October 24th – XXX Sunday in Ordinary Time

My Dear Friends, I was overjoyed at the positive response last week to the Opening Masses for the Synod in which we will all seek to discern where the Holy Spirit is guiding the Church and to listen both to the Spirit and to each other. Our Holy Father has asked us to “listen, one …

October 17th – XXIX Sunday of Ordinary Time

The following is Archbishop Wenski’s recent column which appeared in the September issue of the Florida Catholic. In October 2023, Pope Francis will convene the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops with the theme, “For a synodal Church: communion, participation and mission.” Since the close of Vatican II, popes have convened such …

XXVIII Sunday in Ordinary Time

My Dear Parish Family: Today we gather as a parish community, to celebrate the greatness of our patroness, St. Therese of the Child Jesus of the Holy Face. She lived the gospel that we have just heard proclaim: “Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven.” We gather to …

October 3rd – Celebrating 95 Years!!

My dear parishioners, Happy 95th Anniversary! What a milestone for our beloved parish! Today we gather to celebrate our patroness, St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face: the Little Flower. We thank Archbishop Wenski for allowing us to celebrate our patronal feast on this Sunday. This 95th Anniversary celebration is important because …

September 26th – XXVI Sunday in Ordinary Time

My Dear Friends, This coming Friday, October 1, we celebrate the Feast Day of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, the Little Flower; our patronal feast! Next month we also celebrate our parish’s 95th Anniversary. Back in October 1926, Monsignor Thomas Comber took possession of Church of the Little Flower as its founding pastor. In …

September 19th – XXV Sunday in Ordinary Time

My Dear Friends, Some years ago,, I woke up on a Sunday morning to see  a message from my old spiritual director that read: “I wish you to meet Christ in your littleness in your vulnerable self.” This fits perfectly with today’s readings especially the part about being the “last of all.”  This is something that is …