Please join us for a Mass for the 5th Sunday of Lent, recorded at St. John the Evangelist Church and concelebrated by Fr. Jim and Fr. Robert. The Mass will be available on our website beginning at 4:00pm today, Saturday, March 28, and will continue to be available all weekend.
Cardinal Seán Dispensing Friday Obligation of Abstaining
March 26, 2020 My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Our plans for Lent this year have been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis. In support of the efforts to limit further transmission of the virus we have all been asked to give up many of the everyday activities
March 25: An Important Message from Fr. Jim
My dear friends in Christ, Martha and Mary were overcome with grief at the death of their brother Lazarus. Compounding their sorrow was Jesus’ absence at the time they needed him the most. They were not only disciples but also Jesus’ personal friends. He came often to their home in
Supporting Your Parish
We understand that there are very challenging days ahead for many people. We ask that you please continue to support your parish, if at all possible, during these troubling times, as we rely on our weekly Offertory Collections and monthly Special Collections to cover operating expenses (heating and maintaining our buildings,
The Divine Mercy Chaplet
The Vatican has recently announced a Plenary Indulgence for the Divine Mercy Chaplet. If this is a devotion that is close to your heart, or one about which you are a complete neophyte – please consider incorporating this into your prayer-life. Click the links for more information, and visit our blog to learn
Fr. John Connelly’s Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Lent
In the video below, Fr. John Connelly shares his homily on the Gospel for the 4th Sunday of Lent, on the man born blind (John 9: 1-41). Visit our new pastoral blog, Peace in Uncertainty, for other familiar faces sharing the Liturgy of the Word.
A Virtual Retreat with Cardinal Seán
We will remember this Lent as one “in quarantine.” Social distancing the new norm as daily social interactions are suddenly unavailable to us. Schools are closed. We can’t go out to restaurants. Even public Mass has been suspended to curtail any further spread of this coronavirus. Many people feel alone.
Mass for the 4th Sunday of Lent
Please join us for our first virtual Mass! This Mass for the 4th Sunday of Lent was recorded at St. Paul Church and concelebrated by Fr. Jim and Fr. Robert. The Mass will be available on our website beginning at 4:00pm today, Saturday, March 21, and will continue to be
Important Message from Cardinal Seán to All Parishioners
My Dear Friends in Christ, As we all experience the unprecedented circumstances of the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health crisis please know of my prayers for you and your loved ones. While striving each day to proceed as safely as possible we remember that our faith means we are never alone,
Pope Francis: Please Pray the Rosary Today at 4:00pm
The Holy Father has invited the world community to join him by being united spiritually in the recitation of the Rosary today at 4:00pm EST. You are invited to (virtually) join with Kelly Meraw, Director of Collaborative Pastoral Care, as she leads a recitation of the Rosary recorded earlier today: