St. Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine’s Day

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Thank you to all of our couples who came out for Renewal of Marriage Vows Mass on St. Valentine’s Day!  It was a terrific turnout.  Holy Trinity is blessed with so many families.  At the Mass our couples ranged from less than two years married to fi ...

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1st Sunday of Lent

1st Sunday of Lent

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Before I speak of Lent, it would be well to thank all those who helped with our Parish Anniversary celebration on February 2nd.  It would also be well to thank those who helped with our Renewal of Marriage Vows Mass on February 14th. Lest we overlook ...

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Obama on the Crusades & Inquisition

Obama on the Crusades & Inquisition

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
It is good to know there are honest historians and schools out there that will teach the truth about problematic topics such as the Crusades and the Inquisition.  Unfortunately, our president does not seem to have had the opportunity to read such histor ...

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March for Life 2015

March for Life 2015

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
There were three very interesting groups represented at the March for Life this year – there are many pro-life groups, but just highlighting a few: Silent No More which consists of men and women who speak out publicly of their regret and experience of ...

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Pro-Life Sunday

Pro-Life Sunday

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Thank you to all who were involved in one way or another in the March for Life last Wednesday. We had three buses go – and our Kentucky visitors took an additional two buses! Thank you to everyone who braved the elements to stand up for the little ones ...

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This is My Beloved Son

This is My Beloved Son

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
“This is My Beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” These are the words of God the Father at the Baptism of Jesus. They can and should be applied to each of us. It is a tremendous daily meditation. “This is My Beloved son/daughter, in whom I ...

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
We hope everyone’s New Year has begun well! Often times at the beginning of year people make New Year’s resolutions.  It is a helpful process to make resolutions.  Successful people normally make resolutions and set goals.  They may not reach t ...

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Epiphany of Our Lord

Epiphany of Our Lord

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Thank you to everyone who helped make Christmas beautiful and joyful at the parish!  From those involved in the music, especially Mrs. Kathy Cumber and the various choirs, to those who decorated the church, to those who served at Masses in various roles ...

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The Holy Family

The Holy Family

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
The happiest home was a single room house of a family of three who lived in modest poverty.  They were the happiest family because their focus was on Jesus Christ.  THE Happy Family is The Holy Family of Nazareth – Jesus, Mary and Joseph.  They give ...

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Christmas and the Christ Child

Christmas and the Christ Child

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Please take note of our many opportunities for the sacrament of Penance/Confession this week, especially this evening at our parish penance service – 12 priests and counting! The following excerpt is from Pope Emeritus Benedict’s Christmas address ...

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