Happy Father’s Day

God has revealed himself as a Father. From the first words of Genesis we read of God’s creating work, of which we are His created result! God is our father! Later in Genesis, Abraham is promised that he will be a father to God’s chosen people. Here we see...

Our Parish’s Feast Day

The universal Church honors our patron saints, Peter and Paul, on Saturday. Each year on June 29th the happy occasion of the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul is celebrated. As early as the fourth century a feast was celebrated in memory of Sts. Peter and Paul on the...

20 Years of Priestly Service

Last Sunday, I offered a reflection on the moment of my ordination. My purpose today is to share with you some of my pastoral history. After ordination the Church immediately entered the year of jubilee 2000. I remember the celebratory feeling during that year. I...

The Gift of Ordination

Happy anniversary to me! It is customary to have a recognition of a 25th jubilee of ordination, but irregular to have a party for a 20th anniversary of ordination. One June 5th I will have my 20th anniversary of ordination. Since I have two priest friends who are...