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Pastor's Letter for the May 9, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Congratulations to Fr. Bob who a week ago, on May 1st, observed his 45th Anniversary of ordination to the priesthood.  I feel a little embarrassed but grateful that one of his chief ways of celebrating that anniversary this past week was to be available to cover parish responsibilities while ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the May 2, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Gardeners and farmers can thank me for the drenching rains we had this past Wednesday evening and Thursday.  I was amazed to see that finally washing my car really did bring on some rain.  I washed my car on Tuesday evening and, sure enough, by Wednesday it was raining.  ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the April 25, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Last Saturday’s first gathering of the “Holy Hikers” was very enjoyable to me.  We leisurely walked the trail to the Stone House at Salt Fork State Park.  One of the hikers provided a map of the various kinds of wildflowers in bloom along that mostly wooded, hillside trail.  I ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the April 18, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

This past week I experienced another chapter of my recent personal health odyssey.  In the end, this chapter has a good ending, but the steps along the way were eye-opening.

Briefly, when I took the COVID-19 test in December, my symptoms turned out to be related to high blood ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the April 11, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Praise God that we can continue to enjoy Easter blessings. May you experience Our Lord’s life-changing mercy.

We are entering into another phase of Sacraments of Initiation during this Easter Season, including Confirmation next Sunday, April 18th and First Communion on Sunday, May 2nd.  congratulations to all who have ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the April 4, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Happy Easter!  May Easter 2021 be a season of new life immersed in our Lord Jesus. 

We offer congratulations to all who have participated in the Sacraments of Initiation this weekend, including 8 Baptisms, 5 adult Confirmations and 4 First Communions.  At all of the Easter Masses all of ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the March 28, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Please keep repeating our Mass times for Easter and letting others know about them, too: 

8, 10, 10 & 12!  8, 10, 10 & 12!

So, again, our times for Masses on Easter Sunday are: 

8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and Noon at St. Benedict Church in Cambridge and at 10:00 a.m. at Sts. Peter & ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the March 21, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

It is time to start repeating these Mass times for Easter and letting others know about them, too:    8, 10 & 12! 8, 10 & 12!   So, again, our times for Masses on Easter Sunday are:    8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and Noon at St. Benedict Church ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the March 14, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

As noted before, Pope Francis has designated this year, between December 8th, 2020 until December 8th, 2021 as a Year of St. Joseph.  This celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the declaration of St. Joseph as the “Universal Patron of the Church” by Pope Pius IX. 

Each year we celebrate ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the March 7, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

As we are very much at the heart of Lent (literally one month away from Easter as I am writing this on Friday morning, March 5th!) a number of people have said that this already has been a unique Lent.  In a way, it’s kind of been like a ... Read More »