I read a story, the origin of which I do not know, that tells of a day when the Devil offered for sale all the tools of his trade. Those who came to shop, and perhaps to buy, were surprised that the highest price tag was attached to a small, wedge shaped implement. It did not look important at all, but the purchase price was more than all of the other implements combined. The Devil explained that this was his most effective tool for breaking into people’s lives. He called it discouragement. We can all understand the meaning of that […]
Watch this short video interviewing the Archdiocese of NY’s young priests about how they were called into the priesthood. Fr. Kareem is one of the interviewed priests!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmHEgRmf3No–&feature=youtu.be
Tens of thousands of Americans will Zoom on Friday, January 22, 2021 to continue their efforts to challenge our society to do much more to protect all innocent Human Life from the moment of conception t the moment the Lord calls us back home. This is an issue we American Catholics look at more closely at least once a year. We know that our modern technology has enabled us to take wonderful photos of the human person living within his or her mother’s womb. Almost every couple preparing for the birth of […]
What position should a Christian take toward the world in which he lives? Should he reject it and withdraw? Should he try to transform it into a Christian culture? Should he embrace it? This is a lasting issue for Christians because every Christian must relate his or her faith to his or her surroundings. In one way or other, this question of Christianity and the world in which we live has been tackled by Christians in every generation. Deciding how to apply the Lord’s teaching to be in the world and yet […]
Monday, January 18th, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will follow the regular weekday mass schedule that day. Masses will be at 6:45 am (S) and 9:00 am (N&S). School and the Rectory office will be closed.