Memento Mori…

Not the warm-fuzziest of paintings, I know... In about a week we will come to the end of our liturgical year and enter once again into a new year beginning with the season of Advent.  As I’ve mentioned in my last few Sunday homilies, the [...]

Memento Mori…2019-11-23T16:57:02+00:00

Welcome!

Welcome to Saint John the Evangelist and Immaculate Conception! Our patrons, St. John, the Beloved Disciple, and Our Immaculate Mother Mary, give us two beautiful examples of what it means to be a disciple/student/follower of Christ.  St. John rested his head against Our Lord’s chest at the Last [...]

Welcome!2020-03-23T20:22:17+00:00

As Christ loved the Church…

Two Sundays ago I preached about the Resurrection of the Body/Dead, an element of the after-life that we profess belief in as Catholics every time we come together for Sunday Mass.  You may remember that I also drew connections between our gospel passage from Luke [...]

As Christ loved the Church…2019-11-20T03:28:12+00:00

Why we Confess

Greetings, everyone! I hope you all have had a good week and are staying warm with this new arctic blast settling in over Haywood County.  This past Tuesday on my day off, I hiked to Mt. Lynn Lowry with Fr. John Eckert (pastor, Sacred Heart, Salisbury) [...]

Why we Confess2019-11-08T22:07:00+00:00