Father Mike Carroll

Time marches on but Pearl Harbor remembrance undimmed

Remember Pearl Harbor? As the years add up after Dec. 7, 1941, and memories of the surprise attack by Japanese planes on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii dim with the loss of more of America& ...

Reader Input: Supervisors: Homeless shelter possible

Two years ago a group of members of St. Teresa’s Church, led by Father Mike Carroll, began to work on an idea that would create a shelter in the Auburn area for homeless indi ...

North Auburn’s St. Theresa’s church offers homeless help

  North Auburn’s St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church is teaming with a local restaurateur and stepping up to join others in the area to feed and clothe the homeless. ...

St. Teresa’s values life

I was pleased to see the Auburn Journal address the abortion issue in Sunday’s paper. Roe v. Wade has been law since 1973 and will not cease to be an issue until it is reversed b ...

New, Old Mass debuted to Catholics

Phyllis Whitney found herself reflecting on the words of her prayers even more carefully than normal during Sunday’s mass at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Auburn. Whitney, ...

Diets altered during season of Lent

Lent is not the time for lavish dinners. The 40-day period from Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, is a time for penance, suggested by Christ’s 40 days ...

Rose thief puts a thorn in church’s side

A local church’s spirit still blooms despite dealing with a thorny theft. In two separate trips, an unknown thief recently unearthed several of the rose bushes planted in St. T ...

God can do more with parishes

God can only do so much with us as individuals, but can do so much more with us as a community or parish. Christ called his apostles individually but they soon formed a community ...