From the Fr. Ron's Desk...

January 17, 2021

Of Mind and Heart

This week is a full week as we celebrate the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Monday and on Wednesday we have the inauguration of our new president, Joseph Biden and vice-president, Kamala Harris. We ask God’s blessings on them as they serve our country.

We are in Ordinary Time on the Church calendar for a few weeks before we begin the season of Lent on Wednesday, February 17th. Other Important dates this year include Easter on April 4th, Pentecost on May 23rd, Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) on June 6th, the Assumption of Mary August 15th which falls on a Sunday this year. All Saints November 1st falls on a Monday, the Feast of Christ the King is November 21st, and Advent begins November 28th.. The feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary December 8th is on a Wednesday, and Christmas December 25th falls on a Saturday this year.

Civil holidays include Mother’s Day on May 9th, Memorial Day is May 31st, Father’s Day is June 20th, the Fourth of July is on a Sunday, and Labor Day is September 6th, and Thanksgiving is November 25th. Time will fly by, may we use it well. 

Peace, Fr. Ron