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Pastor's Corner

Pastor's Corner

Pastor's Letter for the November 22, 2020 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

As a little pre-Thanksgiving surprise, we welcome back Deacon Jeremiah Hahn this weekend! The governor of the state up north declared that colleges and universities had to shift to completing the semester remotely a week earlier than had already been planned by Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, where ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the November 15, 2020 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Welcome to Fr. John Fischer, who is a Comboni Missionary and who is serving as a representative of the Cross Catholic missionary outreach ministry. He has personal experience of serving many years as a missionary in Kenya. May the Lord bless you for helping us to continue to be connected ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the November 8, 2020 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

In the monthly packets of offering envelopes you have probably seen the one for All Souls Day.  On that envelope there are several blank lines for names.  Those are for names of loved ones who have died who you would like to pray for in a special way this ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the November 1, 2020 bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Bishop Monforton has produced a five-minute video for guiding our voting decision-making. Please view it at the Diocese of Steubenville website: www.diosteub.org.

Thank you, again, to all who are serving as poll workers this week as well as all who are reaching out to neighbors and friends who need ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the October 25, 2020 bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Pope Francis is quoted in a documentary film that premiered this past week. It was a surprising statement that has prompted many questions and a fair degree of confusion.

Pope Francis is quoted in an online article about the film, Francesco, by “Catholic News Agency” as stating, “What we ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the October 18, 2020 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

I’m sure very few of us had imagined that our most difficult days in terms of the highest number of COVID-19 cases here in Guernsey County would be here in October!  So, in a way, here we go again emphasizing the mentality that seems to have been key to ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the October 11, 2020 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

As a reminder, we have a few parish activities this weekend that you might enjoy but could easily overlook.

If you have received and read this bulletin by email on Friday, please note that the annual Courthouse Rosary Rally is this Saturday, October 10th at Noon. This year’s version ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the October 4, 2020 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Welcome back to Fr. Nicholas Ward who will be/was here to offer the 5:00 p.m. Mass this Saturday, October 3rd and to hear the Confessions at 4:00 p.m.  This is a “Mass of Thanksgiving” offered both by him and for him (I plan to be there to concelebrate). May ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the September 27, 2020 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

This weekend we will be conducting something very unique.  In light of this year’s particularly unprecedented election process, we will be conducting a voter registration opportunity after each of the Masses this weekend. 

Please note this is something that you can do at home, as I will describe below.  ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the September 20, 2020 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

One of our annual staple events each year in October is our diocesan Respect Life Conference.  We have hosted this event here at Christ Our Life Parish a couple of times. In this year when so many events have been cancelled or postponed, this is one event that is ... Read More »