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Compassion

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, February 14, 2021 Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Dear Church Family, Today’s Gospel has the leper coming to Jesus and Jesus is filled with compassion. I emphasize that word, compassion, because our God is so merciful and so loving. Here I am, after spending a little time with […]

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HUMILITY, KEY TO A LOVING HUMANITY

Deacon’s Corner HUMILITY, KEY TO A LOVING HUMANITY When we are full of ourselves, we are not full of God. God does not reside within a prideful heart, because there is no room for Him.  I am sure we have all met someone who is so confident of their own self, that no one else […]

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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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