June 4th – Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

My Dear Friends, Here is a wonderful catechesis on the Holy Trinity from Pope Benedict XVI: Today we contemplate the Most Holy Trinity as Jesus introduced us to it. He revealed to us that God is love “not in the oneness of a single Person, but in the Trinity of one substance” (Preface). He is …

May 28th – Solemnity of Pentecost

My Dear Friends, On this Pentecost Sunday, I want to write to you about something that is vital to our celebration of the Mass: singing! You may be asking yourself why I am writing about this particular topic on Pentecost when I could have written a catechesis on the Holy Spirit, the birth of the …

May 21st – Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

From the Desk of Fr. Andrew May is an incredibly busy time in our parish and in our school. It seems like we are cramming two months’ worth of events into one as we make the mad dash toward June and the summer break. We have celebrated six First Communions and a Confirmation. We are …

May 14th – VI Sunday of Easter / Mother’s Day

My Dear Friends, “The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother.” –St. Thérèse of Lisieux  The quote above attributed to our patroness is so fitting when I think about the gift of our mothers. St. Thérèse lost her mother when she was only 4 years old, yet found spiritual …

May 7th – V Sunday of Easter

My dear friends, As summer quickly approaches, there are many projects that the parish is about to undertake that I wanted to update all of you on in today’s bulletin. The biggest of these projects has to do with the dome of our church. Two years ago this month, we had a pretty significant leak …

April 30th – V Sunday of Easter / Good Shepherd Sunday

My Dear Friends, “…the sheep hear his voice, as the shepherd calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.” (John 10:3)  When I was a kid, every day after school we would play football in the street in front of my house not too far from our church. Imagine that! We would actually …

April 23rd – III Sunday of Easter

The following is Pope Francis’ Regina Caeli address from April 26, 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good Morning! Today’s Gospel, which takes place on the day of the Passover, describes the episode of the two disciples of Emmaus (Lk 24:13-35). It is a story that begins and ends on the move. There is in fact, the …

April 16th – II Sunday of Easter / Divine Mercy Sunday

Happy Easter! I write this bulletin column this week as Fr. Manny enjoys some much deserved rest and relaxation after presiding over the fullness of Holy Week. As we priests say, “Once Jesus comes out of the tomb, Father goes in the tomb.” I will have my opportunity this upcoming week. While we priests may …

April 9th – Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

My Dear Friends, Happy Easter! We welcome everyone to the Church of the Little Flower for our celebration of theResurrection of our Lord, and we give a special welcome to all our brothers and sisters who are visiting us from out of town and have come to worship with our faith community.  The joy of …