2021 archive of Messages From Father Steve
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/31/21
Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God & The Epiphany of the Lord Combined Edition: January 1 & 2, 2022 Today we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord Jesus! As many know, some cultures celebrate the arrival of the Magi, on Little Christmas, (which we call the Feast of ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/22/21
The People who walked in darkness have seen a great light! (Isaiah 9:1) In the beginning was the Word of God and the Word was made Flesh! (John 1:1). That Light and that Word are essential for our world, especially today.
Those two quotes from scripture (adapted here) are ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/17/21
Can you believe it is already the Fourth Sunday of Advent?! Times flies as the saying goes but thank God we still have a little time room to prepare! Prepare for our celebration of the Birth of Our Savior, but also time to prepare for the Second Coming of ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/10/21
New Tri-Parish Website
As I mentioned last week, the Universal Church has begun a new liturgical year. It’s an exciting time to prepare for the coming of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus. The Catholic Churches throughout the Albany Diocese are all celebrating the Advent Season. We in our tri-parish ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/02/21
Christmas is Almost here!
The key point in that statement is that it is NOT here yet! It’s coming and will be here in 20 days and then, the twelve days of Christmas begin! So, then the question is: why do some call this time the Christmas Season? I think the reason is ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 11/28/21
Happy New Year! Yes, New Year – the Church New Year that is!
Doesn’t it seem that Advent is early this year? We just celebrated the Thanksgiving Holiday this pastThurs day and now, at the end of November we’re starting the season of Advent!? While retailers and others want ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 11/17/21
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – NOVEMBER 12, 2021 – FROM FR. STEVE Adjustment to the Mass Schedule – Effective Sunday, November 28, 2021
As you may know, I have been praying and thinking about an adjustment to our current Mass schedule since I arrived in July. I’ve mentioned it ... Read More »