Catholic Church
Ashland, Oregon

Posts from November 2016

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, As we begin this Season of Advent, let us be reminded of what it really means for us as followers of Jesus Christ. We are anticipating not only the birthday of Jesus but also his second and final coming. The Season of Advent is a time of preparation. We tend to forget that the Advent Season is also about the…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, I would like to take this opportunity to thank those who attended our parish retreat this last week. It was truly a blessed time of reflection that I believe will help us as we continue on our life’s pilgrim journey to heaven. For those who were not able to attend, I would like to share with you some insights from…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Last November 4-5, I had the opportunity to attend the Archdiocesan Pastoral Assembly along with two representatives from our Pastoral Council. This assembly is held every three years and it was started by the then Archbishop Vlazny in the year 2000. The assembly is attended by all the pastors of the parishes in the Archdiocese of Portland with two representatives…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Two days from today, on Tuesday, we will have what some people refer to as one of the most important Election Days in modern history. I don’t really know how different it will be, but I believe that every Election Day is an important Election Day. It is when people exercise their right and fulfill their responsibility to help in…