Fr. Joe’s Letter

Fr. Joe’s Letter

It was 25 years ago on July 1 that first came to Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish to be the pastor following the retirement of Fr. Conry, who had been pastor for 15 years.  I was not all that familiar with Sacred Heart Parish or Wadsworth even though I had grown up in...
Fr. Joe’s Letter

Fr. Joe’s Letter

The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  This weekend we celebrate our patronal feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.  The heart, as we all know, is a symbol of love, and there is no greater love than the love that God has for all of us, especially in the Heart of...
Fr. Joe’s Letter

Fr. Joe’s Letter

Today is the Feast of Corpus Christi, also known as the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. This is truly a very important feast in the Church because it celebrates, that is, calls to mind, the REAL PRESENCE of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.  The words...
Fr. Joe’s Letter

Fr. Joe’s Letter

Today is the Feast of The Most Holy Trinity.  The Holy Trinity is part of our faith that we become aware of very early in our lives.  In many cases it is the first thing we learn about our faith when we are taught to make the sign of the cross.  In Baptism we are...
Fr. Joe’s Letter

Fr. Joe’s Letter

Today we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit that Jesus promised His disciples before He ascended into heaven.  That same Spirit of the living God has remained with the Church ever since that first Pentecost Sunday.  Jesus...
Fr. Joe’s Letter

Fr. Joe’s Letter

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus into heaven.  The reality of Christ’s Ascension is so important that the creeds (the basic statements of belief) of Christianity all affirm, in the words of the Apostles’ Creed, that “He...