Letter to St. Barbara Parish Community

September 15, 2017 Dear Friends, To introduce myself as your new pastor, I thought I’d write to you heart to heart before meeting each of you in person, which I look forward to doing over the next many months. At various times of change in my life, I’ve recalled some

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Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary

August 15 The Story of the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary On November 1, 1950, Pope Pius XII defined the Assumption of Mary to be a dogma of faith: “We pronounce, declare and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma that the immaculate Mother of God, the ever

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