Parish Life: Holiness and Witness Blog

Centennial of the Apparitions of Fatima

This week Father Jurcak reflects on the Centennial of the apparitions of Fatima, in anticipate of Pope Francis' canonization of Francisco and Jacinta Marto, two of the children to whom the Blessed Mother appeared to at Fatima.

Mary, Mother and Sister

Her statues have always radiated sweetness. She is always young and pink-cheeked and slender, with beautiful locks casting down to her waist.

But the Mary presented to us in the Gospels is neither a fairy-tale princess nor the romanticized “lovely lady dressed in blue teaching us how to pray.” The flesh and blood Mary, whom […]

The Light of Christ

In this week's blog, Father Jurcak highlights the significance of the Paschal Candle that burns in our church throughout the Easter Season.

Sunday of Divine Mercy

As we anticipate the Second Sunday of Easter, which is also the Sunday of Divine Mercy, Father Jurcak invites us to reflect on God's mercy, and to remember that we are called to be bearers of mercy.

The Final Days of the Journey

In this week's blog, Father Jurcak invites us to embrace the cross of Christ as we celebrate each day of the Sacred Paschal Triduum.