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Fr. Chris' Article - March 24, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 3/21/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

I’ve had many requests to teach or explain the meaning of the Latin responses and prayers at the Mass, especially during these last Advent and Lenten seasons.  To that end, I thought I would simply give a brief translation for each of the ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - March 17, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 3/15/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Just this past week some friends of mine welcomed their sixth child into the world.  They frequent the Extraordinary Form of the Mass at St. Mary’s church downtown.  One of the ancient customs of the Church involves the so-called “churching” of women. This ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - March 10, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 3/08/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Once again, we find ourselves in the great season of Lent. Once more, we are asked to dive into the depths and ask the Lord to free us from slavery to sin and death. I find it an irony and also rather amusing ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - March 3, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 3/01/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, By the time you read this article, the word might have gotten around to you about the death of Fr. Gordon Mann. He passed away early Thursday morning due to complications to Leukemia. Fr. Gordon was most recently assigned as the Parochial Vicar ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - February 24, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 2/22/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Recently I have (understandably) been receiving a few inquiries about why the Precious Blood is not currently being distributed at Sunday Mass.  I have been meaning to explain this for some time so that people aren’t unduly confused, but of course things get ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - February 17, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 2/18/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, A little over a week ago I was able to stop by for a portion of the parish mission that Sts. Mary and John Parish put on.  It was generally about the Kingship of Christ in the world and the heart of the ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - February 10, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 2/07/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As we all know, Valentine’s Day is coming up, and incidentally this 2nd Sunday here in the United States is officially World Marriage Day.  This was started in the 1980s by Worldwide Marriage Encounter, an organization begun in Spain, to proclaim the value ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - February 3, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 2/01/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This week on Monday, the Church celebrated the feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas, priest and Doctor of the Church.  As we did not have a scheduled public Mass to commemorate his feast day, I thought I would talk a little about this ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - January 27, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 1/25/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, What does it mean to be a man?  This question has been on my mind for quite a long time.  I’ve been reminded of that question in light of the upcoming Owensboro Catholic Men’s Conference next weekend, as well as my beginning the ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - January 20, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 1/18/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As of the writing (and reading) of this article, hundreds of thousands of folks from all states and walks of life will have been involved in the March for Life.  Hundreds of people from the tri-state will have participated as well.  Both the ... Read More »