Browsing the 2014 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

January 4, 2015

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 12/29/14

My Dear Parish Family,

 

                        As we begin this new year, I would like to thank you for all you have done for me, and for All Saints Parish.  We have accomplished much.  The new hall and chapel continue to get fantastic reviews.

 

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December 28, 2014

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 12/23/14

My Dear Parish Family,

 

                        As we celebrate the birth of Christ I would like to wish all of you a Blessed Christmas, and a Holy New Year.  I would especially like to thank all those who made our liturgical celebrations so beautiful.  To those ... Read More »

December 21, 2014

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 12/18/14

My Dear Parish Family,

 

                        I’m really looking forward to celebrating Mass with you this Christmas.  It is a special time with a feeling you should have all the time, but manifests itself in a special way on this day.  I hope all of you ... Read More »

November 30, 2014

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 11/25/14

My Dear Parish Family,

 

               This Sunday we begin the holy season of Advent.  I know that all will be extra busy preparing for the Christmas holiday.  But, can’t we all take a little part of each day preparing ourselves spiritually.  Five minutes of scripture reading, a ... Read More »

November 23, 2014

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 11/20/14

My Dear Parish Family,

 

            I am going to have a training session for all those who have told me that they would like to help families planning a funeral Liturgy.  I would like to meet with you on Saturday, December 13th at 1:00 p.m. at All ... Read More »

November 16, 2014

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 11/14/14

My Dear Parish Family,

 

            I am going to have a training session for all those who have told me that they would like to help families planning a funeral Liturgy.  I would like to meet with you on Saturday, December 13th at 1:00 p.m. at All ... Read More »

November 9, 2014

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 11/06/14

My Dear Parish Family,

 

            All of us probably know of someone who has stopped coming to church and no longer practices their faith.  It could be for many different reasons.  Wouldn’t it be wonderful to see them return...maybe this Christmas?  During the next few months you ... Read More »

November 2, 2014

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 11/03/14

My Dear Parish Family,

 

            All of us probably know of someone who has stopped coming to church and no longer practices their faith.  It could be for many different reasons.  Wouldn’t it be wonderful to see them return...maybe this Christmas?  During the next few months you ... Read More »

October 26, 2014

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 10/24/14

My Dear Parish Family,

 

             This past Tuesday I along with a group of priests attended a driving course which we have to take every three years.  We do this in order to get a discount for our car insurance.  The course is very informative and each ... Read More »

October 19, 2014

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 10/16/14

My Dear Parish Family,

 

             At our most recent Liturgy meeting we discussed the possibility of having Altar Servers to assist the priest at funerals.  The other ministry would be having people who would like to assist families in the preparation of a Funeral Mass.  I would ... Read More »