Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, May 21, 2023 The Ascension of the Lord As the Apostles were looking on, Jesus was taken up (Acts 1:1-11) Brothers and Sisters, We are today happily celebrating the […]
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Live to love and you’ll love to live.
Pastor’s Pen Sunday, May 14, 2023 Sixth Sunday of Easter St. Augustine Catholic Church Dear Loving Church Family, This is the day that the Lord has made – Let us rejoice and be glad in it! Alleluia! A joyous Mother’s Day to all who do mothering and nurturing. This certainly includes all of us […]
You have faith in God; have faith also in Me…
Pastor’s Pen Sunday, May 7, 2023 Fifth Sunday of Easter St. Augustine Catholic Church Dear Church Family, We come together today to celebrate our vocations whether they are to the single life, married life, religious life, or like me, the ordained life. We celebrate our vocation of growing deeper in love with the Lord and […]
JESUS THE SHEPHERD!
Pastor’s Pen April 30, 2023 Fourth Sunday of Easter St. Augustine’s Catholic Church JESUS THE SHEPHERD! I believe the message in our gospel today is that there will always be others trying to lead us. We know Jesus is The Way, The Truth, and The Life. But, as we have all heard within our lives, […]
His mercy endures forever
Pastor’s Pen – Sunday Sunday of Divine Mercy, April 23, 2023 St. Augustine Catholic Church Dear Church Family, Mercy, Mercy, Mercy, all is mercy today, Church, as we say, Lord have mercy; Lord, have mercy; Lord, have mercy on me and all of your children. Jesus comes with a message in the three scripture […]
That wonderful gift that the Lord gives us of Himself
Pastor’s Pen Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023 St. Augustine Catholic Church Dear Risen, Spirited family of God, The Lord has Risen and we have the victory of victories! Alleluia!! We have the victory of Jesus dying and rising from the dead for us so that when we die, we will rise eternally, forever to […]
God is Good all the time and all the time God is Good!
Pastor’s Pen Palm Sunday, April 2, 2023 St. Augustine Catholic Church Dear Church Family, As I sit in my favorite prayer chair on this Wednesday morning with the sun shining in on me, I take time to reflect once again on this sacred journey that I have been privileged to take with your each […]
Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and life…”
Pastor’s Pen Sunday, March 26, 2023 Fifth Sunday of Lent St. Augustine Catholic Church Dear Church Family, On Ash Wednesday, during the giving of ashes, one of the prayers the minister prays as he gives each person the ashes is, “Repent and believe the gospel”. We can see that belief is necessary for salvation […]
rock, water, well and eternal life
Pastor’s Pen Third Sunday of Lent March 12, 2023 St. Augustine Catholic Church Church Family In this week’s readings, there are interesting words that produce a theme for our reflections all week. Water is essential to all living creatures and these words in the readings especially standout: rock, water, well and eternal life. Therefore, […]
we are to give away to others this wonderful gift of love that we have received
Pastor’s Pen Second Sunday of Lent March 5, 2023 St. Augustine Catholic Church Today’s readings are about Faith and Sacrifice. Without true Faith and following with the strength of belief, we are left to wallow in the aversions and diversions of this world. Yet, let us look at Abraham whom God has instructed to […]