Rev. E.C. “Bud” Pelletier, Jr., Pastor
Rev. Julius Kayiwa, Parochial Vicar
Rev. Henry Dahl
Rev. Raymond Greco, O.S.B
Rev. Michael Minogue
Coordinator of Ministries
Dir. of Liturgy/Music
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Jesus,
I would like to give my highest recommendation that you find the time to go see the movie, “Same Kind of Different as Me” which will be released in the next couple of weeks. It is based on the book of the same title.
I had the honor of being in an advanced screening of the movie in June, and I have to say that it was wonderful. It is not specifically about Catholics, but it is about a man who came to see and understand what it means to be a better person – to his wife, to his family, and to his community. The movie has the heart of what I treasure in the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, and the goal that I’m sure every one of us has, to grow closer to God though love and service of our neighbor.
My favorite line from the movie was “So, you want to be my friend?” When I heard that, my heart was thrilled. Isn’t that the goal of a person’s life? To be a true friend to those in need. Not just to fill the need of the moment, but to let them know and experience God’s love through us.
Please see the movie. I’m sorry that my schedule doesn’t allow me to host a special viewing just for the parish, but at least this time, you’ll be able to get some popcorn!
May God continue to bless and prosper our lives.
Parish BoundariesSt. Clement of Rome Parish is bounded to the north by Bell Road (between the Agua Fria River and 99th Avenue, and between 91st Ave and the New River) and Greenway Road (between 99th and 91st Avenues), to the east by 99th Avenue (between Bell Road and Greenway Road) and the New River (between Bell Road and Grand Avenue), to the south by Grand Avenue (between the Agua Fria River and the New River), and to the west by the Agua Fria River (between Bell Road and Grand Avenue), and 91st Avenue between Bell Road and Greenway Road).