Parish News and Updates


The Church is open for private prayer weekdays 9a-3p.

The Book Shop is closed indefinitely.

The Chaplet of Divine Mercy prayed daily at 3pm


Virtual Mass (3-29-2020)


Excerpts from VATICAN DECREE by Pope Francis 3-19-2020:

The gift of special Indulgences is granted to the faithful suffering from COVID-19 disease, commonly known as Coronavirus, as well as to health care workers, family members and all those who in any capacity, including through prayer, care for them. 

The Plenary Indulgence is granted to the faithful suffering from Coronavirus, who are subject to quarantine by order of the health authority in hospitals or in their own homes if, with a spirit detached from any sin, they unite spiritually through the media to the celebration of Holy Mass, the recitation of the Holy Rosary, to the pious practice of the Way of the Cross or other forms of devotion, or if at least they will recite the Creed, the Lord’s Prayer and a pious invocation to the Blessed Virgin Mary, offering this trial in a spirit of faith in God and charity towards their brothers and sisters, with the will to fulfil the usual conditions (sacramental confession, Eucharistic communion and prayer according to the Holy Father’s intentions), as soon as possible. 

This Apostolic Penitentiary also willingly grants a Plenary Indulgence under the same conditions on the occasion of the current world epidemic, also to those faithful who offer a visit to the Blessed Sacrament, or Eucharistic adoration, or reading the Holy Scriptures for at least half an hour, or the recitation of the Holy Rosary, or the pious exercise of the Way of the Cross, or the recitation of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, to implore from Almighty God the end of the epidemic, relief for those who are afflicted and eternal salvation for those whom the Lord has called to Himself.  


A Video message from Fr. John to Parishioners (3-21-2020)


April 1, 2020

  • All Public Masses are cancelled through April. This includes all Confessions, Events and Gatherings including Soup Suppers and Stations of the Cross
  • Fr. John will say a daily private Mass for the intention of the day
  • Bishop Boyea has dispensed all the faithful from the obligation of Sunday Mass participation through Easter Sunday
  • Fr. John will use our “Parish App” as the main mode of communication to our congregation (Get it at https://mypari.sh/6dd in a browser on your mobile device)
  • Our Book Shop is CLOSED indefinitely
  • The Holy Spirit School Easter Ham Sale has been cancelled
  • St. Vincent dePaul Society will still collect donations for the Lenten Food Drive for distribution after Easter. Items can be dropped off during weekday business hours (9-3)
  • You can continue to financially support the Parish by mailing your contribution or through online giving

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