Welcome to the Blog of Monsignor Michael T. McCulken, our Pastor. 
These posts are mainly comprised of weekly bulletin messages from Monsignor. 
God Bless You!

Dear Friends,

          This Sunday, December 8, is the date of the solemn feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  However, the Second Sunday of Advent takes precedence over this solemn feast, so we are celebrating Advent as we continue our journ...

           Happy First Sunday of Advent!  Which in Church world means ~ happy new year as this weekend our liturgical year begins anew and will unfold until next Fall.  I pray that all of you had a blessed Thanksgiving Day with all the trimmings.  If you ventured out f...

Dear Friends,

          I am writing this column on November 17 as the deadlines for our bulletins with Thanksgiving Day involved have been moved up.  I make mention of this simply since November 17 signaled Netflix’s release of Season 3 for their production entitled Th...

Dear Friends,

          “May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting encouragement and good hope through his grace,
encourage your hearts and strengthen them in every good deed a...

Dear Friends,

          Happy November!  We remember in a special way all our departed brothers and sisters throughout this month.  We pray for their eternal rest and perfect happiness with our loving Father in heaven.  At the Noon Mass this weekend, we will have our an...

Dear Friends,

We are coming into that time of year, nearing election day.  It has been brought to my attention that someone was placing political fliers endorsing a candidate or candidates on the cars in our parking lot last weekend.  I did not see who might have done s...

Dear Friends,

          Today is World Mission Sunday.  It is an annual opportunity to reflect on the missionary works of the Church around the globe and to offer personal support to these efforts through our donation.  Holy Cross Regional received word that Scarlett Ba...