Monthly Archives: March 2010

Our Holiest Week

“Holy Week” is what is says – the holiest week of the year. The General Norms for the Liturgical Year expresses it well: “Christ redeemed humanity and gave perfect glory to God principally through his paschal mystery: by dying he destroyed our death and by rising he restored our life. Therefore the Easter triduum of Read more ..

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Proposed Pastoral Council Guidelines

Clicking on the link below will take you to a copy of the Proposed Pastoral Council Guidelines that were distributed at all the Masses at St. Malachi Parish yesterday.  You can print out a copy or view it on your computer.  There will be a meeting on Sunday, April 11 at 6 pm to review Read more ..

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Washing of Feet

Once-in-awhile, it’s good to just sit and be amazed at Jesus’ teachings in words and in actions. According to today’s norms, one of Jesus’ amazing times is just before the Last Supper. Then Jesus poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel that was Read more ..

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Holy Thursday: Washing of the Feet

After carefully studying the ritual for the Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper, and with prayer, discussion and reflection, the Liturgy Commission has decided that we should do the traditional ritual of washing of the feet (mandatum) of selected members of the congregation this year. This is a departure from the St. Malachi tradition Read more ..

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Monday Night Meal Schedule April to June 2010

April 5 Easter Meal April 12 Chicken April 19 Kielbasa April 26 Rigatoni May 3 Italian Sausage May 10 Rigatoni May 17 Chicken May 24 Kielbasa May 31 Hot Dogs & Buns Baked Beans Potato or Mac Salad June 7 Chicken June 14 Kielbasa June 21 Rigatoni Lettuce Salad Fruit Dessert June 28 Chicken

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February Council Meeting Summary

Interim Parish Pastoral Council St. Malachi Parish Meeting – Sunday, February 21, 2010 Action Items: 1.    A discussion was held related to concerns regarding the backdoor ministry..  Fr. Tony to follow up at next meeting 2.    Matt Rossman and Kevin O’Donnell submitted a draft of the Guidelines and Regulations of the Parish Pastoral Council.  Council Read more ..

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Called to Prepare for Priesthood

On Friday, March 12, John Lee, the seminarian at St. Mary Seminary from Korea who was here during the summer for his seminary internship at St. Malachi was formally admitted by Bishop Quinn to Candidacy for ordination as a deacon and priest for his home archdiocese of Daegu, South Korea along with five men admitted Read more ..

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Holy Ground

“When the Lord saw him coming over to look at it more closely, God called out to him from the bush, ‘Moses! Moses!’ He answered, ‘Here I am.’ God said, ‘Come no nearer! Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground.’” (Exodus 3: 4-5)  The place was holy Read more ..

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Jesus’ Way of Peace: Nonviolent Love

Please join us for retreat at St. Malachi Parish on Friday March 19th from 7 to 9 pm and again on Saturday March 20 from 9 to 5 as Reverend Emmanuel Charles McCarthy presents on this wonderful topic. He is a priest of the Eastern Rite (Byzantine) of the Catholic Church.  For 27 years he Read more ..

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Lent, Identity, Transfiguration

Each year on the Second Sunday of Lent, the Church offers an account of the Transfiguration for our reflection. On the mountain, Peter, James and John experience the divine glory that is Jesus’ as the beloved Son of the Father. For perhaps the first time, they catch a glimpse of Jesus’ true identity: the Son Read more ..

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