Pastor’s Weekly Message

Msgr. Michael D. McGraw
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
Pastor

Fortnight For Freedom 2017: FREEDOM FROM AND FREEDOM FOR!

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2017

On July 4, we will celebrate our Independence Day.  It is a day during which we reflect on freedom and its responsibilities. We remember the cost of…

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A FATHER’S DAY REFLECTION for 2017

Posted on Jun 15th, 2017

For many of us, a model of a good or great father comes easily to mind. We see the face, remember the touch and hear the voice of our own father. It…

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TRINITY SUNDAY 2017

Posted on Jun 9th, 2017

This Sunday we celebrate Trinity Sunday. This really is a happy Festival of related reasons to be joyful and grateful. The Feast of the Holy Trinity…

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SUMMER VACATION AWAY WITH GOD AND FAMILY

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2017

Warmer weather has arrived in South Florida and it is time for most of us to head out on vacations. We are all looking to get out of the routines of…

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MEMORIAL DAY: SACRED REMEMBERING

Posted on May 26th, 2017

Every year on Memorial Day we exercise "sacred remembering" as we recall and reverence the women and men throughout our Nation's history who suffered…

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MIRACLES OF MERCY IN THE UNITED STATES

Posted on May 19th, 2017

In 1827, an Irish Catholic laywoman, Catherine McAuley, gathered a small group of women around her to provide poor girls of Dublin with shelter and…

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Posted on May 12th, 2017

Each year in May, Bishop Barbarito announces changes in priest assignments for our Diocese. This year there are nine changes of parochial vicars and…

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FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

Posted on May 5th, 2017

As we all know from personal experience, our church is a very busy place. Masses daily and many on weekends, Baptisms, Marriages, Funerals,…

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TAKING CARE OF SPIRIT, MIND AND BODY

Posted on Apr 28th, 2017

At Saint Joan of Arc School, we try to educate the whole student in a an integrated manner. We teach all of the necessary subjects of a traditional…

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REJOICING IN DIVINE MERCY 2017

Posted on Apr 21st, 2017

Every year on Divine Mercy Sunday, we are encouraged to pay attention to the generosity of God as it is expressed in God’s mercy towards us. This…

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