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Pastor’s Column – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – February 23, 2020

Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18, 1 Corinthians 3:16-23, Matthew 5:38-48     Whispers in the Temple of the Holy Spirit   My friend Judy Logue has a wonderful title for her book on forgiveness: ‘Forgiving the People You Love to Hate.’ Forgiving is not easy, especially those who have hurt and damaged us deeply, or those whose [...]

By |2020-02-21T10:06:47-06:00February 21st, 2020|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – February 16, 2020

Sirach 15:15-20, 1 Corinthians 2:6-10, Matthew 5:17-37   Dear Sister & Brothers,   Today’s readings call us to a high standard. In fact, the gospel includes two of the most controversial texts in the whole New Testament-one that suggests we should cut off any body part that causes us to sin, and another that rejects [...]

By |2020-02-18T14:33:09-06:00February 18th, 2020|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

Pastor’s Column – The Epiphany of the Lord – January 5, 2020

  Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord                                                  Is 60:1-6, Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6, Mt 2:1-12    Dear sisters and brothers in the Lord,   Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you!  This great solemnity of the Epiphany is about God showing Himself to us, in so many ways.  Yet, unless [...]

By |2020-02-14T19:17:05-06:00January 3rd, 2020|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments