Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Instead of the Pastor’s Column, this week we have the Parochial Vicar’s Column.  Our Pastor, Fr. DeCelles, is out of town on a little vacation so he asked me to fill in for him.  So I write a few words to you.   Last week we celebrated the Feast day for St. Benedict, the Father of Western Monasticism. I thought it would be good to write a little bit about the great additions to the Church that he and the monastic life has had on our Church and our world, too.   (A good History lesson as we try to grow … Continue reading