Catholic Church
Ashland, Oregon

Posts from September 2016

Message from Joshua Keatley

Dear Parishioners of OLM, Can you believe that autumn is already here? Just a few months ago I was finishing my summer assignment in Ashland, and now the leaves are beginning to change colors here at Mt. Angel. The seminarians are back, enrollment is full, and I am well into another year of theological studies and formation. I’m working my way through…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, In our Gospel this Sunday, Jesus points out to us that we are all stewards of everything we have. If we believe that everything we have is from God, then we have to also believe that what we have is not really ours but God’s, and we are just stewards of things that really belong to God. Our duty then,…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Recently, I had the opportunity to go to Independence, OR to meet with my Caritas group. A Caritas group, as you may already know, is a group of priests who regularly meet (at least once a month) to pray together and share with each other their joys and struggles as they continue their ministry as priests. As you can imagine,…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, As we begin another school year, I would like to ask you to once again prayerfully discern how you can involve yourselves in our parish community’s many activities and ministries. It is always good to remember that the different activities and ministries that we have in our parish community are all meant to help us grow in our faith and…