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Dear St. Mary Parish Community,   Information and response to the spread of COVID-19 (the current coronavirus) continues to change rapidly. We are grateful that this virus has not had a significant impact in our community to date but realize we must act in a proactive way to protect our community and the communities beyond. [...]

By |2020-03-19T13:19:19-05:00March 19th, 2020|Fr. Valery, Front Page|0 Comments

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