April, 2014

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As of this writing, March 21st, we are in our 15th day of Lent. You don’t need to be a math major to wonder how, if Ash Wednesday was the 5th of March, we are only 15 days into our Lenten observance and preparation for Easter. The reason for the seemingly inaccurate count is that Sundays during Lent don’t count. Sunday, the Lord’s day which also commemorates His Resurrection, is like a ‘time-out’ from the austerity and somberness of ...
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Pastor’s Message, March, 2014

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When I arrived at St. Mary in July of 1999, someone gifted me with a postcard-size photo of the interior of St. Mary Church taken by Fr. Elmendorf in 1935. We have used this valuable photo as the resource for all the restoration undertaken during these fifteen years. There was just one final touch that eluded me for all these years: The Stations of the Cross.

In the 1935 photograph, one can see a silhouette of the Stations hanging ...

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