Pastor’s Corner – December 3, 2017

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception: Friday, December 8 is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. It IS a Holy Day of Obligation and is the Patronal Feast Day of the United States. The Masses are: Thursday, December 7 at 3pm and Friday, December 8 at 8:30am, 11am and 7pm. On Thursday, December 7, Eucharistic Adoration will begin at the conclusion …

Pastor’s Corner, November 26, 2017

Eucharistic Adoration: Eucharistic Adoration resumes on Thursday, November 30, from 3pm-5pm. During Eucharistic Adoration, I hear confessions from about 3:15pm-3:45pm. By the way, an excellent help in your preparation for Christmas is to make a good confession and spend some time in Eucharistic Adoration. 2018 Church Calendars are in the back of church this weekend. Please, help yourself. Sister Helen …

Pastor’s Corner – November 19, 2017

A HAPPY AND BLESSED THANKSGIVING TO ALL OF YOU! Eucharistic Adoration: Eucharistic Adoration will be cancelled on Thanksgiving Day, November 23. Eucharistic Adoration will resume on the following Thursday, November 30, from 3pm-5pm. During Eucharistic Adoration, I hear confessions from about 3:15pm-3:45pm. By the way, an excellent help in your preparation for Christmas is to make a good confession and …

Pastor’s Corner, November 12, 2017

Thank You from Jerry Schaedle. Jerry wishes to thank you for your well wishes and gifts. He really appreciates hearing from you. Please, continue to keep him in your prayers. Remembering the Dead: Traditionally, November is the month in which we remember in special and practical ways the deceased members of our families, our deceased friends and all of the …

Pastor’s Corner – November 5, 2017

Remembering the Dead: Traditionally, November is the month in which we remember in special and practical ways the deceased members of our families, our deceased friends and all of the faithful departed. I want to take this opportunity to correct a popular misconception about what happens after a person dies. Too many people believe when a loved one dies the …

Pastor’s Corner-10/22/17

SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS: Wednesday, November 1 is the Solemnity of All Saints and it IS a Holyday of Obligation. Masses will be on Tuesday, October 31 at 3pm and Wednesday, November 1 at 8:30am, 11am and 7pm. ALL SOULS DAY: Thursday, November 2, is the day in which we especially remember all of the faithful departed. The 8:30am morning …

Pastor’s Corner-10-01-17

R. C. I. A.: The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (R.C.I.A.) classes meet on Sundays right after the 9:00am Mass, for one hour (9:45am to 10:45am), in the school music room (assembly room). I extend a special invitation to anyone who would like to become Catholic or wishes to learn more about the Catholic Church to attend these classes. …

Pastor’s Corner-9/20/17

Jerry Schaedle: St. Lawrence Church, for the last twenty years, has been privileged to have Jerry Schaedle here as our organist. Jerry always gave generously of his talents and his time. Faithfully, he was here to provide the music for our weekend Masses, school Masses, funerals, and other liturgical celebrations. It saddens me to inform you that for medical reasons …

Pastor’s Corner, September 17, 2017

Eucharistic Adoration is on Thursdays from 3pm – 5pm. R. C. I. A.: The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (R.C.I.A.) classes meet on Sundays right after the 9:00am Mass, for one hour (9:45am to 10:45am), in the school music room (assembly room). I extend a special invitation to anyone who would like to become Catholic or wishes to learn …

Pastor’s Corner: Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has caused much devastation to the families who have lost loved ones and to all who have lost homes and businesses. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has called for a special emergency collection to assist those affected by Hurricane Harvey. In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, this collection is being taken up at all Masses this …