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Pastor’s Column – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – February 17, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, Compared to the majority of people in the world, most of us who are reading this are relatively rich. We rarely, if ever, experience involuntary hunger or serious maltreatment by others. [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – February 10, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, The first Reading tells of the call of Isaiah to the ministry of prophecy. In a vision in the Temple God reveals himself to Isaiah as the All-holy One. The vision [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – February 3, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, Like so many prophets before and after him, Jesus was rejected by his own people. They couldn’t take the truth he was telling them. Let us reflect for a moment on [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – January 20, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,   The first reading comes from the so-called Third Isaiah and is essentially an oracle of salvation. It consists of a prophetic promise of deliverance developed through the use [...]

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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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