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Apr 20 2019
Dear Parishioners:   The following is excerpted the 2009 Easter homily from of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI:        From the depths of my heart, I wish all of you a blessed Easter. …one of the questions that most preoccupies men and women is this:…
Apr 12 2019
Dear Parishioners: “Why would I want send my children to Saint Mary School? We’re not even Catholic!”       I imagine that there are a lot of people within the wider Wooster/Wayne County community who have had that thought, whether they have…
Apr 6 2019
Dear Parishioners: What are all these cars doing in the school parking lot?  So was my question to myself, this past Monday afternoon at about 4:30.  You see, St. Mary School dismisses by 3:30, and while the afternoon latchkey program has been in…
Apr 1 2019
Looking for quality Catholic resources that are just right for a specific Liturgical day? Then just open the attached FORMED April 2019 Liturgical Calendar below and click on any picture or BLUE text and you will be taken immediately to the movie,…
Mar 31 2019
Dear Parishioners: The Father’s Mercy begins long before the return of the prodigal!       By now, virtually all of us have heard a generous portion of homilies and other reflections on the Prodigal Son parable of Luke’s gospel that is proclaimed…
Mar 24 2019
Dear Parishioners, Following our tremendous Lenten mission— led by Dr. John Wood, there is great momentum to continue the movement beyond the moment!  This weekend, we will be introduced, as a parish, to an amazing resource that is available to…
Mar 15 2019
Dear Parishioners:    On this Second Sunday of Lent, we hear of the event in the life of Christ and his disciples known as “The Transfiguration.” I was reminded through a reflection by Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio, PH.D. that one of the biblical titles…
Mar 7 2019
Dear Parishioners:       As I have been reflecting on the gospel for this First Sunday of Lent—this year, from the Gospel according to Saint Luke—a sequence of questions came to mind. Was the devil “waiting for Jesus” upon Jesus’ arriving in the…
Mar 1 2019
Dear Parishioners:        Related to this weekend’s gospel, several commentaries point out that the word “hypocrite” (used 17 times in the gospels) is from the Greek referencing an actor presenting himself to another by playing a role.  One of those…
Feb 23 2019
Dear Parishioners: This past week, I had the opportunity to spend time amidst the beauty of the gulf coast. As I walked along the beach in the mornings, I could not help but reflect on the changing tides and the changing landscape. In one weeks time…