From the Pastor

God Chooses the Weak…

February 1, 2023
In the second reading today, Saint Paul calls us to consider our calling, that while not many of us were wise by human standards, or powerful, or of noble birth,...
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United in Christ

January 20, 2023
  St. Paul says:  “I urge you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree in what you say, and that there...
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Here am I, Lord; I come to do your will

January 12, 2023
As we pray Psalm 40 this weekend, I think of Fr. Matthew Jordan.  If you didn’t know, as of January 15, 2023, he will be the Administrator of St. Michael...
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“Jesus, I love you”

January 5, 2023
These were the last words of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.  He was only with a nurse when he passed.  (I want to take a moment to thank all healthcare workers...
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May God Bless Us In His Mercy

December 31, 2022
Happy New Year! What a gift it is to have new beginnings in life!  Every time a new year comes by there is great hope!  Hope for what is to...
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Merry Christmas!

December 23, 2022
“Beloved: The grace of God has appeared, saving all and training us to reject godless ways and worldly desires and to live temperately, justly, and devoutly in this age, as...
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LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

December 16, 2022
My favorite Christmas movie of all time isn't very jolly, at least not at first. Jimmy Stewart, tears in his eyes, offers up a desperate prayer: “I’m not a praying...
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Come, Lord Jesus!

December 9, 2022
  How does your heart respond to these words? Come, Lord Jesus! Is there a longing in your heart for the Lord to heal and make new an area of...
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Walk with Jesus

December 1, 2022
“A voice of one crying out in the desert, prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.” When I hear the word ‘paths,’ I cannot help but think...
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The Time is Now!

November 27, 2022
“Let us then throw off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light; let us conduct ourselves properly as in the day…!” St. Paul is not messing...
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Give Time for Jesus!

November 18, 2022
Is Christ the king of your life?  Time?  Thoughts?  Actions?  Money?  Family? What rules when it comes to deciding how you are going to live your life? Your desires?  Ambitions? ...
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God Bless You and Your Goodness and Generosity

November 11, 2022
Beloved parishioners of St. Francis de Sales, Thank you and I love you. As I write this, know of my thanks and love for you. Because of you, we have...
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November Is Upon Us!

November 3, 2022
“Lord, when your glory appears, my joy will be full.” Oftentimes, when I think about all the troubles in the world, I tell the Lord: “It’s a good time to...
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Happy Priesthood Sunday!

October 26, 2022
I love being a priest!  I love being at this parish!  Thanks for your support, kindness, love and compassion!  It is great!   Thank you for the support you offer to...
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Lord Show Us How to Pray

October 21, 2022
  Every Tuesday, our parish staff meets for a staff meeting.  Sometimes I ask them to share a “God moment” or where they experienced God in the past week.  This...
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What is Exodus 90?

October 13, 2022
  Did you know that the Exodus Tailgate Tour is going to stop by St. Francis de Sales parish on Wednesday, October 26 @ 6:00pm?  This is a free event...
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