April 2021 archive of Fr. Joel Hastings
Posted by Carol Cyr on 4/26/21
This year’s official kick-off of the Diocese of Duluth United Catholic Appeal will be on May 2, 2021. As a precursor to this start-up, I want to address our participation in this appeal and encourage your generosity, especially as we welcome our new bishop.
This year, our United Catholic ... Read More »
Information and further reflections on St. Benedict being clustered with St. John’s, beginning July 14
Posted by Carol Cyr on 4/19/21
Today I thought it would be fitting to review and reiterate what was announced on April 10-11: that beginning on July 14, 2021, St. Benedict parish will be clustered with St. John parish in the Woodland neighborhood. In writing about these matters, I want to emphasize particular truths and ... Read More »
Posted by Carol Cyr on 4/12/21
Today, on this 2nd Sunday of Easter, or 8th day of Easter (also called the “octave,” as in “eight”), the Church celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday. Today, as we celebrate this Feast of Mercy, there are several important realities and moments that are present that can aid us in celebrating ... Read More »
Posted by Carol Cyr on 4/06/21
As we celebrate Easter Sunday together today, I hope that today’s feast will bring great joy and blessings to all.
Who can forget how last year for Easter we were not able to be together to celebrate this most important day in our faith – the day that Jesus ... Read More »