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Pastor’s Column – Fifth Sunday of Lent – April 7, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, Mercy and Forgiveness The Scripture readings of the fifth Sunday of Lent continue to offer lessons about God's startling mercy and compassion. God does not dwell on the sins of the [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Fourth Sunday of Lent – March 31, 2019

Let's first set the context of today's gospel reading. Liturgically, today's readings find us in cycle C of the Lenten lectionary. The Lenten gospels of Sundays three, four, and five form a triptych. In the [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Third Sunday of Lent – March 24, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, Jesus employs very strong words in the Gospel today.  We are called to repentance.  We must break free from our slavery to sins and seek to do good.  Jesus is very [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Second Sunday of Lent – March 17, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, What would you do if you witnessed a phenomenon in the heavens such as has been reported at Fatima or Lourdes or Medjegorie? Would you fall down on your knees? Or [...]

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Pastor’s Column – First Sunday of Lent – March 10, 2019

My sisters and brothers in the Lord, Can you remember the last time you struggled to successfully complete a task at home, at work, or at school?  Do you remember the relief that you felt [...]

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Pastor’s Column – Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time – March 3, 2019

Dear sisters and brothers, Just as an orchard is judged by the quality of its fruit, so a person’s talk shows what kind of person he is. (First Reading)  This links with what Jesus says [...]

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