“This is Your Time. Repent and Believe in the Gospel.”

Welcome, Welcome, Welcome. May we be open to receive a warm welcome from the Lord.  May we also be ready to share the warm welcome of God with others. Welcome to Lent! This is our time to be intentional about our life choices. For the times that God is not number One, Repent and Believe … Continued

Our Lenten Mission With Fr. Richard Leonard, SJ

I am pleased to introduce Fr. Richard Leonard who will be presenting our Lenten Parish Mission 2018. He will be speaking at all masses this weekend. I invite you to carve some time out of your schedule to be blessed by our three main mission talks: Sunday at 7:00pm Monday at 7:00pm Tuesday at 7:00pm … Continued

Commitment Weekend – APA

Here at St. Timothy Parish and throughout our diocese we have much to be grateful for. We have truly been blessed as a faith family. And as we head into the 50th anniversary year for our diocese, we can look back in gratitude for all we have received, joyfully celebrate our present, and embrace hope … Continued

2018 Annual Pastoral Appeal

Education Weekend By now you should have received an invitation from Bishop Parkes to participate in the 2018 Annual Pastoral Appeal. Next week, we join with him and all of our sisters and brothers throughout the Diocese to give thanks for what we have received and to give hope to those we assist. The Annual … Continued

“It’s All About Timing”

Whether it is sports, music, or any area of our lives, timing can be a key ingredient. This week, on Friday, January 26th, we celebrate the Feast of St. Timothy. At 7:00pm that evening, we will have our Organ Dedication Concert. I did speak to Bishop Lynch this past weekend and he will also be … Continued

“Good Thing Eli Was There”

Young Samuel benefited from the wise direction of Eli. In our first reading (1 Sam. 3:3-10,19) we hear the story of Eli assisting Samuel when he began hearing God’s call. Samuel was confused at first and did not understand. “At that time Samuel was not familiar with the Lord, because the Lord had not revealed … Continued

Feast of the Epiphany—“Gifts, Gifts, Gifts!”

How do you know when someone really appreciates a gift? Normally, when the gift is opened, played with or used. There is a current musical on Broadway called Dear Evan Hansen. One of the songs from the musical is “How To Break In A Glove.” In the scene, Evan Hansen is being instructed how to … Continued

Welcome To St. Timothy Catholic Church

We Have Some Gifts For You – Come And See! If you are just visiting St. Timothy Parish or coming to a Catholic Church for the very first time, I want you to know that I am very glad that you are here: God’s heart delights even more. For our current members, I pray that … Continued

Second Sunday of Advent

“Go up onto a high mountain – cry out, be a herald of good news.” (Is. 40:9-11) This Sunday in our prophetic first reading from Isaiah (40: 1-5,9-11), we have an invitation to herald the good news. Do you have any “Good News” that you can be a herald of? The Good News of this … Continued

First Sunday of Advent – How Do You Prepare For Christmas?

Christmas music is already playing. I have already had someone at the coffee counter wish me a Merry Christmas. I love the Christmas Spirit and all the decorations, however,  I know that it is not Christmas, and I know that I need time to prepare for the Christmas Season. We are blessed in our Catholic … Continued