COVID-19 Blog Entries

COVID-19 Blog Entries

PALMS FOR PICK UP

Posted by Rev. James T. Gregory on 4/02/20

Blessed palms will be available for drive-by pick up for anyone who wishes them at both churches from noon until 2 p.m. on Palm Sunday. As the COVID-19 is on the rise, be sure to observe all social distancing protocols in effect that day.

HOLY WEEK LITURGIES

Posted by Rev. James T. Gregory on 4/02/20

In this time of great need, it is all the more important that we celebrate Holy Week and Easter creatively within the strict limitations of social separation. Holy Week and Easter will be celebrated in Prince of Peace Parish by Father Jim and a few minsters within the parameters ... Read More »

HOLY WEEK AT HOME

Posted by Rev. James T. Gregory on 4/02/20

For your assistance, Holy Week at Home: Adaptations of the Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil, and Easter Sunday Rituals for Family and Household Prayer is available here. This publication contains resources prayerfully prepared by the editorial team at Liturgical Press. The prayers in this publication are ... Read More »

PLACES FOR PRAYER NOW OPEN

Posted by Rev. James T. Gregory on 4/02/20

Saint Teresa of Avila Church will be opened on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. for anyone who would like to pray before the Blessed Sacrament reserved in the tabernacle. The Marian Prayer Garden on the grounds of the Church of the Nativity is also open ... Read More »

Mass for the Fifth Week of Lent

Posted by Rev. James T. Gregory on 4/02/20

Father Jim Gregory, Sherry Langrock, and Konstantza Chernov gathered at Saint Teresa of Avila Church Sunday, March 29, 2020 to record the Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Lent. Below is detail from the Raising of Lazarus Window illustrating today's Gospel, John 11:1-45.   

Homily for Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Posted by Rev. James T. Gregory on 3/31/20

The readings for today's homily can be found here.

The Moon, Venus and Peepers

Posted by Rev. James T. Gregory on 3/30/20

This video was taken of the early evening sky looking west over the Manville Glacial Kettle on Friday, March 27, 2020. One can see the planet Venus in the center of the shot and the Moon at 9% waxing crescent slightly below it. One can also hear the spring ... Read More »

Popes' Special Urbi et Orbi Blessing

Posted by Rev. James T. Gregory on 3/29/20

Pope’s special Urbi et Orbi blessing: ‘God turns everything to our good’ Pope Francis delivers an extraordinary blessing “To the City and to the World” on Friday to pray for an end to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. In his meditation, the Pope reflects on Jesus’ words to His disciples: ... Read More »

A Hymn Ave Maria

Posted by Rev. James T. Gregory on 3/25/20

A Homily for the Annunciation of the Lord

Posted by Rev. James T. Gregory on 3/25/20

The scripture readings for the Solemnity of the Annunciation can be found here.

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