'Giving' tagged posts

Msgr James Forsen

One Favor From God

A few weeks ago, during a daily mass attended by some of our school children, I asked them what one favor they would want from God. There was the expected responses of “ice cream for all!” and “a million dollars!” Some thoughtful children wished for an end to hunger and world peace. But one little girl…

Mercy Bags

THANK YOU!! A few weeks back, I wrote the words of J. Forbes. “No one gets into heaven without a letter of recommendation from the poor.” Those letters are now being written for you, the parishioners of Visitation. I cannot express adequately my gratitude at your amazingly generous response to the call to contribute Mercy…

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

TOGETHER IN MISSION – THANKS TO ALL “No one gets into heaven without a letter of recommendation from the poor.” Last Sunday we renewed our commitment to the archdiocesan financial campaign called Together in Mission that assists 80 parishes and 63 school too poor to sustain themselves. In my sermon, paraphrased J. Forbes: “No one…