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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 »

Pastor's Letter for the February 28, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Thank you to all who have been asking me about my blood pressure issue!  Thankfully, I have made some changes in my diet that have made some substantial differences.  I hit a peak of 212 pounds back in July 2020, but then slowly got to ~207 lbs. in November.  ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter or the February 21, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

We pray that the current trends, especially locally, regarding COVID-19 continue. At last report, as of Thursday, February 18th, we have not had any new hospitalizations locally since February 4th.  May the Lord bless us with a truly healthy springtime – with a thaw hopefully happening soon.

One of ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the February 14, 2021 Bulletin

Posted by Rev. Paul Hrezo

Something very unique for us this year, not only in Lent but also throughout this year of 2021 – but especially for Lent because the Solemnity of St. Joseph is during Lent, on March 19th – is an opportunity for faith formation over the next five Mondays. 

Drawing upon ... Read More »