Pastor’s Desk 5.9.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk As I sit down to write this, looking out my office window, I see the trellis covered with roses. Dozens and dozens. Also, beautiful Wisteria, one of my personal favorites. It’s May! May has been a favorite time of year for many Catholics. The month of May, which started last Saturday,

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5th Sunday of Easter Outdoor Mass 2021

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 5/1/2021: Here is the video of today’s outdoor Mass for the Fifth Sunday in Easter: https://youtu.be/qrLVwHRkAaQ You may also view the Mass video here:

5th Sunday of Easter Mass 2021

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 5/1/2021: Here is a link to our Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Easter: https://youtu.be/wiSmK2-oUEM You may also view the Mass video here:

Pastor’s Desk 5.2.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk In last Sunday’s gospel reading Jesus was the good shepherd and we the sheep. Today’s image expresses an even closer relationship: a vine and its branches. This is so close a relationship that you could say it is beyond relationship; it expresses identification. “I am the vine…you the branches.” But, as

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4th Sunday of Easter Outdoor Mass 2021

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 4/25/2021: Here is a link to the outdoor Mass video for the 4th Sunday of Easter: https://youtu.be/TJteMzUoHmg You may also view the Mass video here:

4th Sunday of Easter Mass 2021

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 4/24/2021: Here is a link to our Mass for the Fourth Sunday of Easter: https://youtu.be/zkxnmFjUd08 You may also view the Mass video here:

Pastor’s Desk 4.25.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk The stone rejected by the builders,becomes the cornerstone. Cornerstones are crucial to the integrity of the building. It is laid first to make sure of the building’s stability and is the rock upon which the weight of the whole stands strong. This one stone is crucial to the whole. Jesus the

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3rd Sunday of Easter Outdoor Mass 2021

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 4/17/2021: Here is a link to our outdoor Mass this afternoon: https://youtu.be/Lt-afVxdVCI You may also view the Mass video here:

3rd Sunday of Easter Mass 2021

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 4/17/2021: Here is a link to our Mass for the 3rd Sunday of Easter: https://youtu.be/1m6mN8z-ycI You may also view the Mass video here:

Pastor’s Desk 4.18.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk The Rest of the Story We have all heard the story before. Two disciples walked to a small town, about seven miles from Jerusalem, Emmaus. They were sorrowful—I suppose in the same way all people tend to be when a relative has died. The disciples’ hero was dead, the man they

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