Letters and messages from Fr. Au related to current news and events.

Budget Cuts for 2020

Fri, 07/05/2019
The parish staff, Finance Committee, and Parish Council have worked with me to produce a balanced budget which demonstrates our willingness to make significant cuts, but which also calls upon the Archdiocese to recognize the actual amount of money it takes from the parish and be fair in crediting it to our Archdiocesan support.....

Address on Sex Abuse Crisis in the Church

Sat, 08/25/2018
I wish to speak to you today on the painful and disturbing topic of the crisis of child sexual abuse that again confronts us as a church in the wake of the Pennsylvania grand jury report of the scope of child sexual abuse by clergy and the extent of the cover-up by church authorities over decades. This report has particular relevance and causes direct personal hurt and anger for us in the Archdiocese of Baltimore because of the .....