Browsing the December 2020 archive of MESSAGES FROM FR. PECCHIE

Fr. Pecchie's Message 12/20/20

Posted by Web Staff on 12/27/20

King David was the greatest of Israel's Old Testament kings. Today's First Reading begins by telling us that when David received the wonderful Christmas prophecy about his descendent, Jesus, who would rule forever, he "was settled in his palace, and the LORD had given him rest from his enemies ... Read More »

Fr. Pecchie's Message 12/13/20

Posted by Web Staff on 12/20/20

Today is Guadete Sunday! We adorn our Church in Rose colors, the third advent candle is lit and we realize our preparation is half way done. We have much joy and we rejoice (Gaudete). We will bless our Baby Jesus for our nativity scenes at home today as well. ... Read More »

Fr. Pecchie's Message 12/06/20

Posted by Web Staff on 12/17/20

God's tireless attention to us is shown forth eloquently in the lives of the saints, who are always striving to seek out the lost sheep and tend to the needs of those around them. St Louis IX, King of France in the thirteenth century, is a perfect example. His ... Read More »

Fr. Pecchie's Message 11/29/20

Posted by Web Staff on 12/06/20

Maybe the most familiar and universal symbol of this beautiful season or preparation is the Advent wreath with its four candles, which Christians have been using for more than 1,000 years. But there is so much symbolism in the wreath, we often take it for granted. Its circular shape ... Read More »