From the Pastor's Pen - Welcome Fr. Nickolai
Welcome FR. JOHN NICKOLAI !! I’m looking forward to the time with him here, and to you meeting him. We lunched together when he was at St. Ferdinand’s, and dined together recently. We have a long connection: his grandfather taught me in the seminary college. Dr. Paul Beutenmiller was a very creative, insightful professor of philosophy, and introduced me to thinkers I still read today, especially Fr. Teilhard de Chardin. We’ll all get to know Fr. Nickolai more in the days ahe
From the Pastor's Pen - Thank You Fr. Steve!
Thank You Thank You Thank You to Fr. Steve for 3 years of service to our parish. He has reached out to many, and guided us in new connections. We all wish him well in his new parish, and look forward to seeing him back here in times to come. This week we’ll see Fr. Nickolai at weekday Masses, and welcome him into our Sunday Masses next week. Sunday’s beautiful Gospel about the growth of the seed while the farmer sleeps, reminds me of a comment by a fellow priest about “who do
From the Pastor's Pen
Last Sunday was the great feast of Corpus Christi, or The Body of Christ in English— now accurately listed as the Feast of the Body And Blood of Christ. It ends the Sunday feasts that follow the Easter Season (which ended with Pentecost). It was the occasion again for the Corpus Christi Procession by our North County Deanery parishes, at which Deacon Bill read the gospel to begin at Sacred Heart Church. It triggered me this year to look at the effect that receiving the Euchar