Notes from Fr. Andzej

Notes from Fr. Andzej

Prayer For God's Wisdom

Posted by Diane Winkowski on 7/27/23

The first reading this 17th Sunday in Ordinary time describes the prayer of Solomon and the declaration he made as he prepared to take the reins of government from his father David.  "Give your servant an understanding heart to judge your people to discern between good and evil.  For ... Read More »


Posted by Diane Winkowski on 7/21/23

Today’s gospel brings us another parable that uses an image of a sower and farm.  Similarly to last Sunday, today’s readings are notabout agriculture at all. Instead, the image of a sower, wheat and weeds, as well as the harvest described in the gospel teach us alot about our ... Read More »

St. Christopher - Patron Saint of Travelers

Posted by Diane Winkowski on 7/21/23

On July 25 we traditionally celebrate the feast of St. Christopher, patron saint of drivers and travelers. We do not know much aboutSt. Christopher.  Most of our knowledge about him is taken from undocumented stories and legends.  According to them Christopherlived in the third century in the Roman Empire.

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God's Farm

Posted by Diane Winkowski on 7/11/23

I used to visit a fishermen’s village, Bualan, Mindanao during my missionary work in the Philippines. That village belonged to my parish and I was blessed to minister to them on a monthly basis. Everything was about fish and sea food in that village.  Whenever I visited Bualan, people expected me ... Read More »

Jesus' Yoke and Burden

Posted by Diane Winkowski on 7/10/23

My yoke is easy and my burden light (Mt 11:30).  I understand these words form today’s gospel as an invitation to those who are tired,overwhelmed by their busy life, and struggle to make ends meet.  I believe this passage of Matthew relates to the passage from theprevious Sunday, when ... Read More »


Posted by Jenny Drzewiecki on 6/21/23

2023 is the year when we celebrate the centennial anniversary of the SCJs in the USA. It is a wonderful opportunity to refresh the history and names of those who brought the congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (SCJ) to our country. St. Martin of Tours parish ... Read More »

June, the month of the Sacred Heart

Posted by Jenny Drzewiecki on 6/13/23

June is known as the month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus most simply because the solemnity of the Sacred Heart is celebrated during this month. This year, the solemnity was celebrated on June 16. Unlike in previous years, we celebrated this feast at our church with a ... Read More »

Holy Trinity as a model for families and our Parish Community

Posted by Jenny Drzewiecki on 5/30/23

Feast of the Holy Trinity, also called Trinity Sunday, is celebrated in honor of the Holy Trinity, which is one God in three persons. Although it wasn't until 1334 Pope John XXII officially established the feast for universal observance, the mystery of the Holy Trinity has been the life pulse ... Read More »


Posted by Jenny Drzewiecki on 5/30/23

Pentecost commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ while they were in Jerusalem celebrating the Feast of Weeks. This important event in the Christian faith is described with details in the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 2:1–31). According to Acts, ... Read More »

Love One Another Campaign – second phase

Posted by Jenny Drzewiecki on 5/16/23

The Feast of Ascension is a kick-off-day for another phase of the Love One Another (LOA) campaign in our parish.  The kick-off and update will be announced by the campaign chairs and volunteers during all Masses this weekend.  We are proud to inform you 57% of our goal ($621,925) ... Read More »


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