From the Pastor, September 25, 2016

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Uncategorized

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, Thank you to all who continue to ask about the status of our newly arrived senior priest, Father Mike Siconofli, SJ.  As some may know, Father arrived here following intensive surgery and was hoping to slow down at OSJ after having served for almost eight years as the Catholic chaplain at Quantico. He enjoyed a thriving ministry to our Marines there and was anxious to begin serving the liturgical and sacramental needs of...

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From the Pastor September 18, 2016

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in From the Pastor Columns

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, Can you believe that it is already mid- September?  Where has the time gone?   Summer is now a distant memory, the shore and other vacation spots have quieted down, life in the city has perked up, and school is in full swing for all of our students who have made their way back to the classroom.  With that, we wish all of our students a year filled with great learning and great experiences! We also pray that God bless our...

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From the Pastor September 11, 2016

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in From the Pastor Columns

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, In this jubilee year of MERCY, we are called by Pope Francis to reflect on the corporal works of Mercy—those acts of love and mercy that tend to those most in need: For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,  I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me. ...

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From the Pastor September 4, 2016

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in From the Pastor Columns

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, Where has the summer gone? It feels like just yesterday that we were welcoming the spring flowers and the longer days of summer. As those sunny days have been getting noticeably shorter, and as our hemisphere moves toward the autumn equinox this month (Sept. 22—the time when the sun crosses the celestial equator going southward), we will be blessed with the bright colors and crisp days of fall for which our part of the...

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