Posted by Margo Morin on 2/06/20
As we continue to move forward in Ordinary Time, the staff has been looking at the upcoming celebrations of Lent and Easter. We are in Ordinary Time, and our ordinary work is to continue to proclaim the Kingdom and preach the Gospel.
This week, as we celebrate National Marriage ... Read More »
Posted by Margo Morin on 1/30/20
In the Gospel of Luke, there are three canticles, or song prayers, that are uttered by different people to herald great moments in the life of Jesus.
The first is the canticle of Zechariah, who sings of the role of John the Baptist. John is the last of the ... Read More »
Posted by Margo Morin on 1/23/20
The Pro-Life movement is alive and active, as we can see with the Cardinal’s letter (read in all our churches last week) and the activities and marches, both locally and in Washington. I am very pleased that there were a number of people from our parish that went down ... Read More »
Posted by Margo Morin on 1/17/20
I remember taking a law class in college. One of the topics was about who serves on a jury, and how lawyers choose jurors from the point of view of the prosecution and the defendants. Another very interesting theme was the role of witnesses — what they see and ... Read More »
Posted by Margo Morin on 1/07/20
This weekend, we conclude the Christmas season. You may have already taken down your tree and moved the couch back against the wall, but the Church wants to have all the Christmas time She can to celebrate the nativity. Throughout the season of Christmas, we celebrate the arrival of ... Read More »
Posted by Margo Morin on 12/31/19
Merry Christmastide and Happy New Year! This year begins with my second favorite celebration of the Christmas season.
The Feast of the Epiphany celebrates the news that the Messiah, a new King, is born. Little did the Magi know that this one child would change the course of history, ... Read More »
Posted by Margo Morin on 12/18/19
Merry Christmas and Feliz Navidad to one and all. This is a wonderful time of the year for us as Catholics and as a parish. Our churches are beautifully decorated and the choirs have been practicing and are ready to help us lift our hearts and minds to God ... Read More »
Posted by Margo Morin on 12/12/19
Posted by Margo Morin on 12/05/19
This weekend, we remember one of the great truths about the life of Mary, as well as the Second Sunday of Advent. The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is the teaching that tells us that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was born without original sin. I remember when I ... Read More »
Posted by Margo Morin on 12/03/19
Due to today's storm, and as the Salem schools are closed today, we will not offer Mass or open our offices. All scheduled activities are canceled for the day. Stay safe!