Posts from January 2016

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Homily for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Joy Rastiello

This weekend our parish celebrates our patron saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton, in a special way. Not every parish can say that their patron was a lay person who was married with children and also a religious sister. Not every parish can say that their patron was Protestant as well as Catholic. Not every parish can […]

Parents of Young Families Ministry News

by Shannon Jones

In September of 2015, America had the great honor of welcoming our Holy Father and hosting the World Meeting of Families, during which families from all around the globe gathered in celebration and solidarity. Pope Francis left us with a heartfelt and all-important challenge, “Let us support one another. Let us be families which are […]

January 24, 2016 Update

by Joy Rastiello

Good morning. The regular Sunday mass schedule will be followed. Please be careful driving. Religious Ed classes for Monday and Tuesday have been cancelled. The teacher’s meeting scheduled for Wednesday evening, 1/27 has been postponed.

Homily for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me! In our first reading, Ezra opened and read the book of the law of Moses to the people all day long. In the Gospel reading, Jesus went to the synagogue unrolled the scroll, and read from Isaiah where it says, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon […]

January 23-24, 2016 Cancellations

by Joy Rastiello

The following have been cancelled due to the snowstorm: 1/23  Saturday Tricky Tray-will be re-scheduled 5pm Mass-cancelled 1/24 Sunday Religious Education classes-cancelled Sunday mass – to be determined early Sunday morning. Stay tuned to this page, to FB  www.facebook.com/stelizabethschurch/ and Twitter @StElizFlanders for updates

Teen Mission Trip News

by Shannon Jones

Mission Trip News “The life of Jesus is a life for others. It is a life of service.” With these words, Pope Francis called our young people to action at World Youth Day in 2013. An amazing team of teenagers from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish has answered our Holy Father’s call and accepted an […]

Homily for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

Liturgy of the Eucharist Every Sunday, each time the Church gathers at Mass, we participate in a living memory. Each Mass transports us, mystically, to the hours and actions when Jesus lifted up His heart to the Father, at the Last Supper, in the presence of His best friends, to the moment of His death […]