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Entries for December 2020

Starting Mon., January 11, 2021 or Wed., Jan 13, 2021 or Fri., Jan 15, 2021 (Choose which day/time of the week works best for you.) Do you desire to hear God's voice? Do you long to be filled up by Him, led by Him, and live a dynamic relationship with the Father, Jesus and the Holy Spiri...

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Discerning a Call to the Priesthood

Posted on December 30, 2020 in: General News

Come and See Events for Men Discerning a Call to the Priesthood Various dates beginning January 17, 2021 Come and See events, hosted by the Vocations Office for the Diocesan Priesthood are designed to let young men (high school age and above) who are discerning the priesthood. Come and See Eve...

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Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM With the Annual March for Life in Washington, DC being extremely limited by COVID restrictions, join us instead for a March for Life in Philadelphia. Come and give joy-filled witness to the dignity and sanctity of human life from conception to ...

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Fr. Bob's Corner - January 3, 2020

Posted on December 30, 2020 in: Pastor

Happy New Year! I pray this year brings abundant blessings to you and your family.  I’d like to simply share a prayer with you that was given to me years ago by a priest mentor that is a wonderful prayer.  Maybe this can be our theme this year - abandonment into the arms of God.&nbs...

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Fr. Bob's Corner - January 3, 2021

Posted on December 30, 2020 in: Pastor

Happy New Year! I pray this year brings abundant blessings to you and your family.  I’d like to simply share a prayer with you that was given to me years ago by a priest mentor that is a wonderful prayer.  Maybe this can be our theme this year - abandonment into the arms of God.&nbs...

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This Christmas season, let’s remember that we are called to be a people of Hope.  Our hope is in our Lord.  He made heaven and earth.  Of course, our hope is in our Lord.  It has to be, otherwise we couldn’t make it through our days.  It ...

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Fr. Bob's Corner December 20, 2020

Posted on December 16, 2020 in: Pastor

Christmas is just a few short days away! Exciting.      LOVE the first reading this week. It comes to us from the second book of Samuel. David has unified the people of Israel. It is the high point of the entire Old Testament. They have settled in the Holy Land, at peace, and numer...

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"Thank You, Father" Initiative

Posted on December 16, 2020 in: General News

"Thank You, Father" Initiative We love, because He first loved us.  1 John 4:19 Serra would like to introduce the program called “THANK YOU, FATHER” to show our appreciation, affection, and support for our wonderful priests. Parishioners are invited to send a letter ...

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Fr. Bob's Corner - Dec 13

Posted on December 15, 2020 in: Pastor

Fr. Bob's Corner: Rejoice!  It is Gaudete Sunday - the third Sunday of Advent.  It marks a time when we know that the coming of the Lord is near.  When I was growing up, I remember waking our parents up with my brother and sister on Christmas Day and waiting at the top of the s...

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Fr. Bob's Corner - December 6, 2020

Posted on December 03, 2020 in: Pastor

Happy Second Sunday of Advent!!!  Today, we are going to do a little bit of a “deep dive” into the Scriptures for this weekend.  So hold on to your hats: Our first reading today from the Old Testament, from the second of three parts in the Book of Isaiah, we hear the first tim...

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