Fr. Carter

Week of September 6, 2020

Dear Parishioners, It came to my attention this past week that we need some help around the church. I know that many people do not want to come out because they fear Covid and still others are not physically well enough to do so. But, if you feel of able body and have time during…

Week of August 30, 2020

For centuries Catholics have turned to the Blessed Virgin Mary, asking for her intercession in times of need by praying the Rosary. This great prayer, whose origins date before the 12th century, uses a meditative repetition of prayers that invoke the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary as she leads us to consider the mysteries…

Week of August 23, 2020

Dear Parishioners, I would like to talk to you today about the Five First Saturdays devotion in reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. As you probably already know, I’m going to start this devotion in September with a Traditional Latin Mass and then continue it for the months after through January. You are probably…

Week of August 16, 2020

Dear Parishioners, For this week’s bulletin, I just have a couple of practical and scheduling issues I would like to bring up to you all. 1. Thank you to everyone for cooperating to wear masks and to keep social distance. I have had to correct some people at some of the Masses. But, every- one…

Week of August 9, 2020

Dear Parishioners, This week, after a long delay, we are finally having our parish Confirmations. Confirmation is a great sacrament and we should be glad so many are receiving it in our parish. Confirmation is the sacrament in which baptismal grace is perfected. In baptism, we become forgiven of all sin, become temples of the…

Week of August 2, 2020

Dear Parishioners, Over the last few weeks, we have heard parables from Our Lord in the Gospels. When asked why He spoke in parables, He has a very profound response: Because knowledge of the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven has been granted to you, but to them it has not been granted. To anyone…

Week of July 26, 2020

Dear Parishioners, After a very long delay, many children are receiving their First Holy Communion this weekend. I am very happy for all of them and hope that this is the start of a life-long dedication to Christ in the Most Blessed Sacrament. The Eucharist is the greatest gift God could give us. As St….

Week of July 19, 2020

Dear Parishioners, I am so glad that people are returning to the Mass and confession. The sacraments are essential to the Christian life and people ought to participate in them in so far as they are able to safely do so. I am all for the churches being open and remaining open. I also believe…