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FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT 2017

Dear Church Family, All week long I’ve been praying for healing especially, for all those whom we anointed.  It was such a sign of hope and courage, especially for my friend Fr. Bob Bousaubin, who was associate pastor at St. Rose and then pastor at St. Engelbert’s He was so very much around our North […]

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FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT 2017

In our Gospel today, Christ heals the man born blind.  Jesus tells His disciples that this man’s disability is not because of his or his parent’s sinfulness but rather to be able to show the goodness of God in Jesus’ healing of him. Oh, how we are always ready to accuse or blame or find […]

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THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT – 2017

Dear Church Family, You who are journeying with me in a special way during this Lenten Season I want you to know I really enjoyed the Gospel today.  As we journey into this third week of Lent, in my reflection I have an interpretation that might be the right interpretation or just one of many […]

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SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT 2017

A word from Deacon Ed    Father Bob’s homily this past Sunday centered on the word “longing”.  Of course, the “longing”, refers to our longing to be one with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  Our ultimate goal of being in Heaven is based on our achieving that longing.  But the unstated and most incredible […]

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FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT 2017

A word from Fr. Bob Again we, as a Church Family, enter into the Sacred Season of Lent together.  We proclaimed very strongly our dedication to making our faith more alive on Wednesday as we received the ashes.  We also burned up the palms used for ashes, and we put in our promises of what […]

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FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT

Dear Church Family, We are more than half way through Lent and I reflect especially on the goodness of the Lord. The psalmist says, “The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with joy.” Church family, that is my feelings for tomorrow as I celebrate my 52nd anniversary as a padre. Certainly […]

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FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT

Dear Church Family, Traditionally we welcome the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick for all those who stand in need of healing. To me this anointing with the help of our good Francian Priest, Friar Ed, we pray for healings whatever comes to your mind and heart with confidence that all is well. We […]

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SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT

A word from—Fr. Chris Master, it is good for us to be here. There is a story of a young talented priest whom his bishop tipped for further studies overseas, promising him of becoming a potential bishop after his theological studies as well as for his dedicated life. The young priest accepted this promise to […]

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