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Why should I give to the Catholic Ministries Appeal?

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 2/02/16

Dear Families,

The Gospel mandate, and an unwavering emphasis of Pope Francis, is that our love for God must be reflected in our love for one another, especially the weak and vulnerable. In response to that call, our Diocese remains fully committed to increasing our outreach to feed, clothe, ... Read More »

Tthe Voice and Face of God

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 2/02/16

Dear Family,

Jesus was coming into his home town. Let me tell you, the service that night was jammed. There wasn’t room to park all the donkeys outside. They ran out of bulletins. They put benches up in the center of the aisles. It was crowded, because the “local ... Read More »

Thank you - My Parishioners!

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 11/17/13

November 17, 2013

My Dear Family,

There is very little that will render me speechless. Well – last Sunday was one of those rare occasions.  As I walked into the church I found myself overwhelmed with humility and awe.  “I am just your servant, Lord,” I prayed.  So many ... Read More »

All Saint's Day (November 1, 2013)

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 11/17/13

All Saints Day: Who are they???


November 3, 2013


My Dear Family,


We call them cat’s eyes.  You know those luminous markings along the middle of a road that light up when your car’s headlights shine on them.  They are such a reassuring sight when you ... Read More »

All Souls Day - November 2

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 11/01/13


Though I walk in the valley of darkness, I fear no evil, for You are with me.Psalm 23

Several days ago someone asked how the Commemoration of all the faithful departed began in our Church. Was it always a part of the Church’s calendar or did ... Read More »