Category archives: Bulletin

  • 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH BY JAMES MARTIN, S.J. FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS THIS COLUMN WILL FEATURE EXCERPTS FROM THE BOOK BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH: WHY JOY, HUMOR AND LAUGHTER ARE AT THE HEART OF SPIRITUAL LIFE WEEK 2 Kuschel, the German theology professor, has a tw... [Read more]
  • 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH BY JAMES MARTIN S.J. FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS THIS COLUMN WILL FEATURE EXCERPTS FROM THE BOOK BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH. As a Catholic priest and Jesuit, I’ve come across a surprising number of spiritually aware people who are, in a word, g... [Read more]
  • 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THE FOOD THAT LASTS It appears that many things produced today are not made to last. Take our modern buildings for example. I wonder how many of the buildings that have gone up in recent years in the city will still be there in three hundred years' time. Much of what w... [Read more]
  • 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME MARRIAGE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH Marriage, more properly called in the Roman Catholic Church: The Holy Sacrament of Matrimony, is one of the Seven Sacraments of the Church. Even though the words Marriage and Matrimony are frequently used interchangeably, there is signif... [Read more]
  • 16TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME SACRED SAUNTERING AND HOLY LOLLYGAGGING "Where did you go?" "Out." "What did you do?" "Nothing." There you have it: the cloud of suspicion that has hung over sauntering and lollygagging for years, and not just among the parents of teenagers. Little wonder. ... [Read more]
  • 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THE DEACON IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH I am sure many of you have often wondered, but never had the opportunity to ask, who is that man standing next to the priest during mass? Is he a priest in training, or one of our more senior altar servers, or perhaps a quality inspe... [Read more]
  • 14TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TRANSITIONS by Donna Scancarella,Evangelization Minister These past few weeks have been a time of transitions at St. Philip's as we said farewell to a beloved priest and welcomed another. I must admit change is hard but it's not without its joy. As I prepared for Fr... [Read more]
  • WELCOME FR. JOSEPH BOYKOW! FR. JOSEPH'S FIRST HOMILY AT ST. PHILIP THE APOSTLE: Hello everyone, my name is Fr. Joseph Boykow. I'm one of the newly ordained priests for our diocese. I just wanted to start by saying how happy I am to be here at St. Philip's, and to have you as my new family. This ... [Read more]
  • THE NATIVITY OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST THANK YOU FOR FATHER JULIO "THAT IS ALSO TRUE" When you live and work with someone their unique verbal expressions become a part of the fabric of your life. Father Julio in his bosso profundo voice, often exclaims after a statement is offered, "That Is Also Tr... [Read more]
  • 11TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME JUNE 17, 2018 BLESSING PRAYER FOR FATHER’S DAY Blessed are You, Lord and Father of All Life, who has given to us the gift of the father of our family. Today, we honor him, and we thank You for the numerous good things that are ours because of him. His love for us... [Read more]
  • 10TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME CONGRATULATIONS YOU ARE INVITED TO CONGRATULATE AND THANK FR. JULIO Bishop Serratelli has named Fr. Julio Barrios Chaplain of De Paul High School in Wayne for the 2018 – 2019 academic year. Fr. Julio will take residence in the Church of the Annunciation in Wayne. Fr.... [Read more]
  • THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST As we celebrate the real presence of the Lord in the Eucharist, we believe in the transforming power of Christ’s love. The Eucharist in word and sacrament nourishes us as we grow in holiness and as we are empowered to share our time, talent and treasure. The p... [Read more]