Father’s Message for April 2018

Dear Parish Family and Friends, As we approach Holy Week and Easter I began to think about this idea of repetition. Many times repetition is a good thing because it allows us to learn. In order to learn something new we need to do it over and over again. The problem...

Father’s Message for March 2018

Dear Parish Family and Friends, Last month our GOYA boys were in Dayton playing in the basketball tournament. Even though I have been going to the tournament as a priest for 15 years I still end up getting lost. These days it is much easier to get around because of...

Father’s Message for February 2018

“And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses.” Dear Parish Family and Friends, One of the interesting things about being a parent is noticing how our kids act and say...

Father’s Message for December 2017

Dear Parish Family and Friends, As I write this letter the month of November is coming to a close. We have entered into the Nativity fast. As a nation we have celebrated Thanksgiving and now we look to Christmas. This year’s Thanksgiving with my family was an intimate...

Father’s Message for November 2017

Dear Parish Family and Friends, One of the great joys of being a priest is having the blessing to do the Sacraments. Two of them that I very much enjoy are weddings and baptisms. I love receiving the joyful announcements in the mail. They are both a way to share in...

Father’s Message for October 2017

Dear Parish Family and Friends, As I write this letter to you I am still overjoyed and thankful at the wonderful experience we had at this year’s ministry fair. First, it is a reminder that we must always remember to celebrate and serve one another. Second, it is a...

Father’s Message for September 2017

Dear Parish Family and Friends, As I write this letter to you my kids have begun school! Before they started Presvytera and the children had their annual school shopping trip.   The children went and bought all of the school supplies they needed for the year.  There...

Father’s Message for Summer 2017

Dear Parish Family and Friends, Last month we celebrated the feast of the Ascension. After our Lord ascended we heard these words, “And they worshiped him, and they returned to Jerusalem with great joy, and were continually in the temple blessing God.” In the past, I...

Father’s Message for May 2017

Dear Parish Family and Friends, Christ is Risen! As I write this letter to you we have celebrated the great feast of Pascha.  We have gone through another Great Lent and Holy Week together and have received our Risen Lord.  I thank all of you for helping to make this...

Father’s Message for April 2017

Dear Parish Family, As we approach the Resurrection I wanted to offer to you an article that reminds us of the importance of being present and receiving the Risen Lord as a family. In Christ, Fr. Larry   HOLY SATURDAY, by Angela Doll Carson, author of the Nearly...