Homilies and Letters

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) INTRO: I have three sisters The youngest: creative cooking Enthusiastic Color on the plate Herbs Innovative!!!!! The middle sister: also a wonderful cook and hostess! Now there is The oldest SISTER: NO ONE wants to go over to her house!!!!!!!… For dinner!!!! We do go over, but the SILENT […]

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Dear Parishioners, This will be the week that IHM school parents, who currently have their children enrolled in the IHM elementary school, will register for the 2020-2021 school year and reapply to the FACTS TUITION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.  Yes it is that time of the year to do so, which at first may sound EARLY, but […]

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Dear Parishioners, Being away in Cancun, Mexico always has its advantages, but, coming home for next weekend has even more blessings because the church will celebrate having a mission to educate children in our catholic elementary school and its Pre-K program! Join me for a CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK MASS on Sunday at 10:00am which will […]

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Second Sunday Ordinary Time (A) INTRO: Tell story of the Rabbi and the Guard Once there was a rabbi, A very poor Rabbi, Who lived in Krakow, Poland…..he, his wife, and his 4 children, They lived in a tiny hovel on a street called: LOST ANGEL. One night the poor Rabbi dreamed of great riches. […]

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Dear Parishioners, After much thought, conversation, and advice I have decided that IHM Parish and School ought to take a step back this year and NOT HAVE a FALL FESTIVAL, 2020. Although there were many positives about this fundraising effort, there also were some drawbacks that cause me to pause on doing this Fall Festival […]

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Baptism of the Lord 2020 INTRO: I read a story about a husband and wife. Theirs was a longstanding and happy marriage. After Dad died, his daughters and wife had the difficult task of going through his things. Together they gathered up his clothes and belongings, distributing everything to other family members, close friends, and […]

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Dear Parishioners, ALL PURPOSE ROOM / IHM SCHOOL CAFETERIA A SUMMER PROJECT 2020 IHM School and Parish have been blessed in the past number of years to being rewarded with ROOTED IN FAITH grant monies. In particular the EDUCATION GRANT has helped equip our day school with technology and most recently has helped us upgrade […]

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Epiphany – January 5, 2020

Epiphany 2020 INTRO: I remember my DAD always harping on LIGHTS!! ……………. TURN OFF THE LIGHTS! I guess my father wasn’t a good CHRISTIAN, because CHRISTIAN’S aren’t supposed to turn off our lights…. Meaning the LIGHT OF CHRIST!!!!! They are to be kept burning brightly, always ON!!!!! So, just what is this LIGHT OF CHRIST […]

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Dear Parishioners, WHEN DO WE SIT???? A HUMBLE REMINDER…… Most recently and after a lot of visitation to parishes, our Bishop Perez, mandated a new posture for our diocese that IHM has adopted. It is the STANDING POSTURE (if you are able) while all are receiving Holy Communion. STANDING From the earliest days of the […]

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