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Pastor's Notes

Pastor's Notes

Easter Sunday 2018

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

HAPPY EASTER   Alleluia! Christ is Risen, He is Risen indeed, Alleluia! We want to extend wishes of a beautiful and Happy Easter to all parishioners, staff, and visitors who have gathered here at St. Patrick Parish to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We ... Read More »

Palm Sunday 2018

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,   We welcome all our regular parishioners and our guests to this awesome Sunday that begins Holy Week, our most significant week of celebrations of the life of our Lord, Jesus Christ.   Today we begin outdoors with a Gospel proclamation extolling Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem ... Read More »

The Need for the Rosary in These Evil Times

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

We live in evil times. I hardly need to elaborate the multitude of crises that fill the globe. Sadly, many are being swept away by this flood of evil and are succumbing to overwhelming anxiety and discouragement. No matter how tempting it is, we must not shrink ... Read More »

Capital Improvements Continue

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

Over the last few weeks you may have noticed we have taken on an ambitious plan to improve the lighting, both within Saint Patrick Parish and School, as well as the areas outside the parish facilities for the safety of our parishioners. We have been replacing the ... Read More »

Merry Christmas!!!

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church, Friends and Guests: Merry Christmas!!!!

On behalf of our parish Saint Patrick Roman Catholic Church we wish to welcome you to our beautiful Church on this wondrously joyful day. A heartfelt Merry Christmas also to all of our parishioners as we join together with our guests in ... Read More »

Just to Keep You Informed - Part II

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

As mentioned in previous bulletins, we are undertaking several necessary projects to repair, maintain, and improve Saint Patrick Parish. We recently completed replacing the flat roof on the rear of the rectory which was leaking hot tar on the concrete below where everyone exits after Mass. In doing so ... Read More »

Just to Keep You Informed

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

As mentioned in previous bulletin articles, we are undertaking several necessary projects in order to maintain and improve Saint Patrick Parish. In addition to the many projects already completed, we have just replaced the stairs and deck from the upper church to Pomeworth Street which were completely ... Read More »

Strategic Planning Phase II

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,   Over four years ago, as we began this journey together, we implemented a strategic plan that helped us to identify and prioritize our goals, both for the short-term and the long-term. It helped us to shape and guide what the parish does, and clarify why it ... Read More »

Rectory/Parish Center Repairs Update

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,   As you might have noticed the necessary work on the rectory porches is progressing well and within budget. Given the fact that all three of the rectory porches were rotted and the liability issues were enormous; the builders hope to have the porches finished as soon ... Read More »

New Icon in the Lower Church

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

It is with great joy that we invite you to come and see the new icon in the lower church. Entitled, “Our Lady of the Inexhaustible Cup,” it is a replica of an ancient Russian icon which the Lord has been using for centuries to break addictions. It was ... Read More »