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Pastor’s Column – Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time – November 3, 2019

Dear Sisters and Brothers, When speaking of the church's mission to the world, Pope Francis likes to use the phrase, "the existential peripheries." The church should not be turned in on itself but should reach [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 27, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, One lady was not feeling well and made an appointment to see a doctor. A doctor began by asking his new patient some basic  questions. “Do you drink at [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 20, 2019

My sisters and brothers in Christ Jesus,   The Second Letter to Timothy, from which our second reading comes today, tells us this piece of wisdom: “You have known the sacred Scriptures, which are capable of [...]

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Reflection – Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 13, 2019

Reflection: Gratitude Once there was a young man, who had never thought of donating blood. But then his father got very ill and was hospitalized. One day the son was sitting by his father’s bedside [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time- October 13, 2019

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Israel and Syria (which is north of Israel and Jordan) have been fighting with each other for centuries. Today’s first reading takes us back to 850 BC.  They were at war [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 6, 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters,   I have often heard people say, "I wish I had stronger faith." And there have been times when I have said the same thing myself. We usually make such statements [...]

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