Browsing the February 2023 archive of Fr John's Weekly Message

First Sunday of Lent, February 26, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 2/26/23

Dear friends,

I wish to express my overwhelming sense of gratitude to all of you for the outpouring of support and generous love you offered to Fr. Brad as we bade farewell to him on Monday, February 20, 2023.  Your presence at his Funeral Mass was an evident sign ... Read More »

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, February, 19, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 2/19/23

Dear friends,

It’s good to be back. Thank you for your prayers while I was in India.  Thanks to Fr. Vincent for holding the fort in my absence.  I had to cut short my vacation just to be back in time to celebrate Our Catholic Appeal weekend.  I want ... Read More »

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 12, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 2/13/23

Hello Everyone!

This week we, as an entire diocese, begin Our Catholic Appeal. We heard at Mass an invitation from Bishop Noonan to join in the work of the ministries of the diocese. We saw small snippets of the good work within the diocese that happens through: encouraging all ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 5, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 2/05/23

Dear friends,

Last week, I wrote about preparations before the Mass. Mass is the most important event we will participate in during the week. This week I want to focus on the parts of the Mass. Yes, I know that the flow of the Mass is familiar. However, I ... Read More »