Pastor Notes

March 2019

Mar 29

March 31, 2019

Friends, On the weekend of March 16/17, I preached about the obsession that many Catholics have with making promises to God and how unhealthy that can be for our spiritual lives. I mentioned that our relationship with God is not built on the promises we make to God but on a covenant (life long commitment) God makes with us. My understanding of...
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Mar 22

March 24, 2019

Friends, We had a recent “incident” at Most Precious Blood and Saint Anne Church. I hesitate to bring it to yout attention because the story can get blown out of proportion and become the subject of rumors that can lead to distortion and fear. At the same time we do pride ourselves on transparency and sharing what takes place within...
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Mar 15

March 17, 2019

Friends, We began Lent 2019 on a high note on Ash Wednesday and we hope those who were able to begin the Lenten Journey with us had a positive experience at our 3 Churches. Many of our parishioners probably had the opportunity at other parishes depending on their schedules. We have welcomed new faces to our morning Masses since Lent began and...
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Mar 8

March 10, 2019

Friends, There is a controversy raging around the existence of a cross that has stood in the Washington suburb of Bladensburg Md.  For nearly 100 years. The cross is part of a monument in memory of those who lost their lives in WW II. It is Peace Cross located on public land in a highway median. The Supreme Court of the United States is...
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Mar 2

March 3, 2019

Friends, I know Spring doesn’t officially begin until March 22 but this year we’ve experienced signs of spring all winter with the minimal amount of snowfall and periodic 50 degree days. I look forward to the arrival of the warmer weather, the sound of the birds and the colorful flowers making their appearance (not to mention the...
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