Browsing the May 2019 archive of Fr. Chris' Article

Fr. Chris' Article - June 2, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 5/31/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On Friday we closed out the month of Mary with the celebration of the Feast of the Visitation.  This celebration has a special place in my heart because I was ordained in the Priesthood on that date, but it also is a special ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - May 26, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 5/24/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This weekend is of course a great opportunity for us to (hopefully) relax a little bit, enjoy the company of family and friends, and take a break from the rat race that we too often call life.  Of course, Memorial Day is truly ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - May 19, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 5/17/19

(The following is a letter I recently received from an out of town penitent who had been away from the Sacraments for many years. They summed up the beauty of reconciliation better than I could. It is with their permission that I share it. -F.C.) I feel compelled to ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - May 12, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 5/10/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Happy Mother’s Day to all those who have given the gift of life to us!  There are so many things to be thankful to our mothers for.  In some sense, we quite literally owe everything to them.  I thought that I would share ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - May 5, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 5/03/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On Wednesday a traveling display of relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, most popularly known as Padre Pio, came to St. Philip Parish. The relics included a cape from his religious habit, clippings of his hair, one of the fingerless gloves that he ... Read More »