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Tag Archives | February

Who do you trust?

Deacon’s Corner   There used to be a television game show called, “Who Do You Trust?”  Today’s Old Testament reading from Jeremiah begins, “Cursed is the man who trusts in human beings, who seeks his strength in flesh, whose heart turns away from the Lord.”  Our world is filled with distractions of money, sex, power, […]

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Love endures all

Pastor’s Pen       FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME   Dear Church Family, The reading from St. Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, where love is described, is a passage often used at marriages.  As you read that, especially the part that says, “Love is patient, love is kind, etc.”, say your own name, saying you are patient, […]

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Faith and Sacrifice

Deacon’s Corner   Our readings for today are about Faith and sacrifice.  God in His great love for us, has given us faith.  Faith for me is more important than any other gift.  Without true Faith and following with the strength of belief we are left to wallow in the diversions of this world. Let […]

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… He is ready to help us

Dear Church Family,   The Gospel has the leper coming to Jesus and Jesus is filled with compassion.  I emphasis that word compassion because our God is so merciful and so loving.  Here I am coming back from a wonderful vacation with family, friends and priest buddies.  It is just so good that I am […]

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SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

On our last two Sundays, the readings were about “The Light”.  Today’s readings are about following the commandments.  If you are reading this or in church Sunday, chances are pretty good that you follow the commandments.  But how closely do we follow them and are our lives the lights to help others follow them? God […]

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