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Pastor’s Column – The Baptism of the Lord – January 13, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, This Sunday feast of the Baptism of the Lord signals the end of the Christmas season and the beginning of "Ordinary Time." The church's liturgical calendar now begins its long reflection [...]

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Pastor’s Column – The Epiphany of the Lord – January 6, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers,   On a cold morning three palm fruit farmers were warming themselves by the fireside. Soon two of them were engaged in a heated debate comparing their religions to decide which [...]

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Pastor’s Column – The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph – December 30, 2018

Dear sisters and brothers,   The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph is a model for all families. Being a Holy Family does not mean that everything was smooth for them. It was a [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Fourth Sunday of Advent – December 23, 2018

My sisters and brothers in Christ,   Today’s readings afford us the opportunity to focus on our individual wills in relation to the Advent of Our Lord and Savior. John Cassian, an early Church father, [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Third Sunday of Advent – December 16, 2018

  My sisters and brothers in Christ,   The joy of Advent!  And, a hidden fee. The joy that comes into our hearts as we think of God becoming a baby in order to save [...]

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Pastor’s Column – 2nd Sunday of Advent – December 9, 2018

  Dear brothers and sisters,   This Sunday is always John the Baptist proclaiming the Messiah. It is wonderful and we can sense the joy of the Baptist. God is sending a Redeemer. We know [...]

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