Catholic Church
Ashland, Oregon

Posts from April 2017

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, A few years ago, I had the opportunity to go sailing with some parishioners. Listening to their discussion about sailing made me realize that I don’t know anything about it. In a way, it is ironic because I came from a country made up of 7,107 islands. One would think that citizens of my country would all have an idea…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Today is Divine Mercy Sunday. The Sunday after Easter Sunday is always celebrated as the Divine Mercy Sunday. If ever there is one, the greatest attribute of God, I believe, is mercy. God is love, yes. But love that stoops to weakness, poverty, suffering, and sinfulness is mercy. Because we are weak and sinful, the Lord shows his love to…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, The Lord is truly risen! Let us rejoice and be glad because Jesus has provided for us a way to secure our future. Yevgeny Yevtushenko, a Russian poet, wrote in one of his poems: “Love is not love if it has no future.” What God revealed to us during Jesus Christ’s passion was his love for us. The resurrection shows…

Easter Schedule & Mass Times 2017

Friday April 14 3:00pm Stations of the Cross (Upper Parking Lot) 7:00pm Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion (Church) Saturday April 15 9:00-9:30am Tenebrae (Church) 12:00pm Blessing of Easter Foods (Church) 8:30pm Easter Vigil Mass Easter Sunday April 16 9:30am Mass 11:30am Mass 5:00pm Mass 10:45am & 12:45pm Easter Egg Hunt (Upper Parking Lot)

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, As we enter this most blessed week of the church’s liturgical year, let us keep our focus on the relationship that we have with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He did everything out of his great love for us, let us always and forever keep that in mind. As we all contemplate on the sufferings that Jesus endured for…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, We are in the home stretch! We are about to enter the final week before we enter the week we call holy. Two Sundays from today, we will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Let us not be discouraged by the challenges we are facing in our Lenten sacrifices but be excited by the victory waiting for us as we…