Pastor’s Post

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Pastor’s Post

Pocono Township Volunteer Fire Company Breakfast

by Fr. Rich

Two Sundays ago our Holy Name Society sponsored a benefit pancake breakfast for the Pocono Township Volunteer Fire Company. Many came out in support of this breakfast and many just stopped over and made a donation. The total raised from this event came to $1,740. On behalf of the volunteers at the fire company and […]

Parish Picnic & Barbeque

by Fr. Rich

THANK YOU! Our Parish Picnic & Barbeque was held last Sunday. It was a beautiful day, great weather and a wonderful time was had by all. Thank You to Steve & Karen Miller and their dedicated team of volunteers who organized, set up, prepared and ran this beautiful event. You all did a great job. […]

Results of this year’s Bazaar

by Fr. Rich

Let me once again say Thank You to all who worked long and hard, tirelessly and faithfully, in putting on another successful Bazaar. It takes a lot of planning, effort and work to accomplish such an event. The results of this year’s Bazaar are: Total Income…………. $ 58,220.50 Total Expenses …….. $ 25,053.78 Net Income […]

Another Great Bazaar Thank You!

by Fr. Rich

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Last weekend we had another great Bazaar. I saw so many of our parishioners. I saw people I know from other parishes in the area. And I saw many people who have moved from the area but have come back to enjoy the festivities. It was truly a Homecoming […]

Happy Mother’s Day

by Fr. Rich

Let me express wishes to all our mothers for a very happy and joy filled Mother’s Day. May your families bring you joy (as they provide dinner). May your spouses show you love (with a beautiful gift). May your friends bring you happiness. Pray for deceased Moms as they enjoy the peace of God’s heavenly kingdom. […]

A Note of Thanks

by Fr. Rich

I would just like to express my thanks to all who help, work and volunteer at Our Lady of Victory and make the job of pastor a lot easier. Fr. Tom Ciba has been a great help to me especially since my surgery. Deacon Len has done an exceptional job in taking on more responsibilities. […]

THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

by Fr. Rich

The last few weeks have been like a whirlwind for me. Between lung surgery, a ten day hospital stay recuperation period far longer than I wanted or expect and the isolation, made it all a difficult time. Your prayers, well-wishes, cards and sentiments made everything pass quickly. Thank you for your concerns, your remembrances and […]

Thank You for your generous support in our Christmas Collection

by Fr. Rich

I want to say Thank You for your generous support in our Christmas Collection. The total amount received was $16,681.00. The Christmas collection may seem like an extra collection beyond the regular Sunday, but it is not an extra but a necessary one that works into our parish budget of expenses. Thank You for you […]

Happy New Year!

by Fr. Rich

May I extend to you greetings for a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year! May the difficulties of the past be few and the joys for the future be many. Happy New Year!