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February 21, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 2/24/21

FROM THE DEACON’S HEART

Hello to Holy Name of Jesus Parish!

PARISH PRAYER:  What does it mean for us at Holy Name of Jesus that…. As Jesus says:   “This is the time of fulfillment……. Repent and believe in the gospel.”??????  What does it mean for ME?

PARISH MAINTENANCE:  We ... Read More »

February 14, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 2/10/21

FROM THE DEACON’S HEART- Feb 14, 2021

Hello to Holy Name of Jesus Parish!

PARISH PRAYER:  “Brothers and sisters, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God…. Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.” (1 Corinthians 10:31 – 2nd reading)

PARISH MAINTENANCE:  We need to maintain our parish:  thanks to the men who moved the scaffolding to repair 2 of the 3 front outside hanging lamps:  Mike Benoit, Chip Connolly, Anton and Ben Zamachaj, Bill ... Read More »

February 7, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 2/03/21

FROM THE DEACON’S HEART

Hello to Holy Name of Jesus Parish!

What about watching a mass on TV or online, versus going in person?  Is it the same?... Well I think we all know it’s not the same, but it is good if we are not able to physically ... Read More »

January 31, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 1/30/21

FROM THE DEACON’S HEART

Hello to Holy Name of Jesus Parish!

“In this basic core (of revealed truths derived from the same divine source)…what shines forth is the beauty of the saving love of God made manifest in Jesus Christ who died and rose from the dead....”  Pope Francis ... Read More »

January 24, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 1/30/21

FROM THE DEACON’S HEART

Hello to Holy Name of Jesus Parish!

“When we adopt a pastoral goal and a missionary style which would actually reach everyone without exception or exclusion, the message has to concentrate on the essentials, on what is most beautiful, most grand, most appealing…. The message ... Read More »

January 17, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 1/30/21

FROM THE DEACON’S HEART

Hello to Holy Name of Jesus Parish!

“Pastoral ministry in a missionary key seeks to abandon the complacent attitude that says:  “We have always done it this way”.  I invite everyone to be bold and creative in this task of rethinking the goals, structures, style ... Read More »

January 10, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 1/30/21

For Holy Name Bulletin January 10, 2021

FROM THE DEACON’S HEART

Hello to Holy Name of Jesus Parish!

“In (the bishop’s) mission of fostering a dynamic, open and missionary communion, he will have to encourage and develop the means of participation proposed in Canon Law, and other forms of  ... Read More »

January 3, 2021

Posted by David Southworth on 1/30/21

For Holy Name Bulletin January 3, 2021

FROM THE DEACON’S HEART

Hello to Holy Name of Jesus Parish!

We made it through our Christmas masses fine.  Attendance was: 4:00 pm – 82, 10:00 pm – 36, 10:30 am – 48.  Milana Gurt’s flute was a great addition at the ... Read More »