Distribution of palms will take place outside of both churches on Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020. Here are the details: St. Augustine Church 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Enter the parking lot and stay to the right. Drive along the entire perimeter and approach the tent in a single line. Please DO NOT leave your car - simply roll down your window and you will be handed a palm. Please keep traffic moving. St. Paul Church 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Please enter the circle in front of the church using the rectory side entrance. Please keep cars in a [...]
Each of us is adjusting to a "new normal." Father Mark - your virtual pastor - understands!
Pray and rest before the beautiful sight of St .Paul Church, part of the SS. Isidore and Maria Parish in Glastonbury. "Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus." (St. Paul to the Philippians, Verse 4, Chapters 6 & 7)
By Kerry Weber, Executive Editor, America Magazine Jesus Christ, you traveled through towns and villages “curing every disease and illness.” At your command, the sick were made well. Come to our aid now, in the midst of the global spread of the coronavirus, that we may experience your healing love. Heal those who are sick with the virus. May they regain their strength and health through quality medical care. Heal us from our fear, which prevents nations from working together and neighbors from helping one another. Heal us from our pride, which can make us claim invulnerability to a [...]
What Do You Mean I Can't See? 2020 Connect! Sunday Reflection As we look around, within and out at the world, what do we see? If we walk in the light of Christ, then we have the ability to assess the world and all of reality from God’s perspective, not just a material and functional one. Holding the flashlight of truth, we are able to see beyond mere appearance and look into the heart of things. This past Ash Wednesday Pope Francis said that “All around us, we see the dust of death. Lives reduced to ashes. Rubble, destruction, [...]