Posts by St Damien Parish

Posts by St Damien Parish

From the Pastor’s Desk (January 22, 2023)

Greetings as we begin this New Year.  St. Frances Cabrini Church on 2nd Street is closed this winter so that we can undertake some minor repairs, renovations, and refreshments.  Over the course of many years, various statues, paintings and devotionals have been incorporated into the church environment.  As part of the renovations we will reassess what will be kept and what will not be retained.  This is a time of renewal.  I begin with the notion that the Church must…

From the Pastor’s Desk: Parish 2022-2023 Financial Statements

This weekend is the second of three weekends in which we are formally talking about our parish stewardship of treasure appeal.  Last weekend we talked about why we need to do this campaign.  This weekend we are focusing on some of the particulars of this stewardship appeal; discussing the current state of our finances, the giving levels possible, and the importance of electronic giving.   It is vital that everyone consider using electronic giving.  By setting up a certain level of…

From the Pastor’s Desk (December 1, 2021

I have scheduled two parish meetings to discuss the plan forward for some Church renovations.  Renovations will begin right after Christmas.  The meetings will be held at 9:00 AM following the 8:30 AM Mass on Thursday, December 2 at St. Augustine Church and at 10:00 AM following the 9:00 AM Mass on Sunday, December 5 at St. Augustine Church.  All parishioners are invited to attend one of these sessions to hear the plan. Peace,Fr. Tom Newton

Gallery: St. Damien Parish Evening of Gratitude Dinner (2021)

On Friday, November 4th, 2021, St. Damien Parish held its Evening of Gratitude at the Flanders Hotel in Ocean City to thank all of the ministers and volunteers of our parish community. It was a stupendous event with inspiring music, prayer, and plenty of good food. Below is a gallery of photographs taken at the event.

From the Pastor’s Desk (Oct. 17, 2021)

I am pleased to announce the following staff changes for St. Damien Parish: Effective Wednesday, October 12, 2021 · Karen Malkiewicz returns from family leave to work on Thursdays and Fridays as the Office Administrative Assistant. · Tina Boylan continues her work one day per week and will now be the St. Damien Wedding and Baptism Coordinator.  Tina will also do other administrative functions as directed by me. Effective Monday, October 18, 2021 · Joanne Kelly will be the Pastoral Associate for Justice…