September 24, 2023

Recent Pastor Letters

  • June 30, 2024

    Dear Parishioners of Saint Polycarp, This Thirteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time falls on the last day of June. The Gospel for this weekend invites us to gaze upon the mighty power of Jesus working both in nature and in the human person. Last Sunday’s Gospel was on Jesus calming the storm. This Sunday’s Gospel focuses…

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  • June 23, 2024

    Dear Parishioners of Saint Polycarp, As you come to church this weekend, you will hear a powerful story of Jesus calming a sea storm (Mk 4: 35-41). Many beautiful images are represented in this story. The sea represents the world in which we live. The boat represents the Church or our personal life. The storm…

    Read more: June 23, 2024
  • June 2, 2024

    Dear Parishioners of St. Polycarp, On this first weekend of June, as we come to church, we are joining our fellow Catholics throughout the world to celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi). According to our Church liturgical calendar, this Solemnity of Corpus Christi always falls on the…

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  • May 5, 2024

    Dear Parishioners of Saint Polycarp, The scriptural readings on this first weekend of May present us a new concept of the universality of Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. To paraphrase from the First Reading taken from Acts of the Apostles, we have Peter, who was hungry and wished to eat, received…

    Read more: May 5, 2024