Catholic Church
Ashland, Oregon

Posts from February 2018

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, This is the third and final part of St. Francis de Sales’ words on Penitence: “God has promised eternal rewards for the work of those who are just, but if the just person turns away from just deeds through sin, God will no longer remember the just deeds and the good works that person has done. Nevertheless, if this poor…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, This is the second part of what St. Francis de Sales said about penitence. “There is a real temptation to become dissatisfied with the world and depressed about it when we must be in it. God’s providence is wiser that we are. We imagine we would feel better if we were on another ship; that may be, but only if…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, With the season of Lent fast approaching, I would like to share with you once again this Golden Counsel from the great spiritual director St. Francis de Sales. The season of Lent as we all know is a penitential season, I hope that we will all prepare ourselves for this wonderful season of renewal and conversion. This is what St.…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, He went off to a deserted place, where he prayed. The Gospel that we have for this Sunday describes a typically busy day for Jesus. After curing the man with an unclean spirit in the synagogue of Capernaum, he heals Peter’s mother-in-law, cures many others who are sick, and drives out demons. The following day, he again goes about preaching…