Merry Christmas from St. Casimir Parish
As the song goes: "It’s the most wonderful time of the year." On Christmas Day we celebrate the birth of our Savior. For most of us, this day will be filled with tradition, remembering our own childhood and marveling at the wonder we see in the eyes of the children in our own families. But more than just tradition, Christmas is a celebration of life – our own lives, the lives we are living today.
The message of the angels – "Today a Savior has been born to you..." reminds all of us of God’s presence in our own lives. What better way to celebrate the Lord’s presence in our lives than to participate at Church Services on Christmas. For Catholics, we have four wonderful parishes in Collinwood (St. Casimir on Neff Rd., St. Jerome on Lake Shore and E 150th., St. Mary on Holmes Ave., and Holy Redeemer on Kipling), for our brothers and sisters of other Faith traditions, we have many churches in our neighborhood, and for those who don’t belong anywhere, I invite you to visit us here at St. Casimir on Christmas. We are located at 18022 Neff Road. Our Masses on Christmas Eve are at 4:00 pm and 10:30 pm (in Lithuanian), and on Christmas Day at 8:00 am, 10:00 am (in Lithuanian) and 12:00 noon. May the Peace and Joy that this great Feast signifies be with you this Christmas Day and every day of your lives.
God Bless all of you this holiday season!
Fr. Joe Bacevice is the Pastor of St. Casimir Parish. He can be reached at 216-481-3157.
Rev Joseph Bacevice
Pastor, St. Casimir Parish on Neff Road.