Browsing the December 2017 archive of Fr. Chris' Article

Fr. Chris' Article - December 31, 2017

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 12/22/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, “Is the Pope really going to change the words of the Our Father?” someone asked me the other day.  The short answer?  No. Many people have been confused by some comments Pope Francis recently made concerning the translation of the Our Father in ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - December 24, 2017

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 12/22/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Christ is born to us in Bethlehem of Judea!  Let us rejoice with the angels! There are many things that Christmas brings to mind for many of us.  The opportunity to get together with friends and family.  The time we can set aside ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - December 17, 2017

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 12/14/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

“Father, why are you wearing pink again?!?” If I had a dollar for every time I heard that, I’d be a millionaire.  Okay, well it may be more true to say that I could get a pretty decent dinner out, but I’ve heard ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - December 10, 2017

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 12/08/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This Wednesday, December 6th was the feast day of the great St. Nicholas, sometimes known as St. Nicholas of Myra or less frequently as St. Nicholas of Bari. He is of course the basis for our modern day fictional legend of Santa Claus ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - December 3, 2017

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 12/01/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Since this weekend we will have offered the Anointing of the Sick after Masses to those in need of it, I wanted to unpack a little bit of the theology of that sacrament. It did occur to me that I’m precisely a week ... Read More »