Pastor Notes and Homilies

Pastor Notes and Homilies

From the Pastor’s Desk: 14 July 2024

By Father Michael Penn | July 11, 2024

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time    As Christians, each of us are called from being a follower to a leader.  By our Baptism, we have been anointed as “…priests, prophets…

From the Pastor’s Desk: 7 July 2024

By Father Michael Penn | July 4, 2024

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time    Often, Jesus was met with rejection, not only from the people of the towns and villages, but from His own family.  We, too, will…

From the Pastor’s Desk: 30 June 2024

By Father Michael Penn | June 27, 2024

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time    God created us to be free.  He did not create us for death or suffering.  It was because of falling into sin and temptation…

From the Pastor’s Desk: 23 June 2024

By Father Michael Penn | June 21, 2024

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time    First and foremost, I am most grateful for your loving prayers and support during these past days.  Indeed the Lord introduced me to a…

From the Pastor’s Desk: 2 June 2014

By Father Michael Penn | June 1, 2024

   The Most Holy Eucharist is the Source and Summit of who we are as Church.  On the night before He died for us, Jesus gifted us with the Gift…

From the Pastor’s Desk: 19 May 2024

By Father Michael Penn | May 17, 2024

Solemnity of Pentecost On this Day—Pentecost—we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the infant Church as She prepares to accept the mandate of the Risen and Ascended Lord…

From the Pastor’s Desk: 5 May 2024

By Father Michael Penn | May 2, 2024

Sixth Sunday of Easter    May we be pleasing to God in all we do.  In all our actions, let us fear the Lord and act uprightly (cf. Acts of…

From the Pastor’s Desk: 28 April 2024

By Father Michael Penn | April 25, 2024

Fifth Sunday of Easter    Jesus is the Vine and we are the branches.  If we produce fruit for the Kingdom, we are faithful disciples of the Lord.  If we…

From the Pastor’s Desk: 21 April 2024

By Father Michael Penn | April 18, 2024

Fourth Sunday of Easter    Today the Church observes the World Day of Prayer for Vocations: This day opens National Vocation Awareness Week to place before us the opportunity to…

From the Pastor’s Desk: 14 April 2024

By Father Michael Penn | April 12, 2024

Third Sunday of Easter    “Peace be with you.” Jesus says to His startled disciples (cf. Luke 24:36).  The disciples were scared, startled, and terrified as the Risen One appears…