Maria Kelsey

Maria Kelsey is the Pastoral Assistant at St. Pius X parish in St. Johnês. She is responsible for the faith development programs for children, and families, as well as for the Elder Ministry Committee.


21 posts

    A response to the question "What can we do?" regarding the Residential Schools?...

    "Jesus is on that path with us, just as he was on the path with the two disciples. Hopefully, at the end of our path, our Lenten journey, we will realize that that Jesus has been with us all along." ...

    }She now “watches” Mass differently than watching Netflix.  Instead of stretching out on the sofa, she now sits up, mutes her cell phone and makes the same gestures as other Catholics around the world"....

    St. Pius X in St. John's every Tuesday will be sending out "Our Parish Update," to keep in contact with their parishioners....

    " . . many times we either take on too much or too little for Lent, and we often lose focus part way through. " What to do?...

    "What about the institutional church today? Is it following the example of Jesus or the example to the apostles? Is the church staying behind “locked doors”?" ...

    Henri Nouwen says, “Real human grief allows the illusion of immortality to die in us.”  So while we acknowledge the mortality of so many loved ones whom we have lost, let us also acknowledge our own mortality."...

    "The door to his home and to his heart was always open.  Not only did he welcome you, but you became a part of him, a part of his extended family."...

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