Father Lawrence Jurcak shares what it means to live a fully Catholic life in Parish Life: Holiness and Witness. Fr. Jurcak is pastor of St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Parma Heights, Ohio.

Celebrating Two Solemnities This Week

This week's Solemnities of Saint Joseph and the Annunciation of the Lord, serve as the foundation for Father Jurcak's invitation to pattern our lives on the "yes" of Joseph and Mary in creating a "home" for Jesus.

Getting Ready For An Evening of Confession

In today's blog, Father Jurcak reminds us that we can experience the forgiveness and mercy of God today's "Evening of Confession" in every parish of our diocese from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

Lent – A Season to Pause

In this week's blog, Father Jurcak suggests that we "pause" throughout the day in order to hear the "song" of God's presence in during our Lenten journey.

Today Is Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday. In this week's blog Father Jurcak explains how the early Christians marked this day, and encourages you to take time today to celebrate Mass and receive ashes as a sign of this season of repentance that we begin on this day.

It’s Time to Get Ready For Lent 2017

In this week's blog, Father Jurcak offers some suggestions in preparation for Ash Wednesday - which is just a week away.