Deacon Tom’s Blog

November 8, 2021 As long as earth lasts… Sunday was a beautiful autumn day.  As it started to pass into night, the sun was setting. And in another part of the sky, the moon was rising.  I think Mercury was visible too. My friend set up the table outside.  My brother prepared the food.  I … [Read more…]

Deacon Tom’s Blog

Blog for November 3, 2021 May the peace of Christ reign in your hearts… The words of scripture above and at the end of the blog come from Colossians in today’s Breviary.  Something to think about as we’ve just celebrated the Feast of All Saints on Monday and the Feast of All Souls on Tuesday. … [Read more…]

Deacon Tom’s Blog

November 1, 2021  All Saint’s Day You cannot be half a saint; you must be a whole saint or no saint at all.”-St. Therese of Lisieux   On this All Saints Day, perhaps we can reflect on the definition of a saint.  My pastor when I was growing up told this story.  A young girl was asked by a … [Read more…]

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October 20, 2021 You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come. The Gospel reading for today comes from Luke. It’s a reminder to be prepared. While we look forward to the Jesus coming again someday, we never think how it will impact us. In … [Read more…]

June 8, 2021

+ Used religious items needed: Church of the Holy Family in Endwell will be sponsoring a Rescue & Recycle collection of used religious items. Items include: crucifixes, statues, rosaries (damaged are OK), candlesticks, relics, missals, holy medals, holy cards, prayer books, framed pictures, and bibles. These items are to be donated to St. Mary Recycle … [Read more…]