Category archives: Bulletin

  • JANUARY 26, 2018 What we know as of 11:30 AM on January 26th which is the time that the Bulletin goes to press. On January 11, 2018 our St. Philip School building experienced a fire. To date, the cause of the fire is still under investigation. The fire and smoke damage is much more extens... [Read more]
  • SCHOOL RESTORATION UPDATE JANUARY 20, 2018 On January 11, 2018 our St. Philip School building experienced a fire. The damage was contained to the Kaleidoscope area which connects the main school corridor to the Molloy Center and to Marion Hall. The fire damaged several classrooms and the roof. ... [Read more]
  • COME AND SEE! During this 75th anniversary of our parish, I want to share with you a meditation on these two words given by Saint Philip the Apostle, to Nathanael. "Come and See!" (Jn1:43-50). Early in this passage Jesus invites Saint Philip to follow Him. And as a result, Philip invites Nathan... [Read more]
  • THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD BLESSED ARE YOU, LORD OUR GOD, WHO HAS FILLED CREATION WITH LIGHT AND SPLENDOR. Rise up in splendor, my people! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; but upon you the Lord s... [Read more]
  • FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY Fathering and Mothering God "See what love God bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God." John 3:1 Reflection God our Father, your will be done, on earth as in heaven. We thank you for giving us the bread we need.  Holy is your name. You hold us... [Read more]
  • CHRISTMAS 2017 Holding Hands at Christmas A delightful custom of the Swedish Christmas season is the touring of carved ice castles. As a father and his young daughter walk through the sculptured corridor the power fails. Standing in the dark, the father reaches for his cell phone, lig... [Read more]
  • PARISH ADVENT PROGRAM WRAP YOUR GIFTS IN PRAYER Unwrap the gift of God in Prayer.  In the midst of Advent and Christmas busyness, we offer you a way to pray and to discover our God who is with us.  Each season the preparation for gift giving can be a source of stress.  This year can be differen... [Read more]
  • PARISH ADVENT PROGRAM WRAP YOUR GIFTS IN PRAYER Unwrap the gift of God in Prayer.  In the midst of Advent and Christmas busyness, we offer you a way to pray and to discover our God who is with us.  Each season the preparation for gift giving can be a source of stress.  This year can be different.  ... [Read more]
  • 75th JUBILEE YEAR ST. PHILIP THE APOSTLE 1943 – 2018 WE REMEMBER, WE CELEBRATE, WE BELIEVE The word Jubilee meaning a special anniversary of an event has deep Biblical roots. In the Hebrew Scripture a ram's horn yuhel or yuvel was sounded like a trumpet heralding a special year of restorat... [Read more]
  • 75th JUBILEE YEAR ST. PHILIP THE APOSTLE 1943 – 2018 WE REMEMBER, WE CELEBRATE, WE BELIEVE The word Jubilee meaning a special anniversary of an event has deep Biblical roots. In the Hebrew Scripture a ram's horn yuhel or yuvel was sounded like a trumpet heralding a special year of restoration... [Read more]
  • THANKSGIVING GRACE Father, we give you thanks this day as we remember that all gifts come from you. You created us in your own image and set us over all creation as your stewards. Once you chose a people and gave them a promise that all would be blessed and all could be free. We remember the faith ... [Read more]
  • WAITING IS WISDOM There is an old saying that "Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity". (Henry Van Dyke) It seems as though there is too much to be done and... [Read more]