Holy Spirit Facebook post 4/4/20

Dear Families, It is with great sorrow that we will not be able to celebrate Holy Week together at Holy Spirit parish. In one sense it is a reminder of our interacting with the Gospels this week…. We can relive the suffering (sheltering in place- loneliness and the corona virus itself) death (illness, death and

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Pastor’s Desk 4.5.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk Hello my People of God, Today is Palm Sunday and I am blessing palms and I will keep them here for you until you can finally receive them. Holy Week this year is going to be very different from any we have known up to now, and we will all feel

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Holy Spirit Facebook post 3/26/20

Hello everyone, I pray that your are all safe and well in this trying time. The bulletin will continue to be posted on the Holy Spirit website every week, although it will be shorter than usual because all church events and Faith Formation classes have been suspended indefinitely. Office hours have also been shortened from

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Pastor’s Desk 3.29.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk Spring Cleaning March 19th was the first day of spring, although with all the rain and cold weather, and being ‘confined to quarters’ you may not have noticed. Traditionally, spring is a time to throw open the windows and clean out all we have stored and accumulated over these many cold

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Pastor’s Desk 3.22.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk Here we are, half-way through Lent 2020. And what a Lent it has been. If you are like most of us – you’ve already struggled with your Lenten Resolutions – perhaps you‘ve even flat out failed and fallen. Do not be discouraged – Christ Himself fell 3 times on His way

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Message from Archbishop Jose H. Gomez

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19): With the worldwide outbreak of the coronavirus, we are confronted once more with the fragility of our lives, and again we are reminded of our common humanity; that the peoples of this world

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Pastoral Letter – March 18, 2020

My Dear People of God, By now you have all heard the pronouncement from our bishop; “I have determined that it is both prudent and necessary to cancel all Church related Masses and services until the threat of further infection with the Corona Virus is ended. This means that all weekend and weekday Masses are

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Pastor’s Desk 3.15.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk Taking a ‘Guilt Trip’ this Lent? Have you ever seen the T-Shirts that say “I survived Catholic Guilt’? There is some humor in that, but, in actuality – Guilt is good. Well, in proper proportion anyway. Therein lies the rub. Like so many other things that CAN be good – we

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Pastor’s Desk 3.8.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk Things to do during Lent: We are all asked to embrace the practices of Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving during Lent. Fasting: The directives for fasting were posted in the bulletin a few weeks ago and I do encourage each of you to add a “small fast‟ of something each day. It

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LENTEN RETREAT!

A Lenten Retreat with Michael John and Mary Poirier March 14-15 2020 View Details