Farewell Fr. Paul! Thank you for all you have done for us! May God bless you in your future ministry!

I am both sad and excited to tell you that I will be returning to my Diocese to begin a new assignment as Pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish in South Charleston, WV. My last weekend here will be on Pentecost Sunday, June 4 & 5. When priests are ordained, they take a Vow of Obedience […]

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Letter from Bishop Luis in Response to Recent Tragedies

My Brothers and Sisters, While we have been given the gift of life by our Creator and the teachings of the Church that each life is sacred, we are every day reminded that we live in a world in which life is taken for granted or even disregarded. When violence affects the “stranger” or the […]

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Sunday Mass Obligation Returns to the Diocese of Raleigh

Bishop Zarama has lifted the dispensation that has been in place for the Mass obligation for Sundays and Holy Days for the faithful in the Diocese of Raleigh.    For centuries, the Catholic Church has had in place an obligation for Catholics to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days. Importantly, the Church specifies that the elderly, sick, those with pre-existing health conditions or other […]

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Knights of Columbus Charity Golf Tournament

The Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of the Rosary Council #9039, will host its 36th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, June 16, 2022 in memory of Dick Donaldson & Norm Melanson at Sea Trail Plantation Golf Club – Jones Course. Tournament proceeds provide financial support to local charities. Registration is open to all, including […]

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The Problem & Mystery of Suffering

Why do bad things happen to good people? is a question that atheists as well as believers in God find themselves asking. Fr. Paul has some answers: the good, the bad, and the ugly. You are invited to come, consider, and learn. The presentation will take about 75 minutes and will include time for questions, […]

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Naming Opportunities for The Blessed Michael J. McGivney Pastoral Center

Our new Administration Building/ Eucharistic Adoration Chapel is projected to be completed this coming September.Donors are invited to “Name” an individual office within the new building in memory of a friend or loved one. Some offices have already been named, but many are still available: Office #1 Our Lady Queen of PeaceOffice #2 Saint ElizabethOffice #3 Saint […]

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Columbiettes Soup-to-Go

The Columbiettes will be holding their annual Soup-to-Go after the 5:00 pm masses on Saturday January 22 and 29. The delicious homemade soups will be hot and ready to take home. Enjoy your soup with a slice of “Heavenly Bread” made by the Knights of Columbus.

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Prayers for World Peace

Franciscan Sisters of Allegany Prayers for World Peace Beginning in January, the Associates of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany will be saying the Prayers for World Peace as a group again. These are beautiful sets of prayers, taking only 15 to 20 minutes each session. We will do this after Mass on Fridays (except first Fridays) meeting […]

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Pray & March Here to End Roe v. Wade

Join the Knights of Columbus in praying the Nine Days for Life Novena and Rosary 45 minutes before all weekday Masses from Jan. 7 to 15, to end Roe v. Wade. Meet in the church library weekdays, and in the church before weekend Masses. And please participate in the Knights’ Parish Life Chain silent vigil to […]

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Friendly Visitor Ministry

Nearly everyone has been a “friendly visitor” to someone. It does not require going to meetings or giving reports. When you missed someone at Mass and checked on them, heard someone needed help and you helped, called someone to chat and let them know they are thought of & missed, you are communicating that that […]

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