Catholic Church
Ashland, Oregon

Posts from October 2016

Fr Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, During my break with some of my high school classmates as well as with some of my brother priests, I’ve had the opportunities to just relax and even spend some time watching TV. It is interesting because I found myself focusing not too much on the show we were watching but on the commercials that different corporations have for the…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, We have little less than a month before we conclude the Jubilee of Mercy; I know – time went so fast! As we are about to close the Jubilee of Mercy, I would like you to reflect on the times when – consciously or unconsciously – you have become instruments of God’s mercy to others by doing the corporal and…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, As I’ve said last Sunday, I will share with you some insight that I received from the convocation that the priests of the Archdiocese had last week. One of the things that the keynote speaker talked about was the spiritual leadership of the priests in the universal call to holiness. He talked to us about how we should be always…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, I read a story some time ago about angels in heaven who work in receiving the prayers that people offer to God – so they receive the prayers and deliver them to God and God sends them back with his response. So in heaven, there is a receiving office for the prayers that people offer and in that office there are many divisions full of cubicles and…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, October is the month of the Holy Rosary and I believe that our parish community has a special connection to Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary. Before we became Our Lady of the Mountain Parish, we used to be known as “Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish.” It is interesting to read through the history of our…