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February 2021 Weekly Bulletin Messages

February 28, 2021 – Second Sunday of Lent The Third Station: Jesus Falls for the First Time Walking through the Stations of the Cross at Holy Hill with our young daughters, we paused at each one to explain what the station depicted. It didn’t take long for my toddler to…

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March 2020 Weekly Bulletin Messages

March 22nd, 2020 – Fourth Sunday of Lent Dear Friends, Peace of Christ. Your pastors and parish staff always have your physical and spiritual well-being as our highest priority. Out of a sincere charity, we are responding to the spread of COVID-19 with the utmost of caution. Thus, we want…

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February 2020 Weekly Bulletin Messages

February 23rd, 2020 – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time “So be merciful just as our God is merciful. Be merciful just as our God is merciful to us.Let there be a wideness in our mercy. Let there be a kindness in our hearts.Oh, may our lives be merciful.” The above…

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January 2020 Weekly Bulletin Messages

January 26th, 2020 – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; upon those who dwell in the land of gloom a light has shone.” Isaiah 8 Recently I heard a story that goes something like this: “Have you ever been walking…

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December 2019 Weekly Bulletin Messages

December 29th, 2019 – The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Dear Friends, Happy Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph! I pray that these days of Christmas and the New Year have been a blessed time for you and your family. Speaking of families, one…

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November 2019 Weekly Bulletin Messages

November 24, 2019 – Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe “Brothers and sisters: Let us give thanks to the Father, who has made you fit to share in the inheritance of the holy ones in light” (Col 1:12) Dear Friends, Happy Solemnity of Christ the King, and a…

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October 2019 Weekly Bulletin Messages

October 27th, 2019 – 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time “Indeed for your faithful, Lord, life is changed not ended, and, when this earthly dwelling turns to dust, an eternal dwelling is made ready for them in heaven” (Preface I for the Dead, The Roman Missal) Dear Friends, I love being…

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September 2019 Weekly Bulletin Messages

September 29th, 2019 – 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Dear Friends, Remember thinking about heaven as a child? I’ll be honest, I used to picture heaven as having a Kopp’s Frozen Custard Stand! Now when I think about heaven, I suppose I think more about the people that God-willing I…

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August 2019 Weekly Bulletin Messages

August 24th, 2019 – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time “I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish God wouldn’t trust me so much.” (St. Teresa of Calcutta) Dear Friends, Whenever I face a difficulty in my life, I find myself thinking any number of…

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July 2019 Weekly Bulletin Messages

July 28th, 2019 – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time “There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, “Thy Will Be Done,” and those to whom God says, “All right, then, have it your way.” (C.S Lewis) Dear Friends, It goes without saying for most of us that…

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