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Well done!

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, November 15, 2020 Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Times Dear Church Family, When we come together at 9 o’clock, I feel so refreshed and uplifted and we make a difference in a very soulful worship. I can remember years back on one evening at the Cathedral Basilica, that Bishop […]

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Be watchful for no man knows the hour when the Son of Man will come

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, November 8, 2020 Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Times Dear Church Family, Today’s scripture lesson touches upon all our lives. The symbolic parable about the ten virgins can be any one of us. It is really about preparing. We have all been caught up in activities, events, or happenings […]

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Do what you must do, but make sure you give the Lord’s His first

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, October 18, 2020 Twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Times Dear Church Family, Here we are on the twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary time hearing from the Prophet Isaiah that you are called and thanking the Lord that He saved the Israelite people.  They are our spiritual ancestors in faith by […]

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He will give us a feast

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, October 11, 2020 Twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Times   Dear church family, Today’s message is about having a Mountain Banquet and responding to God’s invitation for total union with Hi.  All of these are symbols of God loving us and providing for us.  Many times we use as […]

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Not seven times but seventy-seven times

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, September 13, 2020   Twenty-fourth Sunday of Ordinary Times My Brothers and Sisters, In the African parlance before Christianity came, the slogan about forgiveness is limited to three times. In the Jewish milieu, it was seven times and no more. But in our Christian era, Christ has taught […]

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Love is the fulfillment of the Law

Pastor’s Pen Sunday, September 6, 2020   Dear Church, It is all about “love” and that’s what we should do all of our lives, is to love one another.  We have good directions proclaimed in all of our readings, especially in the second reading from Paul’s Letter to the Romans.  He says, “owe nothing to […]

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What does discipleship mean…

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, August 30, 2020 Twenty-second Sunday of Ordinary Times Dear Church Family, Today we celebrate our 28th anniversary of St. Augustine as our spiritual leader. We really picked a good one twenty-eight years ago. It seems that today we have to give our all and all because that is […]

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We must lead by love, of both God and man

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, August 23, 2020 Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Times Deacon’s Corner Doing the will of God can be very difficult for some in today’s society because many have trouble relinquishing authority over themselves to others.  Parents have trouble getting respect. Police have trouble getting respect. Teachers have trouble getting […]

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