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TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

“Smell like the sheep” Pope Francis used this image challenging the Catholic community and all people to get down and dirty by loving, helping and entering into the many hurts and tragedies in our society. We find two stories, 1200 years apart, John telling Jesus that a man was casting out demons in His name. […]

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TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

A WORD FROM FR. BOB   Dear Church Family, More evil than ever, you hear these words and you probably agree there is so much evil. It comes to us on the news and in the newspaper. There is just so many tendencies for people to do evil things. Certainly when we talk about this […]

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TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, A confusing word we hear in our theology is the word, “justification” which means that God gives us the totally free gift of faith, salvation and He saves us. At the same time while feeling His gift upon us, we are called to do good work. So we hear very challenging passages […]

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TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

“Master to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.” These are the words of Peter in today’s Gospel. Later he says, “We have come to believe and are convinced that you are the Holy One of God.” Wow!!! Peter and the other apostles have the gift of faith. In todays’ world, […]

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TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, I’m on vacation but we welcome our Missionary Priest who will tell us about his ministry. It is so good to be aware that we are a Universal Church. Certainly for over 50 years we have supported our on own missionaries sent to Bolivia and Chile. Today we welcome this fine missionary. […]

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NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, At Debra Lancaster’s home-going last Monday, we had so many people that wanted to give condolences. There were people from many different churches the Mormons, Pentecostals, Sanctified. Our dear Bea Logan had to get up and say, “We really have to cut the remarks to two minutes for sure.” This one bishop […]

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EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family,   It is very important in my spiritual journey that I have the Bread of Life. I know that the Bread of Life is Jesus and I hear in the concluding words of the Gospel, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in […]

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SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, Sometimes when a few extra people come over and you don’t think you have enough food, it is enough. Sometimes you think your little efforts of cheering someone up in their struggles isn’t enough, but sometimes when many others also pitch in then the person is uplifted. Sometimes we don’t think we […]

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