Pastoral Letter to St. Mark Parishioners

My dear friends, I hope you and your families are doing well! As the spread of Coronavirus continues taking many lives with it and more and more people getting infected, our stress on all levels also skyrockets. I had the opportunity to get in touch with some of you and...

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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Dear friends, During the COVID-19 pandemic as the faithful are not able to attend Mass and receive the Lord in the Eucharist, many are concerned about how they will receive spiritual nourishment. With this regard there are some common questions which Bishop Caggiano answers in one of his email to...

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Christmas Message 2019

“Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is Messiah and Lord.” (Luke 2: 10-11) Dear Parishioners, Friends, Guests and Visitors,...

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Jesus’ Victory, Our Victory

Saint John the evangelist, giving the joyful news of the resurrection of our Lord says, “On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark…” and after a brief description of the empty tomb he writes in...

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St. Mark on Stewardship

My Dear Parish Family: As I continue my fourth year as your pastor, I write this official letter to you, inviting you to participate in the Annual Collection of our parish. This gives me the opportunity to share with you the joys, successes, sorrows, and needs of St. Mark Parish....

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New Year’s Message 2019

Dear Saint Mark Parish Family and Friends, Happy New Year! First of all on behalf of Fr. Russ, Deacons Emmet, Paul, Andy and the rectory staff and my own behalf, heartfelt thanks for your Christmas and New Year Greetings, prayers, lovely cards, and many thoughtful and kind gifts. We start...

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Christmas Message 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Merry Christmas! Many of you must have heard of a true Christmas miracle that happened in December 1997 in Wisconsin. A little boy and his grandmother went to see Santa at the Mayfair Mall. The child climbed up on Santa’s lap, holding a picture of a...

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