Author: <span>St Damien Parish</span>

Author: St Damien Parish

Know Your Fellow Parishioner: Janet Burk

“The most intimate talk between friends is talk of God,” observed Janet Burk. “Not only are you disclosing your faith, which is intimate,” she continued, “but you are sharing your intimacy with God with another person.” Janet has sought opportunities throughout her life to grow her faith in the company …

Christ at Mass Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent (2019)

The season of Advent is about hope in the midst of despair (we need to remember that repentance for our sins during Penance leads to forgiveness from God). It renews a sense of purpose and commitment in the midst of turmoil (are you giving to the poor during the busy …

Christ at Mass Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent (2019)

In his book, The Lord, Monsignor Romano Guardini writes that when Christ came to earth, salvation was at hand.  Christ arrived, meek as a newborn, offering himself to humanity, full of hope and promise, love and humility. Then, Guardini says, God gave humanity the freedom to accept Christ or not. …