Browsing the May 2016 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

A message from our Pastor

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 5/25/16

My Dear Parish Family,

Our sharing in the Body and Blood of Christ isn't just for ourselves. St. Paul in his First Letter to the Corinthians makes it clear that 'we eat and drink ourselves into the paschal mystery'. That is, when our eating and drinking truly "proclaim the ... Read More »

A message from our Pastor

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 5/20/16

My Dear Parish Family,

The Trinity is, indeed, a lofty mystery which comes down from the “heights” when we ourselves make God’s presence known by the way we live. The triune mystery is revealed in our own loving others, in our doing good for others, in our being persons ... Read More »

A Catholic Charity "Gold Star" Parish

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 5/13/16

Catholic Charities has recently awarded our All Saints Parish a “Gold Star” for our donations to the 2016 Annual Catholic Charity Appeal. A Gold Star means that a Parish has exceeded their projected goal. We are one of only 16 parishes in the Buffalo Diocese to achieve this standard. ... Read More »

A message from our Pastor

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 5/13/16

My Dear Parish Family,

Pentecost culminates our fifty-day celebration of the Easter mystery. The first Sundays of the Easter Season focused on the risen Jesus as the embodiment of the paschal mystery. The last Sundays transfer the focus from Jesus to ourselves as his disciples. All that Jesus was ... Read More »

A message from our Pastor

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 5/06/16

My Dear Parish Family,    Tree and plant roots are invisible but so vital; they spread sometimes to unimaginable length, they nourish, they anchor, they harbor life when what is above ground is dead. Invisible roots make possible the beauty and joy of the visible leaves, fruit, or flowers.

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