17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time YOU CAN MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE I remember the story of a king who wanted to appoint a new Prime Minister. There were many applicants for the job from whom three were recruited. But only one is needed for the post. And the king wanted...

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) One year back I took one month off from the parish and visited my native parish in India. I thought of having good rest and seeing some of my childhood places. When I went there and attended to celebrate daily mass, I was...

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) Less Luggage and More Comfort Those who have travelled by Indian railways must have seen a short notice on every trains. It will at almost every door or window. It says “Less luggage; more comfort”. What they mean to say is:...

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) THORN IN THE FLESH If you watch some of the Christian channels on T.V and also some of the churches services and prayer groups, you’ll see lot of importance being given to “TESTIMONIES”. You know what ‘testimonies’ are? They...

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) Dear Friends in Christ, The reading from the Book of Wisdom says God formed humans to be imperishable; the image of God’s own nature were humans made.  So, what went wrong?  Genesis spelled it out for us.  Sin entered the...

Fr. Freitag Letter (English)

Hello Grays Harbor Catholics! My name is Father Freitag. Born and raised in the great Pacific Northwest, I have four sisters, three brothers, and numerous nieces and nephews. I attended Our Lady of Fatima grade school, Queen Anne High School, and Gonzaga University....