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September 13th – Feast of St.John Chrysostom

As we approach the mid point of this month of September, we meet St. John Chrysostom, bishop and Doctor of the Church. His name ‘Chrysostom’ was actually given to him after his death and it means ‘Golden mouthed.’ He was … Continue reading

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September 12, 2021- 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gospel of Mark 8:27-35 Jesus and his disciples set out for the villages of Caesarea Philippi. Along the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” They said in reply, “John the Baptist, others Elijah, still … Continue reading

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January 1st – The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

As people around the world ring in the new year with parties, fireworks and perhaps a toast or two, we should not forget that there is something far more important to celebrate than the changing of the calendar year. January … Continue reading

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First Friday of November 2020

As we head into this third day of vote harvesting and counting, we begin to understand that as a whole, the world has lost its collective mind. But it is not only here in America where we are witnessing an … Continue reading

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First Friday of August 2020

On this first Friday of August as the world continues its downward spiral of chaos and despair, we mustn’t lose hope in God. Even amid all the continuous news of new ‘co-vid’ related deaths and erupting violence, we mustn’t lose … Continue reading

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Good Friday of Lent

On this Good Friday of Lent as we go through these final days of Lent towards Easter, I wanted to write a good post … but instead, I stumbled across a post from Father Bill Peckman that says everything I … Continue reading

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5th Sunday of Lent – Entering the Passion-tide

Give me justice, O God, and plead my cause against a nation that is faithless. From the deceitful and cunning rescue me, for you, O God, are my strength. (Psalm 43: 1-2) As we ‘celebrate’ this 5th Sunday of Lent, … Continue reading

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Prayer from Fr. Bill- During This Time of Pestilence

The following is from Father Bill Peckman on a post he wrote for facebook. It is beautiful, and there are plenty of things to think about as you pray and read through it. Enjoy…. As I am watching the Urbi … Continue reading

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Laetare Sunday… We Are Supposed to Rejoice?- Sermon From Fr. Royce Gregerson

“Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither he nor his parents sinned; it is so that the works of God might be made visible through him. We have to do the … Continue reading

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A Reminder For the Faithful

  During this difficult time when it seems that every aspect of our faith is being tested, or worse yet, stripped away, we the faithful have got to stay firm. We have got to buckle down on our prayer life. … Continue reading

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