Emails From Deacon Ken

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Thursday of the 17th Week in Ordinary Time.  It is also the Optional Memorial of St. Peter Chrysologus.  Our Liturgy of the Word video is up and running now, and the reflection at the end is a prayer of protection to our Guardian Angels.  One of the Angel stain glass windows from inside STA is pictured in this post.

The readings for today are inserted below.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Wednesday of the 17th Week of Ordinary Time.  Today we celebrate the Memorial of St. Martha, and our Liturgy of the Word video is now live on our Facebook page.

Fr. James Dorman is our celebrant and homilist today, and we do indeed hope you are blessed by his message today’s on today’s Gospel.

Our reflection following the Liturgy of the Word is a prayer to St. Joseph…pictured above in our Church.

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Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Tuesday of the 17th Week in Ordinary Time.

Our Liturgy of the Word video for today, with yours truly as the celebrant and homilist, is up and running now on our Facebook page and I would invite you to check it out.  The readings for today are inserted below for your convenience.

The reflection at the end of the Liturgy of the Word is a prayer of intercession for protection to Our Lady of Fatima…pictured here in our Church…and it includes the Memorare.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Monday of the 17th Week in Ordinary Time.  Our Liturgy of the Word video for today is up and running now on our Facebook page, which is available by going to our STA Website…then clicking on the St. Thomas Aquinas Facebook link at the top of our home page.

Deacon Tony Campise is presiding and preaching today, and we hope you are blessed by his message.

The readings for today are inserted below in case you want to follow along or read them again later.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Today is Saturday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time and the Feast of St. James, the Apostle.  Our video reflection---a prayer to Our Lady of Sorrows for her intercession followed by two beautiful songs---is up and running on our Facebook page now.  The two songs following the prayer are “Stabat Mater” and “Holy is His Name”.  Both beautiful and powerful songs.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Wednesday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time.

Our video reflection on the Sacred Heart of Jesus is up and running now on our Facebook page.  At the end of the reflection is the beautiful rendition of “Holy is His Name.”  We hope you are blessed by this video today and will share it with family and friends.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Thursday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time.  Our Liturgy of the Word video for today is up and running.  (For you early birds who couldn’t find it this morning…it didn’t post correctly so I had to delete it and upload it again…should be ok now.)

You can go to our homepage and then click on the Facebook link.  The video posted there.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome today to The Feast of St. Mary Magdalene…pictured below in our Church at the feet of Jesus on the Cross.  Mary Magdalene, by the way, is my favorite saint.

Our Liturgy of the Word video is up and running now and ready for you to view.  It is on our Facebook page, available through the homepage of our website. Today’s readings are inserted below.

Fr. James Dorman is the presider and homilist today and our reflection at the end is a prayer of intercession to St. Joseph.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Tuesday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time.  It is also the Memorial of St. Lawrence of Brindisi.  Here is the link for today’s readings:  Readings for Tuesday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time

Our Liturgy of the Word and the prayer to Our Lady of Fatima is up and running for you to watch, and yours truly is the celebrant and homilist for today.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Monday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time.  Our Liturgy of the Word video, along with a prayer to The Infant Jesus of Prague, is up and running now on our Facebook page. (The picture is from the statue of The Infant Jesus of Prague in our Church.)

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Saturday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time.  It is also the Memorial of St. Camillus de Lellis.

Our video reflection is up and running now and ready for your prayerful viewing.  You can find it on our Facebook page, which is accessible by clicking on the link to our Facebook page, which is at the top of our home page.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Glad you have joined us today for Friday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time.

We have a reflection today that is our usual Friday reflection: a prayer to Our Lady of Sorrows.  It is available by clicking on the link to our Facebook page which is at the top of our home page.

That prayer is followed by the beautiful rendition of “Holy is His Name”…written by John Michael Talbot and sung for us by Lauren and Dave Moore.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Thursday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time.  It is also the Memorial of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.  Our video for today is up and running on our Facebook page…accessible through our homepage.

Today’s readings are inserted below.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Wednesday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time.  Our video for today is up and running on our Facebook page, which is accessible by clicking on the Facebook link at the top of the home page.

Today’s readings are inserted below.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Tuesday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time.  It is also the Memorial of St. Kateri Tekakwitha.

Our Liturgy of the Word video for today is up and running, and Fr. John---our pastor---is the celebrant and the homilist for today.  We hope you are blessed by his words.  The reflection at the end is a prayer to Our Lady of Fatima for her intercession.  Please share this with your family and friends.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Monday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time.  Our Liturgy of the Word video is up and running.  It is available by clicking on the Facebook link at the top of the website home page.

Today’s readings are inserted below.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Today is Saturday of the 14th Week in Ordinary Time and the Memorial of St. Benedict.  Here is a link to today’s readings, as we don’t have a Liturgy of the Word on Saturdays.  Click Here for Today's Readings

Our video reflection is up and running now on our Facebook page.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Friday of the 14th Week in Ordinary Time.  Our reflection for today is live on our Facebook page.

The readings for today are inserted below.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Thursday of the 14th Week in Ordinary Time.

Joe Olickan, the seminarian who is assigned to our parish for the summer, leads our Liturgy of the Word today.  The video for today is available at the STA Facebook page.

Greetings Dear STA Parishioners and Special Friends:

Welcome to Wednesday of the 14th Week in Ordinary Time.  The readings for today are inserted below, and our Liturgy of the Word video is up and running on our Facebook page.

Fr. James Dorman is our celebrant and our homilist today, and we hope you are blessed by his message on the readings for today.  The reflection at the end is a prayer to St. Joseph.