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Jun 30 2019
Looking for quality Catholic resources that are just right for a specific Liturgical day? Then just open the attached FORMED June 2019 Liturgical Calendar below and click on any picture or BLUE text and you will be taken immediately to the movie,…
Jun 21 2019
Dear Parishioners,    On Monday of this past week, I received word that Fr. John Mueller, who served as Pastor of Saint Mary from 1987-2002, died following an extended period in hospice care.  As of the time of this bulletin’s going to print, we…
Jun 16 2019
Dear Parishioners,    This weekend, in the context of the larger culture surrounding us, “Father’s Day” is observed.  I want to offer here, a couple of prayers for fathers. We acknowledge that familial relationships are complex and layered.  They…
Jun 9 2019
Dear Family of St. Mary,       The Holy Spirit is on the move! As we celebrate the solemnity of Pentecost this Sunday, we are mindful of the Holy Spirit’s movement in the Church and in our lives as believers. The Holy Spirit has been working…
Jun 2 2019
Dear Parishioners:       While I try to avoid novelty for novelty sake, I do believe it is important to make an effort to respond to pastoral request.  For quite some years, at least one individual from St. Mary has asked: “Could we sometime offer…
May 29 2019
Looking for quality Catholic resources that are just right for a specific Liturgical day? Then just open the attached FORMED May 2019 Liturgical Calendar below and click on any picture or BLUE text and you will be taken immediately to the movie,…
May 26 2019
Dear Parishioners:          Are you joining your own verses to the ancient hymn?        One of my favorite church hymns utilizes a tune composed by Gustav Holst (1874-1934).  The title of the hymn is O God Beyond All Praising.  It is #535 in the…
May 17 2019
Dear Parishioners:       This weekend, the Rite of Ordination of Priests takes place in Cleveland.  There are a total of nine men who will receive this sacrament.  Seven will serve in our diocese, one will serve the Archdiocese of Daegu, South Korea…
May 11 2019
Dear Parishioners:    As we observe “Mother’s Day,” in the midst of the Marian month of May, here are words from Joszef Cardinal Mindszenty (29 March 1892 – 6 May 1975 ):   The most important person on earth is a mother. She cannot claim the honor…
May 4 2019
Dear Parishioners:    Here is more testimony from Abby Johnson, former director of a Planned Parenthood clinic, now a  passionate spokesperson for Life:    I got involved in college not really knowing anything about Planned Parenthood. I grew up in…