Month: September 2020

September 22: Update on Father Mark’s Health

Fr. Mark is scheduled to be released from the hospital today (Tuesday). He is relieved, feeling much better, and grateful for all of the love and support he has received! He asked if we would be kind enough to join …

September 18: Update on Father Mark’s Surgery

Father Mark’s surgery was completed late Thursday night and his doctor reported that all went well. The procedure took a little longer than expected, but colon cancer surgery can be complicated. Fr. Mark’s sister will be staying/caring for him next …

September 17: Rosary for Fr. Mark

A note from Jana Ripley:

This morning’s “parking lot” rosary for Father Mark, on the day of his surgery, was so nice. It gave us a chance to pray the rosary together for his intention and the intention of his

16 de septiembre: Una nota de gratitud de parte del Párroco

Como muchos de ustedes saben, mi lucha personal contra el cáncer comenzó en enero de este año. ¿Quién hubiera pensado que este año, casi todos los días desde enero, estarían marcado por Covid-19 y todas las angustias y dificultades sociales …

September 16: A Note of Gratitude from the Pastor

As many of you know, my personal struggle with cancer started in January of this year. Who would have thought that this year, nearly every day since January, would be marked by Covid-19 and all of the societal and

Parking Lot Rosary (Thursday, September 17th)

In the 12th century, St. Bernard of Clairvaux added this brief phrase to the very traditional prayer known as the Memorare: “O Clement, O Loving, O Sweet Virgin Mary.” While remembered for many other contributions to the Church,

September 15: Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows

In the mysterious plan of God, Mary was drawn by the Lord into such an intimate relationship with her Son, Jesus, that His saving work cannot be separated from her total gift of herself, in loving obedience, to that