Pastor's Desk

Jul 30

To Our Parish Community

January 8, 2021 My Dear Fellow Parishioners, This is my first message “From the Pastor’s Desk” of the New Year. While I imagine your Christmas celebrations were a bit different this year, I hope they were all good in their own way. It was tough knowing that some people were unable to see family and …

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May 16

From Your Pastor ~ May 15, 2020

Dear Fellow Parishioners, Exciting news here in the Rectory. Msgr. Dan Whelton will be joining the St. Vincent’s family and making our parish his new home. We are abuzz in the rectory making preparations. We expect him here by the end of May. In a world that has been turned upside down, having Msgr. Dan …

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May 08

From Your Associate Pastor ~ May 8, 2020

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and we celebrate our mothers – living and deceased; as well as the women who have nurtured us in various ways during our lives – aunts and grandmothers, teachers and neighbors, mentors, counselors, and coaches. But even more so, during the month of May, as Catholics we turn to Our …

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Apr 23

From Your Pastor ~ April 22, 2020

Dear Fellow Parishioners, Your active response and very positive feedback regarding our Holy Week and Easter celebrations have been very gratifying. In addition to Easter gifts to the parish, many of you included a note thanking our parish staff for all their hard work in making our church and rectory– and especially the altar– both …

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Apr 15

From Your Pastor ~ April 15, 2020

Dear Fellow Parishioners, This Easter has been unlike any other. Fr. David and I have made every effort to make Masses available to you, in English and Spanish. However, I know it is not the same as being physically present and, most importantly, receiving Holy Communion. The other side of the coin is that, for …

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Apr 08

The First Easter

Experiencing The First Easter Today The very first Easter was not in a crowded worship space with singing and praising. On the very first Easter the disciples were locked in their house. It was dangerous for them to come out. They were afraid. They wanted to believe the good news they heard from the women, …

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Apr 08

From your Pastor – Easter 2020

Dear Fellow Parishioners, During this time of “shelter in place,” many of us face serious challenges related to our health, our jobs, and the care of loved ones. We have also had time to think about the most important things in life: our faith, family and friends. There is no better time to reflect prayerfully …

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Mar 26

From Your Pastor – March 26, 2020

Dear Fellow Parishioners, We are now approaching our second weekend without public Sunday Masses in our Church. I cannot think of another such time in the history of our parish. Fr. David has been posting daily Mass from our own beautiful church, so that you can continue to worship in a familiar place. I have …

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Mar 19

From your Pastor – March 16, 2020

Dear Fellow Parishioners, It was wonderful to see so many of you this past weekend at Mass. After several weeks of gradually stricter measures against the coronavirus outbreak, I was already praying privately that we would not need to suspend public celebration of the sacraments. On Tuesday, March 17, the clergy of the Diocese of …

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Feb 14

Lenten Regulations

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