Christ Is King!

Who is He in yonder stall, At whose feet the shepherds fall? ‘Tis the Lord! oh wondrous story! ‘Tis the Lord! the King of glory! At His feet we humbly fall, Crown Him! crown Him, Lord of all! Who is … Continue reading

Is The Fetus a Person?

I have shamelessly taken this article from Catholic singer and evangelist Mark Mallett’s website markmallett.com. I have always respected and followed his writings on the signs of the times. Please read and share with others. – Father Charles In the … Continue reading

Epiphanies

Christmas will soon be over, at least the Church’s celebration of it is coming to an end, while its meaning and message shall never cease to summons and speak to our living. As I always say about the Christmas message … Continue reading

Ready or Not

READY OR NOT … ADVENTI know that as I write this bulletin article for the fourth Sunday of Advent, which arrives just on the heels of our Christmas celebrations, the last thing on all our minds is the Advent message … Continue reading

Show Respect…Genuflect

SHOW RESPECT…   GENUFLECT Upon entering a Catholic church there are two specific gestures that we make even before we take our seat in the pew of our preference; we bless ourselves with Holy Water and we genuflect toward the tabernacle … Continue reading

Who is St. Nicholas?

Just Who Is St. Nicholas? On Saturday December 4th our parish will be hosting a Breakfast With St. Nicholas in the parish hall.  Formerly, this same gathering of children was known as Breakfast With Santa, but in our planning this … Continue reading

Ministries

Congratulations… to the rescued Chilean Miners! At the time of the writing of our parish bulletin (Wed.) 16 of the 33 miners had been safely rescued. In thanksgiving to the Lord of Hope, Jesus Christ!   MINISTRIES  IN OUR PARISH … Continue reading

A Catholic Funeral

A CATHOLIC FUNERALThe other day I stopped into my favourite watering hole, Starbuck’s, to pick up a coffee-to-go when I overheard two women talking to one another.  I thought perhaps that they saw me walk in with my cleric’s on … Continue reading

A New Organist

 A NEW ORGANIST AT ST. LEO!Beginning this weekend we are blessed to welcome a new organist for the 11:00 a.m. Sunday morning Mass.  Her name is Trudy Olford and she is a most accomplished musician.  She is a Doctor of … Continue reading

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, COME OUT AND PARTICIPATE IN LIFECHAIN 2010. Think about this: We are a people who follow Jesus Christ, who is definitely, unequivocally prolife and is the founder and author of life itself!  The Church he founded has … Continue reading

Sign of the Times

Sign of the Times  About 1950 years back St. Paul in his second letter to Timothy uttered the following prediction:“…the time is coming when people will not put up with sound doctrine, but having itching ears, they will accumulate for … Continue reading

Knowing the Truth

KNOWING THE TRUTHIn this “information age”, as the electronic times of media and vast information availability has been dubbed, it is so vitally important that we become plugged into and take full advantage of the truth of Jesus Christ from … Continue reading

Miracles vs. Message

MIRACLES vs MESSAGE Recall for a moment the scene of Christ hanging upon the Cross on the Hill of Calvary.  The crowds beneath Him mock Him as soldiers deride Him and put in time as they wait for Him to … Continue reading

Ordinary Time

ORDINARY TIME (Anything but ordinary) From Advent to Christmas, a brief space of time, and then the forty days of Lent followed by the fifty days of Easter and a few feasts following Easter – Trinity Sunday and The Feast … Continue reading

The Sacrament of the Sick

THE SACRAMENT OF THE SICK When people are asked to recall and identify the seven sacraments of the Church, they will rhyme off Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist, Confirmation Marriage, Priesthood, and Last Rites, and rightly so.  [Speaking of Last Rites, a … Continue reading

It’s All About Life

It’s All About LifeThere are few things in life and fewer topics on the radio that can get me going as much as the topic of abortion.  The word abortion has become a dirty word not only because of what … Continue reading

Buddy Remembered

Buddy RememberedOver two years ago I lost my long-time dog and friend, Buddy, a Shepherd/Collie cross.  It was the same day actor Heath Ledger died.  Over the past years I have often spoke and written about death and the fact … Continue reading

April 11, 2010

First Holy Communion – Celebration Dates First Holy Communion will be celebrated this Sunday and next Sunday in the season of Easter At St. Leo the Great Church at 2:00 p.m. Mass   SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2010 For St. Leo … Continue reading

Blessed Easter

BLESSED EASTER                        Throughout the days that followed the Resurrection of Jesus Our Lord, those closest to Him, scandalized by the brutal death of their teacher and friend and in fear of their own lives as known followers of the One … Continue reading

March 28, 2010

HOLY WEEK THE GREAT THREE DAYS Parents, please note that the Mass of Holy Thursday, the Good Friday Service and the Easter Vigil are solemn liturgies that can be rather long in duration and can seem an eternity to small … Continue reading