Collection of American Flags for Retirement

- June 7th, 2024

This Friday, June 14th is Flag Day. Did you know that, just as there is US Code for the proper flying of Old Glory, there is also proper etiquette for disposing of flags in a dignified manner? If you have an old, worn out, or tattered flag, don’t just throw it in the trash with …

Fr. Andrew’s Farewell Mass & Reception

- June 7th, 2024

After two years at the Church of the Little Flower as parochial vicar and four years of priestly ministry, the Holy Spirit, through Archbishop Wenski, has called me to the next step of the missionary journey. I am honored and excited that Archbishop Wenski has entrusted me to serve St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish in …

9 de Junio – X Domingo en el Tiempo Ordinario

- June 7th, 2024

Mis Queridos Amigos, La semana pasada, muchos de ustedes me preguntaron por las citas que utilicé para ilustrar el poder de la Eucaristía durante mi homilía del domingo de Corpus Christi. Las citas se enumeran a continuación. Algunos de ellos los usé en la misa de las 10:30 a.m., y los otros dirigidos a los …

June 9 – X Sunday in Ordinary Time

- June 7th, 2024

My Dear Friends, Last week, many of you asked me for the quotes I used to illustrate the power of the Eucharist during my homily on Corpus Christi Sunday. The quotes are listed below. Some of them I used at the 10:30am Mass, and the others directed at youth I used at the 5:30pm Mass. …

2024 Father’s Day Novena

- May 31st, 2024

As is our annual tradition here at COTLF, beginning on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16th and continuing for the 8 days following, we will be celebrating a special Novena of Masses in honor and remembrance of all fathers. Parishioners who receive physical envelopes should find a special Father’s Day Novena Envelope where they can add …

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2nd Collection – Church in Central & Eastern Europe

- May 31st, 2024

The USCCB established the Collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe to help restore the Church in lands that survived decades of communist rule and to build a new, more hopeful future for the people living there. Although those communist regimes no longer rule, new challenges such as the ongoing catastrophic war in …

2 de Junio – Solemnidad del Cuerpo y la Sangre de Cristo (Corpus Christi)

- May 30th, 2024

Mis Queridos Amigos, Este mes se cumplen diez años de mi primera peregrinación a Italia. Ahora bien, aunque antes había estado en Italia, particularmente en Roma, esta vez llevaba a mis padres que nunca habían estado y mostraba la grandeza de la Ciudad Eterna a mis amigos y feligreses. Ahora, cualquiera que haya estado en …

June 2nd – Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)

- May 30th, 2024

My Dear Friends, Ten years ago this month, I led my first pilgrimage to Italy. Now while I had to Italy particularly Rome before, this time I was taking my parents who had never been and showing the greatness of the Eternal City to my friends and parishioners. Now anyone who has ever been on …

COTLF Homeless Ministry Day of Service

- May 24th, 2024

Come volunteer with us on Saturday, June 1st, 2024 from 8:00am-12:00pm in commemoration of the First Saturday Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. We will come together to participate in the 8:00am daily mass at Church of the Little Flower. After the mass, we will head to the Missionaries of Charity shelter to provide a helping …