I believe I
have failed to thank everyone who were so generous to the priests of the parish
during the Christmas Season. Thank you
for your many prayers, cards and gifts it is much appreciated.
This time of
year reminds me of an event in 1975 i ...
Perhaps there are some in our parish who remember President
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s words to the nation on December 8, 1941. Following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 in which roughly 2,400 Americans died,
FDR stated it ...
The Feast of the Holy Family is always celebrated on the
Sunday between Christmas and Epiphany.
It is an opportunity to ponder Jesus, Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem, then in Nazareth. Pope Paul VI referred to the holy house of Nazareth as the ...
angel said to them, ‘Be not afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great
joy which will come to all the people; for to you is born this day in the city
of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
And this will be a sign for you: ...
considering the holiness and virtue of Blessed Mother and St. Joseph in
preparation for the Birth of Jesus, the following quotes are helpful for us to
Never be in a hurry; do
everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose you ...
celebrate two feasts of Our Lady this week – December 9th, the
Immaculate Conception (normally December 8th, but Sunday of Advent
takes precedence) and December 12th, Our Lady of Guadalupe – it
would be good for us to consider the words Our La ...
Incarnation of the Son of God as man in the womb of Mary AND His Birth is the
central point of history – A.D.: Anno Domini, or ‘Year of the Lord’ – we begin
a new Church year every Advent – culminating in Christmas. In the midst o ...
Parish was established by Bishop Loverde in the summer of 2001. Fr. Fran Peffley was the founding pastor with
a few hundred families. The staff of
Holy Trinity was quite small at that time.
One person on the staff was our ...
Thank you to everyone who participated in our ‘Trunk or Treat’ as well as our ‘Voices from the Grave’ to usher in All Saints’ Day and the month of the souls in Purgatory.
The month of November is dedicated to the ‘Poor Souls’. Som ...
‘O God, be merciful to me a sinner.’ (A prayer everyone can
Such are the words of the sinful tax collector in Our Lord’s
parable from last week’s Gospel. He is
shown mercy by God because he recognizes his sinfulness; his need for ...