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From the desk of Fr. Tharp

From the desk of Fr. Tharp

November 19, 2023 - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 11/17/23

Next Sunday:  Our Lord Christ the King     Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp     

Thanksgiving

 

Thanksgiving is NOT a Holyday of Obligation under Catholic Precept Law, but it is a national holiday based on the premise that all (each in their-own unique way) should give thanks to God for all the blessings ... Read More »

November 12, 2023 - 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 11/10/23

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

Genuflecting appropriate at Sacred Heart

 

Hopefully as soon as November 17, we will move the tabernacle at Sacred Heart to the center of the sanctuary.  Thus when the tabernacle and sanctuary lamp are in the sanctuary, upon ... Read More »

November 5, 2023 - 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/31/23

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

All Souls Day, the forgotten day of Prayer

 

All hallows eve (aka Halloween) is the day before the Feast of All Saints.  A “saint” is a holy soul who is in Heaven with God forever.   Saints are ... Read More »

October 29, 2023 - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/26/23

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

No Confessions at St. Ann on Halloween

 

Because Tuesday, October 31st is the eve of All Saints Day (in other words Halloween) there will be NO CONFESSIONS at St. Ann on Halloween.

 

November 1 is a ... Read More »

October 22, 2023 - 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/19/23

Next Sunday:  Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time     Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp                      

November Ballot Issue enshrining Abortion as a Right

 

As regards the Church’s stance on Issue One, the Archbishop is not offering a “political opinion.”   He together with the other Catholic bishops of Ohio are proclaiming the “moral teaching” ... Read More »

October 15, 2023 - 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/19/23

Next Sunday:  Twenty Ninth  Sunday in Ordinary Time     Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp                      

November Ballot Issue enshrining Abortion as a Right

 

After listening to the Archbishop’s message two weeks ago, some have offered comment on what they are calling his “opinion.”   It is appropriate to note with all due respect, ... Read More »

October 8, 2023 - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/05/23

Next Sunday:  Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time     Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp        

November Ballot Issue enshrining Abortion as a Right

 

In a letter dated August 12, 2023, Archbishop Schnurr cites the following reasons this amendment to the Ohio Constitution on the November Ballot must be defeated:

  Put women ... Read More »

October 1, 2023 - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/05/23

Next Sunday:  Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time     Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp     

Blessing of Pets

 

The Blessing of Pets in honor of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi (October 4) will take place THIS Sunday (today!) afternoon (October 1) at 3:00 p.m. in the west parking lot of ... Read More »

September 24, 2023 - 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/05/23

Next Sunday:  Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time     Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp

                         Respect Life Sunday

Cooperative Mission Appeal this Weekend

 

Thanks to the Divine Word Missionaries for their presence this weekend at the precept Masses at St. Ann and Sacred Heart.  Funds collected are distributed according to Archdiocesan ... Read More »

September 17, 2023 - 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/05/23

Next Sunday:  Twenty Fifth  Sunday in Ordinary Time     Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp

                         Homilist: Divine Word Missionary

Official Family Name

 

With the completion of the run-off election of the two top names, the official name of the family is: “The Family of the Immaculate Heart of Mary at Sacred ... Read More »

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