September 12, 2021
Dear People of St. Patrick Parish,
It is so nice and rewarding to see so many of you coming to Mass and Holy Communion.
There are some new faces and I hope you feel welcomed at St. Patrick’s Church and will continue to join us each week. We are blessed also to see families and children coming to Mass. We pray that our weekend Masses will be blessed with even more people coming and encounter their God at Mass.
As Catholic people following Jesus Christ, we need God’s help as we struggle with so many issues in our lives. We need to be reassured that our loving God is indeed with us on this journey.
Let us take courage and draw strength from Isaiah, “The Lord God is my help, therefore I am not disgraced.” “See, the Lord God is my help; who will prove me wrong?”
We are challenged in the letter of St. James, “What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone says he has faith but does not have works?” What are these works? To clothe and feed the poor, help anyone in need, not be judgmental and condemning. We cannot say I will pray for you, but will not clothe or feed your or help you in anyway.
Are your children, grandchildren, godchildren, enrolled in either Catholic Elementary School or in St. Patrick Parish Faith Formation classes?
The Sacrament of Confirmation is a two year program and high school students need to
We are excited to start our Faith Formation Program for 2021-2022, here at the Parish. Please pray for all the staff and team members.
Fr. Larry Young
Pastor of St. Patrick Church