Pastor’s Messages

Understanding the Gifts of the Sacraments

August 25, 2015 Originally posted August 25, 2013 I am regularly confronted with people who are lamenting the “decline” of the Catholic Church. These concerned individuals point to people they know who have either become lax in their faith or simply left the Catholic Church to join another Christian church. I believe a huge factor…

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Pope Inspires Hope Through His Actions

Pope Francis

August 15, 2013 Originally posted August 18, 2013 Gestures Louder Than Words Resisting the cape and fancy shoes Bowing his head to receive the people’s blessing Paying his own bill at the hotel after the Conclave Riding in the Cardinals’ van and not in a separate limo Living outside the Papal Apartments and eating in…

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