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Persistence in Prayer

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary time, October 16, 2022 St. Augustine Catholic Church Persistence in Prayer I am incredibly grateful for being able to write and preach on these readings. I have never been disappointed in prayer. In our first reading from Exodus, we hear of Moses sending out Joshua to defend Israel from Amalek. While […]

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Focus on God!!

Pastor’s Pen Sunday, September 4, 2022 St. Augustine’s Catholic Church     Dear Church Family, Our Gospel this weekend from St. Luke shows Jesus trying to get our attention. He makes a very bold statement. “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters – yes, […]

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Our God is an awesome God.

FEAST OF THE ASCENSION Sunday, May 29, 2022 Our God is an awesome God He reigns from Heaven above With wisdom power and love Our God is an awesome God. Dear Church Family, There is incredible joy in loving and being loved by God, His Son and His Holy Spirit. Today’s scriptures speak of Jesus’ […]

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Easter 2022

Easter 2022 Today is a day of great joy! We celebrate the Resurrection, the coming back to life of Jesus. We don’t concentrate on the apostles and Jesus’ disciples, but we know how much they loved Him and how broken they were after His crucifixion and death. Not only was their friend killed, but He […]

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Jesus, I Trust You. 

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, June 13, 2021 Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Times Jesus, I Trust You.  God, Our Father, I Trust You. God Created Us. God Loves Us. He sent His Son to die for us. God is Almighty. We pray but we often forget as we are praying the magnificence of […]

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Thy Kingdom come, Thy Will be done.

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, October 4, 2020 Twenty-seventh Sunday of Ordinary Times Deacon’s Corner In today’s scriptures, both the reading from Isaiah and Matthew focus on vineyards representing the people of God. God is reminding us through the scriptures that He is the vine grower as well as the owner of the […]

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