By Fr. Kevin Magner We have just entered into Holy Week, the final week of Lent leading up to Easter. I have been encouraging people in confessions this past week to do their best to walk with Jesus on the way to Calvary. That can be difficult to do with the daily distractions of modern […]Read More
Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
By Fr. Paul Shovelain “Behold I am the servant of the Lord.” These words from our blessed Mother give us reason to celebrate on this great solemnity! Mary said yes to Gabriel’s invitation to be the Mother of God. Her “yes” brought about the salvation of the world. Mary, a human being, played a HUGE […]Read More
St. Nicholas Owen, pray for us!
By Fr. Kevin Magner When I was in the seminary in Rome I had a good friend who was a seminarian at the Venerable English College. One evening I joined him and the rest of the English seminarians for vespers at their seminary chapel, which was where I learned about the English Martyrs. Painted on […]Read More
St. Joseph, Pray for Us.
By Fr. Paul Shovelain It was a year ago today, that we celebrated our last public Mass for 10 weeks due to the government shut down in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are grateful to be able to celebrate Mass publicly. Thank you for your continued patience and flexibility as we serve you here. […]Read More
Two Great Saints – St. Patrick and St. Joseph
By Fr. Kevin Magner During this fourth week of Lent we celebrate the feast days of two great saints—St. Patrick (March 17) and St. Joseph (March 19). St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, or as my Irish friend calls it, “the Holy Land”. Because Patrick is so closely associated with all things Irish, […]Read More