Emails From Deacon Ken

Shalom, Y’All:

Welcome to Tuesday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time and the Memorial of Saint Andrew Dũng-Lạc, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs.  The readings for today can be found if you Click Here for Today's Readings

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Monday of the 34th Week, or Last Week, in Ordinary Time.  It is the Optional Memorial for St. Columban, and the readings for today can be found if you Click Here for Today's Readings.

Ok…here is some shocking news for you:  Fr. James, Deacon Tony, and I are taking the week off from producing daily Liturgy of the Word videos.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

 

Welcome to Saturday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time.  We have a reflection today…a prayer to Our Lady of Sorrows.  Included in that reflection is the Stabat Mater and that is followed by the Ave Maria.

Today we celebrate the Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and you can find the readings if you Click Here for Today's Readings

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Friday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time.  As is the case each Friday, we do not have a Liturgy of the Word Service, but we do have a special reflection.  Today’s reflection is a prayer to The Sacred Heart of Jesus.  This prayer is followed by a beautiful presentation of “Holy Is His Name” by Lauren and Dave Moore.

Shalom, Y’All:

Welcome to Thursday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time.  You can find today’s readings if you Click Here for Today's Readings .

Yours truly is the celebrant and homilist for today’s Liturgy of the Word, which is live now on our Facebook page.  The reflection at the end of the Liturgy of the Word is a prayer to our Guardian Angels.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Wednesday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time.  You can  Click Here for Today's Readings.

Today we hear St. Luke’s version of the Parable of the Talents.  We heard St. Matthew’s version of that parable on Sunday.

Shalom, Y’All:

Welcome to Tuesday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time and the Memorial of St. Elizabeth of Hungary.  You can find today’s readings if you Click Here for Today's Readings.

Yours truly is the celebrant and homilist for today’s Liturgy of the Word and the reflection that follows is a prayer to Our Lady of Sorrows, which includes the Memorare prayer.  Ave Maria is also included.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Monday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time and to the Memorial of St. Margaret of Scotland.  Today’s readings can be found if you Click Here for Today's Readings .

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Today is Saturday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time.  Our readings for today can be found if you Click Here for Today's Readings .

The reflection includes the Stabat Mater and that is followed by Ave Maria.  Both are beautiful and it will be well worth listening to them.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Friday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time and it is the Memorial of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini. The readings for today can be found if you Click Here for Today's Readings .

Here are a few details on St. Frances Xavier Cabrini:

Shalom, Y’All:

Welcome to Thursday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time.  Today is the Memorial of St. Josaphat.  The readings for today can be found if  you Click Here for Today's Readings .

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

First of all, on this Veteran’s Day, 2020, I want to say “thank you, Veterans, for serving our country and protecting our freedoms!”  We are so grateful to you for your sacrifices.  May the Lord give you a special blessing this day which is dedicated to acknowledging your service.

Shalom, Y’All:

Welcome to Tuesday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time.  Today is also the Memorial of Pope Saint Leo the Great,  Pope and Doctor of the Church.  You can find today’s readings if you Click Here for Today's Readings.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome everyone.  I hope you had a wonderful weekend this weekend.  The weather was beautiful, and I hope you got to enjoy it.  The music at our live-stream Mass was…as always…beautiful.  If you didn’t get to join us, you can still see it on our Facebook page.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Saturday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time.  You can Click Here for today’s readings.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Friday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time.  The readings today can be found if you Click Here For Today's Readings .

Shalom, Y’All:

Welcome to Thursday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time.  Today’s readings can be found if you Click Here for Today's Readings .

Yours truly is the celebrant and homilist for today’s Liturgy of the Word.  And, because I truly believe we need a bit of levity in our lives this week, we have a special guest today that I hope will bring a smile to your face.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Wednesday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time and the Memorial of St. Charles Barromeo.  Our readings for today can be found if you Click Here for Today's Readings .

Shalom, Y’All:

Welcome to Tuesday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time.  It is also the Optional Memorial of St. Martin de Porres.  The readings for today can be found if you Click Here for Today's Readings .

Yours truly is the celebrant and homilist for today.  The reflection at the end is a prayer to Our Lady of Fatima, and I have added the Ave Maria at the end as we pray extra hard on this Election Day.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Monday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time.  Today is All Souls’ Day.  You can find today’s readings if you Click Here for Today's Readings .  On All Souls’ Day, any readings taken from the Masses for the Dead may be used.  The ones in the link are the ones on the USCCB website and are the ones Deacon Tony has chosen for today.