Catholic Church
Ashland, Oregon

Posts from March 2016

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, HE IS RISEN ALLELUIA!!! A Russian poet once said “Love is not love if it has no future.” Reading that line from the poet in the light of what Jesus Christ has done for us, it is so true. What Jesus revealed to us during his passion was His love for the Father and for us. Now, His resurrection shows…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Today we officially enter Holy Week as we celebrate Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. We have begun the holiest of all weeks in our liturgical calendar and I hope that we all go through this week mindful of what God has done for us out of His great love for us. Again, let us not take for granted the…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, We are on the home stretch! After this coming week we will be celebrating the Holy Week. I am sure that I am not the only one saying, “It seems like we just celebrated Christmas!” Time flies so fast and if we are not very conscious about it, we might miss out on very important moments of our journey to…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Recently, I was visiting another parish to help with their Reconciliation Services, and I saw a quotation posted in the bulletin board in their sacristy. The quotation is from the Dalai Lama: “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” Reading that quote not only helped me in hearing the confessions that evening, but it also made me realize that…