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THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, We see Jesus with a dream in the synagogue as He reads the Scripture, rolls up the scroll, saying: “Today these Words have been fulfilled.” We see Mary dreaming and pondering. We are aware of Dr. Martin Luther King’s constant dream that we now have to dream in order to make it […]

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FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

Dear Church Family and Guest of the Mobsters, Welcome, welcome, welcome in the name of Jesus! May the joy of the Lord be present in your heart as you celebrate in the sacred Word and the sacred ceremony this great Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. This is the end of the Christmas season […]

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THE EPIPHANY OF LORD

Dear Church, This is the Feast Day of Light, Epiphany meaning manifestation. The manifestation of our Lord to the world, symbolized by the wise men, all people still adore Him and we do too. Isaiah proclaims so powerfully a message of hope saying, “Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of […]

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FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Dear Family Church, Expected celebration of the real meaning of Christmas, church family members and guests. Who would have “thunk it”? Church family, very unlikely, surprisingly way out of the ordinary, people of God would have been aware of the great miracle to come in very ordinary, simple, poverty-related way of God entering into our […]

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THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Dear Family Church, The questions to ask others that enter into your life during this Gaudete “Rejoice Sunday” where pink vestments are worn as a symbol of joy are: “Tell me about yourself!” or “How are you?” We should sit back and give the impression that they have the invitation to tell about how they […]

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SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Dear Church, I sure enjoyed our Unity Mass last Sunday of bringing us all together on the first Sunday Advent. All of us, as we hear in the Sacred Word today, prepare one another and the whole Church for the coming of the Kingdom. We do that by love, of course. “Our work and preparation […]

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FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Dear Church Family, Alleluia! 23 years later we are celebrating our Unity Mass once again. God has been so good to us. I don’t know about you but I feel wondrously blessed and I am so glad I have shared almost half of my priesthood with you. Alleluia! We begin a new Church Year with […]

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