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Jul 21, 2019

Growing up the son of Italian Immigrants I would hear “go back where you came from.” The remark is destructive and mean spirited. It’s not only disturbing to hear this sort of rhetoric in 2019, it’s sad. Have we learned anything from our past?   


Jul 18, 2019

Roman Catholic priest Father Solanus Casey (1870-1957) a member of the Capuchin order of Franciscans whom Pope Francis declared “blessed” in 2017, will be remembered by the Catholic Church on the celebration of his feast day on July 30, 2019.


Jul 14, 2019

"You voted for who?" "We can't afford that!" Why are we so angry? From climate change to road rage we seem to be running hot. Ancient Greek philosophers had arguments discussing anger. So, let's all take a deep breath and calm down. And, try praying.


Jul 11, 2019

Lee Iacocca was laid to rest today. Lee was the son of Italian immigrants. He was the president of Ford. He saved Chrysler. He created the minivan. And, the Lee Iacocca Foundation helped save the Statue of Liberty. He loved his family and his church.


Jul 7, 2019

Names have a major place in our lives. Our parents, siblings, children, friends and our Church. While some parishes are named for Christ, many parishes are named after a patron saint. We ask our patron saint to watch over our parish community.