Bishop Lucia’s Pastoral Letter

Pastoral Letter “In the name of Jesus” was issued on Ash Wednesday.  In his first pastoral letter, Bishop Lucia lays down a pastoral plan and invites the faithful of the Diocese to consider five areas of focus.  He asks that parish churches be places where people come...

Bicentennial Coloring Contest DEADLINE EXTENDED

YOU NOW HAVE UNTIL FEBRUARY 21 TO TURN IN PICTURES AND PSALMS. Coloring/Psalm Contest Rules & Guidelines: Coloring Contest Groups Group 1: Pre-k – 1st Grade Group 2: 2nd – 4th Grade Group 3: 5th – 8th Grade Psalm Contest Groups Group 1: 5th...

Pope Francis New Year Message

Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace Message  Each New Year, the Holy Father invites to reflect for a moment on building peace.  In his message this year, Pope Francis begins by noting how the “massive Covid-19 health crisis” has aggravated deeply interrelated...

Hope Appeal update

(1/8) 100% – Woo! Hoo!  Amazing!  In these difficult days, your light shines so brightly.  On behalf of all the groups who will benefit from your charity, thank you! (12/27) 94% – the finish line is in sight! (12/16) 82.5% – just a little more to...

2021 Holy Days of Obligation

With the obligation to attend Mass in person suspended due to Covid, it can be easy to let these important days slip by. Please do not forget to honor the solemnities of the year. If not in person, then join us online. First up: Join us January 1 for 10:00 am Mass as...

Advent Programs

There are so many ways to get involved this Advent in preparing for Christmas and deepening your relationship with Jesus Christ.  See the PDF below and don’t forget to sign up for weekly emails from St. EAS so you can better understand “Who God is”...