From the Pastor 4/17/16

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in From the Pastor Columns

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, In my homily last Sunday at the 9:30am Mass, I spoke of how so many of us allow our fears to keep us chained, imprisoned if you will, and that fear often keeps us from trusting God. Many have told me that they could resonate with what I had said and that they took courage from a prayer I had used in my homily. More than a few of you asked for a copy! With that, I share that prayer with you now in hope that it inspires you...

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From the Pastor 4/10/16

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in From the Pastor Columns

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, Christ is Risen! As we continue in the Easter Season (50 days of rejoicing!), we continue to seek the life-giving graces that our Risen Lord offers. We take hope that through his Resurrection new life abounds all around us. Back in the Fall I shared with you that our beloved Senior Priest, Father Jerry McAndrews, experienced a serious fall in our rectory. Since that time, he has undergone some surgical procedures and has...

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From the Pastor 4-2-2016

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in From the Pastor Columns

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, Happy Easter Season! I write this week on behalf of all in our parish and the many visitors who celebrated these past few weeks with us at OSJ. Firstly I extend a word of thanks to all who helped to make our Patronal Feast of Saint Joseph such a success. It was a great celebration of our holy patron!  I offer special thanks to Joe Casey and his fine crew of parish volunteers who decorated, set-up and cleaned-up Barbelin...

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