Fr. Carter

Week of January 10, 2021

Dear Parishioners, A lot of work went into preparing the church for Christmas. We had a lot of volunteers this year. So, I would like to take a moment in this bulletin letter to thank all of those who were involved. This includes: Christina Schuetz (who tirelessly coordinated everything) Bela, Tony & Maryanne Fiuza Mary…

Week of January 3, 2021

Dear Parishioners, Happy Epiphany! Today is the day we celebrate the Wisemen visiting the child Jesus and giving Him the gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh. They follow the star that predicts the Lord’s coming and are able to find Him in the manger. This long journey is predicted in the Old Testament and is…

Week of December 20, 2020

Dear Parishioners, Pope Francis has just declared this year to be the Year of St. Joseph. In order to help us reflect on the great role St. Joseph has as the foster father of Jesus, Pope Francis has written an Apostolic Letter on this subject. It is worth reading and I would like to share…

Week of December 13, 2020

Dear Parishioners, As Catholics, we ought to be concerned about how treatments for Covid-19 are developed because of our strong moral stance against the use of embryonic stem cells in research. Because these cells are harvested by killing living human beings, we would be benefiting from the use of elected abortion which is an intrinsic…

Week of December 6, 2020

Dear Parishioners, I have made the Christmas schedule. It is pretty much the same as last year with the addition of a 2pm Vigil and that you need to register for some of the masses beforehand. The mass times are as follows: Christmas Eve 2 pm (Need to register online) 4 pm (Need to register…

Week of November 29, 2020

Dear Parishioners, Today is the first day of Advent. It is a time where we remember what it is like to long for Christ and His presence. When Adam and Eve sinned, all of humanity waited for their Savior to come. They waited for thousands of years and even after God made covenants with human…

Week of November 22, 2020

Dear Parishioners As the number of Covid-19 cases spike, I remind you that we all have an obligation to make sure we are not needlessly exposing people to this disease. The Bishop has given us permission to miss Mass, and we should take advantage of that if we think we may have any illness since…

Week of November 15, 2020

Dear Parishioners, I have some great news for you all this week. The Zoning Board of Neptune Township has passed and memorialized a resolution saying that we are finally allowed to rent our school. It has taken almost 18 months to receive approval. The charter school is an excellent use of the building and an…

Week of November 8, 2020

Dear Parishioners, As we come closer and closer to the end of the liturgical year, the liturgy becomes more focused on the last things in life: death, heaven and purgatory. Anyone who thinks about these things realizes that the things of this world do not last forever. Yet, the Church calls our mind to this…

Week of November 1, 2020

Dear Parishioners, I just have a couple of topics I want to bring up to you today: I have a new set up for live streaming Mass for people who cannot come to church. I can now transmit the audio directly into the device that I am filming with. So, if you see a strange…