to ten different factors with regard ... Read More »

Light a Light, Be A Light

Posted by Fr. John Sullivan on 10/04/18

Lighting a votive candle for our prayer intention is a time-honored Catholic tradition. It is something many people do as a remembrance for a deceased loved one. As the candle continues to burn in church it is a sign of our prayer continuing to be offered to God even ... Read More »

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Fr. John Sullivan on 10/01/18

When a priest becomes a pastor of a parish people don’t always tell you all the traditions and activities that go on in your new setting. Somethings you just stubble upon them by yourself. That happened to me one day in the first parish I was assigned to as ... Read More »


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