Pastor’s Message – February 15

Dear Beloved Parishioners and Guests,          Truly we sincerely wish to express our heartfelt gratitude and admiration to all the UCWL ladies who dedicated so much time and energy in preparation and hosting their Valentine Luncheon. The joyful harmony and wonderful cooperation verily promised a most successful luncheon and in every aspect, it was a ‘smashing‘ success! As your pastor, … Read More

Message From The Pastor – March 30, 2014

Dear Beloved Parishioners and Guests, Time truly flies by! It seems like long ago that we shared our Parish Mission and experienced the wisdom and the faith of our Fr. Jack Kingsbury! Oh yes, we miss his raucous laughter here in the monastery! He certainly brought much joy and warmth to all of us! But we must continue our Lenten … Read More

Message From The Pastor – March 23, 2014

Beloved Parishioners and Guests, We sincerely wish to extend the warmest gratitude and our love to Father Jack Kingsbury CSsR who truly has blessed us with a most delightful and inspiring Mission. His wonderful sense of humour and his deep-abiding faith emenated forth as he meaningfully shared the Word of God each evening. His penetrating insights into many of Jesus’ … Read More

Message From The Pastor – March 16, 2014

Dear Beloved Parishioners and Guests, May we warmly welcome our Redemptorist missionary Fr. Jack Kingsbury CSsR who will be praying with us and sharing the ‘Word of God’ for the next 4 evenings at 7 pm Sunday to Wednes. We strongly encourage you to participate in all 4 evenings if at all possible… you will not be disappointing! God will … Read More

Message From The Pastor – March 9, 2014

Dear Parishioners and Guests, We were not created to be alone. As Rick Warren puts it in “The Purpose Driven Life”, “we are called to belong, not just believe.” We Christians belong to an awesome family – God’s family – the Church. Together strengthened by fellowship and community, we strive to fulfil God’s purposes. Church members form far more than … Read More

Message From The Pastor – January 26, 2014

Dear beloved parishioners and guests, Have you ever seen a dog or cat chase its shadow? They run, jump and try to catch it, yet never succeed. This looks funny, yet isn’t this what we sometimes do? We run and chase after something that has no substance – we chase shadows of worthless treasures… we chase shadows of shallow pleasures… … Read More

Message From The Pastor – January 19, 2014

Dear Beloved Parishioners and Guests, At least once a year, many Christians become aware of the great diversity of ways of adoring God. Hearts are touched and people realize that their neighbours’ ways are not so strange. The event that touches off this special experience is called the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, traditionally celebrated between January 18-25. We … Read More

Message From The Pastor – January 12, 2014

My beloved Parishioners, As I venture into my 47th year of priesthood, I reflect back to 1966 when three young men – Peter Stasiuk, Len Ratushniak and I – were ordained Deacons in St. Nicholas Cathedral in Chicago. As Bishop Gabro placed his episcopal hands on our heads, we three committed ourselves to serve our Ukrainian Catholic Church for the … Read More

Message From The Pastor – January 14, 2014

My beloved Parishioners, As I venture into my 47th year of priesthood, I reflect back to 1966 when three young men – Peter Stasiuk, Len Ratushniak and I – were ordained Deacons in St. Nicholas Cathedral in Chicago. As Bishop Gabro placed his episcopal hands on our heads, we three committed ourselves to serve our Ukrainian Catholic Church for the … Read More

Message From The Pastor – November 17, 2013

Dear Beloved of St.Joseph’s and all Guests, All of us, sooner or later visit a doctor’s office. Older people feel that they see doctors more often than the younger ones, which is probably true, but unfortunately there are many young people who also have to spend much time in waiting rooms which try their patience to the limit. I thought … Read More