Monthly archives:July 2018

  • 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]