2021 archive of From the desk of Fr. Tharp

2021 archive of From the desk of Fr. Tharp

December 26, 2021 - The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 12/27/21

Next Sunday:  Epiphany of the Lord        Celebrant :  Fr. Williams

DO NOT FALL FOR SCAMS!!!!

 

I am told that unsuspecting parishioners have received texts, emails, and telephone solicitations (some mimicking my voice) asking for a “favor.”  Be assured, it is NOT ME!  All such messages are a SCAM.  ... Read More »

December 19, 2021 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 12/21/21

Next Sunday:  Feast of the Holy Family        Celebrant :  Fr. Tharp

DO NOT FALL FOR SCAMS!!!!

 

I am told that unsuspecting parishioners have received texts, emails, and telephone solicitations (some mimicking my voice) asking for a “favor.”  Be assured, it is NOT ME!  All such messages are a ... Read More »

December 12, 2021 - Third Sunday of Advent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 12/21/21

Next Sunday:  Fourth Sunday of Advent        Celebrant :  Fr. Williams

Season of Advent

 

Today is the Third Sunday of Advent.  The first half of the season (until December 17) focuses our attention on the Second Coming of Christ.   From the 17th (this coming Friday) to the 24th we ... Read More »

December 5, 2021 - Second Sunday of Advent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 12/03/21

Next Sunday:  Third Sunday of Advent        Celebrant :  Fr. Tharp

 

Please!!!

 

Please take a copy of the two sided letter from Archbishop Schnurr available at the doors, as you leave church today.   The other side of the letter directs you to the website that gives all the ... Read More »

November 28, 2021 - First Sunday of Advent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 11/30/21

Next Sunday:  Second Sunday of Advent        Celebrant :  Fr. Williams

Season of Advent

 

Today is the First Sunday of Advent.  It is for the Catholic Church “liturgical” New Year’s Day.  The vestments worn by the priest will be purple or violet.  There are three cycles of readings for ... Read More »

November 21, 2021 - Feast of Christ the King

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 11/23/21

Next Sunday:  First Sunday of Advent        Celebrant :  Fr. Tharp

Thanksgiving

 

Thanksgiving is NOT a Holyday of Obligation.  As Catholics, we are not required to attend Mass on Thanksgiving.  Nevertheless, it is completely appropriate for us as followers of Jesus Christ living in America to attend Mass and/or ... Read More »

November 14, 2021 - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 11/23/21

Next Sunday: Feast of Christ the King Celebrant : Fr. Williams

Stewardship Sunday

Today November 14 is “Stewardship Sunday.” The financial reports for Sacred Heartwill be available this weekend. The reports for St. Ann will be available next weekend.My thanks to the donors in both parishes for your stewardship ... Read More »

November 7, 2021 - 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 11/05/21

Next Sunday:  Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time   Celebrant :  Fr. Tharp

Don’t Forget

 

Daylight Savings Time (aka: fast time) ends at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, November 7, 2021.  Remember to set your clocks back (“fall back”) one hour before you go to bed Saturday night. 

 

Stewardship Sunday

 

November 14 is “Stewardship Sunday.”   The financial reports for Sacred Heart will be available this weekend.  The reports for St. Ann will be available next weekend.  My thanks to the donors in both parishes for your ... Read More »

October 31, 2021 - 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 11/05/21

Next Sunday:  Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time   Celebrant :  Guest Priest

Feast of All Saints NOT a Holy Day of Obligation this year

 

Because the Feast of All Saints (November 1) falls on a Monday this year, it is NOT a day when Catholics are obligated to ... Read More »

October 24, 2021 - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 11/05/21

Next Sunday:  Thirty First Sunday in Ordinary Time   Celebrant :  Fr. Tharp

World Mission Sunday

 

Today we celebrate World Mission Sunday.  The word “mission” comes from a Latin word meaning “sent out.”  By the reception of the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist) we are all called ... Read More »

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