Browsing the March 2022 archive of Deacon Weekly Letter

Mar 27, 2022 - Mary bring Peace

Posted by David Southworth on 3/23/22

PRAYER:  I write this on Wednesday, March 23, 2022; Pope Francis is scheduled to consecrate the world, and specifically Russia and Ukraine, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Friday, March 25 at about 1:30 pm our local time.  This is to fulfill precisely the request of Our Lady ... Read More »

March 20, 2022 - God is Real

Posted by David Southworth on 3/23/22

PRAYER:  Is God real and should we pay attention to Him?..... ageless question… In our first reading this weekend we see Moses tending the flocks and surprised to see a bush on fire but not being consumed.  Moses then has an encounter with God…. God tells Moses His name ... Read More »

Mar 13, 2022 "Mere Julie"

Posted by David Southworth on 3/09/22

After we moved the tabernacle behind the altar, we decided to move the statue of Saint Julie Billiart from our vestibule to the open space.  We brought the statue of “Mere Julie” from Holy Name of Jesus Church on South St.

Who is Saint Julie Billiart? from the Sr’s website: “Sisters ... Read More »

Mar 6, 2022 - Pray, Fast, Charity

Posted by David Southworth on 3/09/22

PRAYER:  Well Lent 2022 is finally here!!.... We are called again to grow closer to our God…. Through Prayer, …. Fasting… and Almsgiving – Charity.  May you have a holy Lent this year!

And let’s keep Ukraine front and center in our prayers….. please.

PARISH MAINTENANCE: Nothing new to ... Read More »

Feb 27, 2022 Bear Fruit in Jesus

Posted by David Southworth on 3/09/22

PRAYER:  We want to do good, to bear much fruit in our lives…. Our readings this weekend include Jesus saying:  “For every tree is known by its own fruit…… A good person out of the goodness in his heart produces good….”… Sirach counsels that “The fruit of a tree ... Read More »