News

Aug 19 2018
Dear Parishioners:       Each year the Diocese of Cleveland Propagation of the Faith Office asks us to open our doors and our hearts to a representative of mission work taking place somewhere in the world.  It is called the “Summer Mission…
Aug 16 2018
PSR Registration forms are ready!!  You may pick them up in the Parish Hall on the corner display cabinet.  Preschoolers/Pre-K who will be 4 years old by June 30th through 6th grade, Pre-Confirmation (7th grade) and Confirmation (8th grade) need to…
Aug 12 2018
Dear Parishioners:       We have all likely heard the expression: “She runs circles around me!”  One definition of this idiom is: to greatly outclass or outperform someone in some activity.      This photograph, taken during my recent time-away…
Aug 5 2018
Dear Parishioners:       Last week, I alluded  that I would be writing this week’s column on ways that we as a parish can encourage vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Here are some things that I’ve seen work in various parishes that we…
Jul 29 2018
Dear Parishioners:       In Fr. Steve’s absence, I am very happy to be able to write this week’s bulletin letter! Now that I’ve been here for a little over a month, I feel that I’m getting acclimated to Wooster. Before I got to this parish, but…
Jul 22 2018
Dear Parishioners:       “Give graciously to all the living, and withhold not kindness from the dead” (Sir 7:33).  While the other six corporal works of mercy are identified in the famous parable of the Last Judgment (Mt 25:21-46), this work is…
Jul 15 2018
Dear Parishioners:                                  “Visit the Sick”    The parable of the Good Samaritan is so powerful that the very term has passed into our language.  Jesus tells us that when the Samaritan found the man who had been assaulted,…
Jul 8 2018
Dear Parishioners:                                                                “Visit the Imprisoned”          “Remember those who are in prison, as if in prison with them” (Heb 13:3).  When Jesus began his public ministry in his home town of…
Jul 1 2018
Dear Parishioners:                            “Shelter the homeless”       “The Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head” (Mt 8:20).  Jesus Christ, the incarnate Son of God, was born in a borrowed manger, had no fixed address once he began his public…
Jun 24 2018
Dear Parishioners:                            “Clothe the naked”    We probably do not see people very often who are literally shivering in the cold, but many poor and homeless people rely on charitable organizations for their clothing.  One very…