Reaching Out to Each Other

Reaching Out to Each Other

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This weekend we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ into heaven, and thanks be to God we are able to gather if only in a limited way. I have been very concerned that many people are finding it hard to get the information that we...
Solidarity Through Interdependence

Solidarity Through Interdependence

We hear in our first reading at Mass this weekend of what is now considered the foundation of the Order of Deacons, the choosing of the seven men to see to the equal distribution of goods for the widows in the early Jerusalem community. The Apostles lay hands on them...
Thriving in This Uncertain Time

Thriving in This Uncertain Time

We want to do all we can to thrive as a church during this time and so we continue to look for ways to pray together and reach out to each other. We want everyone to be and feel safe when they visit the church so starting on April 18 St Margaret Church will be open to...
Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!

We are in Easter time and we do indeed have much to be thankful for. Now we may not feel like that in this uncertain time. I see people questioning the impingement on our personal freedoms as Americans. Should we restart the economy or wait longer, When are our...
Rights, Responsibilities and Palms

Rights, Responsibilities and Palms

At this time we may be wondering who these people think they are. We might ask: What gives the Governor the right to tell me to stay home? or Why is the bishop cancelling everything when we live by faith unafraid of death (or at least we are supposed to be unafraid of...
God’s Forgiveness

God’s Forgiveness

In this time when many of us have a profound need to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation our bishop has suspended the celebration of the sacraments of reconciliation and anointing of the sick except in danger of death, and so the following question has come up a...