Browsing Fr. Daniel's Pastor Notes

Trinity Sunday ~ June 7, 2020

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 6/05/20

Dear Parishioners,

As the Church begins the Season of Ordinary Time of the liturgical year, today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity; God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. The three persons in One God.

The Solemnity of the Holy Trinity is ... Read More »

Sixth Sunday of Easter 2020

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 5/15/20

The readings prepare us for the celebration of the Ascension this week Thursday and Pentecost, respectively. That is, the imminent departure of Jesus and his promise of the Holy Spirit. The first reading from the Acts of the Apostles begins with the persecution of the early Church in Jerusalem and ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Easter 2020

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 5/07/20

Today, the fifth Sunday of Easter, we celebrate Mother’s Day. First of all, I would like to say a happy Mother’s Day to all Mothers, those soon to be Mothers, and to all those with the responsibility of a Mother in their family and at home. As we know, ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Easter 2020

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 5/01/20

Today, the fourth Sunday of Easter has also been designated as “World Day of Prayer for Vocations” The Good Shepherd Sunday. The day we pray for vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life. The message of the Gospel reading is clear, the Good Shepherd, Jesus himself. He always leads ... Read More »

March 22, 2020 Fourth Sunday of Lent

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 3/21/20

Today’s gospel presents the healing of the man who was born blind. He said; “One thing I do know is; I was blind but now I see.”

This man was blind from birth, he couldn’t see, he was lost, he was in darkness right from birth but the good ... Read More »

March 1, 2020: First Sunday of Lent

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 2/27/20

My Dear Parish Family,

Today, being the First Sunday of Lent, we begin our Lenten pilgrimage as we dedicate ourselves to the renewed practice of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. We enter this season with full expectations to receive the grace and mercy of God. It is the journey of ... Read More »

February 23, 2020: Fr. Daniel Returns to Lockport

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 2/20/20

Dear Parishioners,

With gratitude to God for journey mercies granted me for safe travels. I thank you for your prayers and care while I was away for my canonical vacation. I thank Fr. Jerry, our guest priests, our Seminarian, John Callahan, staff and indeed, everyone who helped us in ... Read More »

December 22, 2019: From the Pastor's Desk

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 12/18/19

Dear parishioners, I am filled with joy in my heart to be here and to say thank you for your hospitality and your openness with which you received me as your new pastor of All Saints Parish in Lockport. Special thanks to Fr. Walter, Fr. Jerry, our lovely Sisters, ... Read More »

December 15, 2019: A Biography

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 12/18/19

Fr Daniel Ogbeifun: a Biography Rev. Fr. Daniel Ehijiator Ogbeifun was born March 19th, 1975 in Enugu State, Nigeria. He is the second son and the second child of seven children, four boys and three girls. Fr. Daniel was raised in a strong Catholic faith by his parents. His ... Read More »