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Called to be Servants

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, January 17, 2021 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time   Deacon’s Corner Called to be Servants In our Gospel today, St. John the Baptist says upon seeing Jesus, “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world”. And then he says, “Now I have come […]

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I will rejoice hardily in the Lord

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, December 13, 2020 Third Sunday of Advent Dear Church Family, With Isaiah I proclaim, “I will rejoice hardily in the Lord. In my God is the joy of my soul, Alleluia! He has robed me with salvation and wrapped me in a mantle of justice.” Then there is […]

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We are all the work of your hands

Pastor’s Pen Sunday, November 29, 2020 Dear Church Family, Today is the beginning of our new church year where we are called to a closer walk with the Lord and we heard the prophet Isaiah say these words, “Oh, Lord, you are our Father.  We are the clay and you are the potter.  We are […]

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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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You must love your neighbor as yourself.

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, October 25, 2020 Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Times My Brothers and Sisters, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.  Matthew 22:34-40 During our years in the Minor Seminary, each time our rector enters the conference hall to give us a conference, he would yell in Latin with an […]

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