Weekly pastor’s post (June 2 – 8)

A photo of coffee in a glass mug on a rustic wooden table in Copenhagen, Denmark

Please forgive the lateness of this week’s pastor’s post. Thanks particularly to the help of dedicated PAAs, a deacon who assisted with an extensive Spanish translation, and all those who have participated in the consultative process, this weekend saw the sharing of my proposed Mass & confession schedule for the Olympic Peninsula at each of … Read more

Corpus Christi reflections – discerning Mass & confession schedules at Parish Family 49

Line art of two angels incensing the Eucharist contained with a monstrance. The words "ecce panis angelorum factus cibus viatorum vere panis filiorum non mittendus canibus", from the words of the Corpus Christi sequence, surround the image.

(click here to go directly to the proposed Mass schedule change documents) Happy Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)! We celebrate today the great gift of the most holy Eucharist. Before the proclamation of the gospel today, the sequence Lauda Sion will be chanted or sung. I’ve had occasion … Read more

Weekly pastor’s post (May 26 – June 1)

This time of year alway seems to move faster as we get closer to July 1. Even when we’re not looking at a major transition among every parish in the archdiocese, the move from Easter into Ordinary time is chock-full of events. Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, Corpus Christi, school graduations, and other end-of-the-year events fill the … Read more