Catholic Church
Ashland, Oregon

Posts from October 2017

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, On Wednesday, November 1, we will celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints and it is a Holy Day of Obligation. Every time we celebrate the feast day of All Saints, I am always reminded of my hope that someday I will be one of those whose feast day is on the first of November. Yes, I am hoping that someday,…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, The 100th anniversary of the sixth and last apparition of our Blessed Mother in Cova, Fatima was last Friday, October 13. One hundred years ago, thousands of people witnessed the miracle of the sun where people saw the sun spinning (or dancing as other witnesses described it) in the sky. It came down close to the earth and then it…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Yesterday, October 7, was the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. This is a short story I found about the origin of the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. On October 7, 1571, the combined Christian fleets under Don John of Austria achieved a significant naval victory over the Turks in the Straits of Lepanto. Thousands of Christians…