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Archive for May 2012

Becoming a Member of St. Anthony's Parish…

Randy Lallkissoon was a catechumen in the RCIA process of our parish during the past year and was fully received into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil, receiving the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist. We asked Randy to share some thoughts about his experiences: Becoming a member of St. Anthony’s parish has given…

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Make Some Music In Your Life

Dear Parishioners, Playing a brass instrument like the tuba or trombone or saxophone takes a lot of “breath power.” I was watching the five musicians in amazement last Sunday evening in the church as they went from Duke Ellington to George Gershwin to Fats Waller to Scott Joplin and made it seem effortless! I was…

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Jot a Note to a Nun

Dear Parishioners, I know that many of you are aware of the recent Vatican criticism of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, an organization which represents about 80 percent of the American religious orders of nuns and sisters. If the statement from Rome upset you, you are certainly not alone, as it seems to have…

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Having a Voice…

Dear Parishioners, The Nielson Ratings, as I’m sure you are aware, refer to the statistical analysis of what America is watching on television. The Nielson Company gathers information in a variety of ways— electronic measuring devices, paper diaries, phone polling, etc—but I have never, ever known anyone who was a “Nielson family.” Now I am…

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A Good Pair of Wire Cutters?

Dear Parishioners! In the middle of the battlefield, the horse was no just caught in barbed wire, he was wrapped in it, laying on his side, unable to move. Soldiers from both sides spotted the helpless animal through binoculars and one finally made a move to help. Waving a white flag, he trudges across the field.…

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