Goodbye from Fr. Pat

This is my last "pastor’s letter" to you. I am filled with many emotions as I write these words. It has been my privilege and honor to have served you these past 8 years. Wow, where does the time go?

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Michelle Storey
 St. Alphonsus Liguori

St. Alphonsus Liguori (1696-1787), Doctor of the Church, feast day August 1, was born into a noble Italian family. A legal savant who was awarded a double doctorate in law at the age of sixteen, Alphonsus abandoned his legal career to care for the poor and ill of Naples.

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Michelle Storey
New Redemptorist Staff

Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Now that you know "who" is leaving St. Al's, I will give you the names of the new Redemptorists who will be coming to minister with you in the near future.

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Michelle Storey
CSSR Transfers

Well, the transfers have been made official for our Province and there will be a lot of packing and traveling taking place over the summer months. Here is what is happening at St. Al’s, Grand Rapids:

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Michelle Storey
Happy Easter

EASTER BLESSINGS
May the risen Lord breathe on our minds and 
open our eyes that we may know Him 
in the breaking of the bread
And follow Him in His risen life!

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Michelle Storey
Holy Week

We begin the solemn Holy Week this Palm Sunday. On this day we remember Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem, cheered by the crowds who in a few days will later shout for His crucifixion…

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Michelle Storey
Peace

Things are a little hectic in our world, in our nation, and I surmise in our private lives as well. In your musings, I offer one of my favorite prayers from St. Theresa of Liseaux…

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Michelle Storey