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Let your Light shine in the darkness

Pastor’s Pen Sunday,February 5, 2023 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time St. Augustine Catholic Church Dear Church Family, The theme of this week’s readings is Light. “Let your Light shine in the darkness. Don’t hide it under a bushel basket.”  Light shines on us and from us sometimes in very humble ways and even then it […]

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I am a new me!

Pastor’s Pen Sunday, January 22, 2023 Third Sunday in Ordinary Time St. Augustine Catholic Church     Dear Church Family, I can remember back to a retreat I made in 1973 that has had an effect on me to this day. I told my friends and parishioners that “I am a new me!”  As you […]

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Thank God in 2023

Pastor’s Pen January 1, 2023 Thanks for God & Mary in 2023 St. Augustine Catholic Church   Dear Church Family, A Joyous New Year to each of you! It’s time to “ponder” concerning all the main and significant events in your life during the past year. We should “ponder” the significance of the Blessed Virgin […]

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Nativity of the Lord

Pastor’s Pen December 25, 2022 Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) St. Augustine Catholic Church Dear Wonderful, Christ-centered Church Family, Here we are again for the 30th time celebrating together the Birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Alleluia!!  We have gone through birth, death and now resurrection. Praise God!!  Alleluia, again!! We celebrated Christmas […]

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Repent, for the Kingdom of God is at hand

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, December 4, 2022 Second Sunday of Advent   Dear Church Family, Needless to say, the poetry of the Prophet Isaiah is truly striking in showing that animals and humans can get along together. Therefore, we need, here in the second Sunday of Advent, to pray all week long […]

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Encourage your hearts

Pastor’s Pen November 6, 2022 Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time St. Augustine Catholic Church   My Dear Church Family, As I celebrate my 84th  birthday, my 85th year of living in the Lord. I am encouraged to respond to the people that I meet when they ask me, “How are you doing?”  I am telling […]

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