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Just a word… Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time…

September 13, 2020

Just a word… Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time… September 13, 2020 Many of us remember the atrocities committed in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, in October of 2006, when Charles Roberts, the driver of a milk truck, took out his anger and frustration on defenseless victims. Along with the world, we watched with horror, and then, the…

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Let love rule our lives

September 6, 2020

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Just a word… Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time…

September 6, 2020

Just a word… Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time… September 6, 2020 A friend pointed me toward a timely article published on Friday in the Wall Street Journal. It was written by the Episcopal priest and former Missouri senator John Danforth, and Fr. Matt Malone, a Jesuit priest and the editor in chief of America Magazine.…

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Just a word… Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time…

August 30, 2020

Just a word… Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time… August 30, 2020 “Get behind me, Satan… you are an obstacle to me.” The Lord’s words to Peter are shocking, especially in light of last week’s Gospel where Jesus declared Peter to be his rock… the one who was supposed to be the foundation has become a…

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Just a word… Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 22, 2020

Just a word… Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time… August 23, 2020 Why do you suppose Jesus gives the keys to the kingdom of heaven to Peter? Keys, after all, symbolize power, control. Keys can let you in or lock you out. Why Peter? After all, he is the one who denied Jesus three times. He…

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Just a word… Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 16, 2020

Just a word… Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time… August 16, 2020 Did you cringe when you heard Jesus’ response to the Canaanite woman who was pleading with him to heal her daughter? “It is not right to take the food of the children and throw it to the dogs.” These are pretty harsh words from…

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Just a word… Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 9, 2020

Just a word… Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time… August 9, 2020 How would any of us respond to Jesus’ command to Peter, to come meet him on the water? Would we keep our eyes on Jesus and meet him, as he requested? Or would we doubt, falter, and begin to sink? What would it take,…

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Thank you for your online donations through GiveCentral

August 8, 2020

Thank you – to the many parishioners who have been mailing or dropping off their envelopes to the rectory office. We know that you will give as generously as you are able and we so appreciate your support! We look forward to worshipping together again as our community soon as is safely possible. Be well! E-Giving –…

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Prayer of Spiritual Communion

August 8, 2020

Prayer of Spiritual Communion – When you are watching a Mass online and cannot receive the Eucharist in person, you can say this prayer: My Jesus, I believe that you are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love you above all things, and I desire to receive you into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment…

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Why reservations are necessary to attend Sunday Mass

August 8, 2020

WHY RESERVATIONS ARE NECESSARY  TO ATTEND SUNDAY MASS If you would like to come to Mass on a Sunday, PLEASE call the office to reserve a space. If you come without a reservation and the church has reached capacity with those who have registered, we will be forced to ask you to come another time. WE DO NOT WANT TO HAVE TO DO THIS.…

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Becoming Anti-Racist Study & Discussion Series

August 8, 2020

Visit The Council of Churches’ website for information about their Summer Series “On Becoming Anti-Racist” as well as news about the FEED Center and other programs and initiatives to fight racism, feed the hungry and engage youth in wholesome activities. www.ccgb.org

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Prayer Resources online

August 8, 2020

Prayer Resources online There are many re-sources available online as we try to keep our prayer lives in good order!   Some to consider are: Daily Faith Sharing with Fr. James Martin.  Each day Fr. Martin gives a lesson about the Gospel of the day, from his room at the Jesuit House in New York. It is available…

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