Notes and News

09
Apr

Fr. Tom, 04-09-17

Dear Loyola Parishioners & Visitors: On Saturday, invited parish leaders and few self-identified others met for an introductory meeting for our Parish Examen to be completed in April, with formal […]

02
Apr

Fr. Tom, 04-02-17

Dear Loyola Parishioners & Visitors: Rick Turco, our Maintenance and Custodial person, has left our employment to take a new position with an Archdiocesan school.  We have contracted with a […]

26
Mar

Fr. Tom, 03-26-17

Dear Loyola Parishioners & Visitors: I have been contemplating all week the statement made by an author who claimed a high number of those who work in Silicon Valley, who […]

13
Mar

Fr. Tom, 03-05-17

Dear Loyola Parishioners and Visitors, In Catholic educational and diocesan circles, the “Catholic identity” of our schools and universities has become an often-discussed topic. Presently, the “Ignatian identity” of Jesuit-sponsored […]

06
Mar

Fr. Tom, 03-06-17

Dear Loyola Parishioners and Visitors, A Few Jesuits’ Reflections on Prayer: For a long time, I thought I had to impress the Lord when I prayed—and felt very unimpressive. Now […]

25
Feb

Fr. Tom, 02-26-17

Dear Loyola Parishioners and Visitors, I want to thank the Mardi Gras Committee for another outstanding parish fundraising event last Saturday. The food was plentiful and good. Ms. Sims famous […]

25
Feb

Fr. Tom, 2-19-17

Dear Loyola Parishioners and Visitors, As I noted on January 29, the Magis Leadership Team planned for three half-day formation days this year to learn and develop skills in Ignatian […]

29
Jan

Fr. Tom, 01-29-17

Dear Loyola Parishioners and Visitors, Last Saturday, the Magis Leadership Team spent 3 hours learning about discerning as a team in furtherance of their own mission, which includes helping innovation […]

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