Tag Archive: #frmarkaugustine

Father Mark’s Farewell

Posted on October 4, 2022
Dear Our Lady of the Wayside parish, During the height of the shutdown in Spring of 2020, as plans continued to be canceled and uncertainty reigned, our heads were swirling with the reality that was setting in around us.  It [read more...]

Father Mark’s Reflection on “Hail Mary”

Posted on December 21, 2021
At Our Lady of the Wayside’s Vigil Mass on Saturday, December 18, Father Mark Augustine shared a beautiful reflection on the “Hail Mary” prayer — a prayer that has been recited, in one form or another, since the Annunciation. Father [read more...]

“Cut it the Hell Out”

Posted on August 9, 2021
Father Mark Augustine celebrated the 11:30 Mass on August 8 and delivered, what may be, his final OLW Homily (at least for a while, as he leaves for Canada next week to continue his Canon Law training).  His parting message [read more...]

“Lord, it is good that we are here!”

Posted on June 14, 2021
It is soooooo good to be back at Our Lady of the Wayside without restriction. Praise God! After fifteen months of a devastating pandemic that shuttered and darkened our Church, separated our faithful from mass, from the Holy Eucharist and [read more...]

Fr. Mark’s Homily: Outdoor Family Mass (Pentecost)

Posted on May 24, 2021
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Outdoor Family Mass of Joy and Thanksgiving delivered on its theme, thanks to the Holy Spirit, our Holy Mother, our priests, deacons, musicians, staff, many volunteers, and PARISHIONERS who attended.  The Holy Spirit was with [read more...]

Father Mark’s Good Friday Homily

Posted on April 3, 2021
To more fully experience the joy of Christ’s Resurrection on Easter, we must first journey with him to Calvary. In the event you missed it, or would like to listen again, here is Father Mark Augustine’s powerful and beautiful reflection [read more...]

Passion Preparation

Posted on April 2, 2021
Father Mark Augustine was in church early today, preparing for Good Friday, the Passion of the Lord. We look forward to seeing those who preregistered in church at 3:00 pm today. And, for those who haven’t, please join us via [read more...]

Fr. Augustine Receives #HeroPriests of the Pandemic Award

Posted on September 21, 2020
Despite the enormous challenges posed by COVID-19 the Church remained an essential source of hope, inspiration and support for Catholics across the country. Heroic priests answered the pandemic’s chaos with extraordinary creativity and resolve to continue serving as a bridge [read more...]