Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2022 St. Augustine Catholic Church Behold the Virgin shall conceive and bear a Son: They shall call his name Emmanuel, meaning God is with us (Matt. 1:28-24) Dear Church Family, In history, popular men and women have their beginnings and ends recorded for posterity to read, learn, and sometime […]
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Make your hearts firm because the coming of the Lord is at hand.” Alleluia!!
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, December 11, 2022 Third Sunday of Advent Dear Church Family, You are wonderful Advent people who have a lot of hope. Here we are starting masses for the time being in our own cafeteria. Hopefully, you can adjust to this situation and find a nice comfortable chair. […]
Repent, for the Kingdom of God is at hand
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, December 4, 2022 Second Sunday of Advent Dear Church Family, Needless to say, the poetry of the Prophet Isaiah is truly striking in showing that animals and humans can get along together. Therefore, we need, here in the second Sunday of Advent, to pray all week long […]
Stay awake, be prepared, the Lord is coming
Dear Church Family, It is time to begin again. We begin with watching and waiting. We start together with the Unity Mass bringing us together so that we journey together. In Advent time, the first word for us all is “Stay awake, be prepared, the Lord is coming.” What we want to do more and […]
Prepare you the way of the Lord, make straight His paths.
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, December 19, 2021 Fourth Sunday of Advent Who am I that the Mother of my Lord should come to me? The Fourth Sunday of Advent brings the Advent Season to an end. The fourth candle of the Advent wreath will be lit and at the end of Mass, […]
Gaudete in Domino semper: iterum dico, gaudete.
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, December 12, 2021 Third Sunday of Advent Dear Church Family, As we were celebrating the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick last Sunday, all week long I have been praying for everyone to be healed of any and all physical, mental, emotional, or relationship problems […]
A voice of one crying out in the desert`
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, December 5, 2021 Second Sunday of Advent Dear Church Family, By the time that you read this message from your pastor, we will probably already have had our Anointing of the Sick service and given all those present that sacred sacrament with the oil on their foreheads, so […]
I Rejoice in the Lord and my God is the joy of my soul
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, December 20, 2020 Fourth Sunday of Advent Dear Church Family A joyous Christmas season to all of you. I feel really good and at peace because it seems that all our gifting, under the dramatic and drastic measures of Covid-19, especially our own St. Vincent De Paul, Wellston […]
I will rejoice hardily in the Lord
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, December 13, 2020 Third Sunday of Advent Dear Church Family, With Isaiah I proclaim, “I will rejoice hardily in the Lord. In my God is the joy of my soul, Alleluia! He has robed me with salvation and wrapped me in a mantle of justice.” Then there is […]
We are all the work of your hands
Pastor’s Pen Sunday, November 29, 2020 Dear Church Family, Today is the beginning of our new church year where we are called to a closer walk with the Lord and we heard the prophet Isaiah say these words, “Oh, Lord, you are our Father. We are the clay and you are the potter. We are […]