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Tag Archives | January

Receive the word of God

Pastor’s Pen THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME A WORD FROM FR. BOB   Dear Church Family, I need help!  I need you to help me to be built up in the body of Christ.  Just the other night when I heard all the beautiful music at the Cathedral led by Simeon and Danny, I knew […]

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THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

Deacon’s Corner   THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD We, as fully human beings, are often at a complete loss for understanding God.  He has given us the gift of faith because we are incapable of fully understanding.  God sent His only begotten Son to not only redeem us but to become one with us.  In […]

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Closer to God

A word from Deacon Ed   Our scriptures for today and the next 2 1/2 weeks recount Jesus’ Authority and the beginning of His public ministry.  In today’s Gospel He comes to Capernaum and teaches in the temple and even drives out an unclean spirit in a man in the temple.  We are being prepared […]

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FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

A word from Fr. Bob   Dear Church Family, This gospel passage (Matt 5:1-12a) of The Beatitudes are Sacred Attitudes of more than good living, more than even gospel values in a way all centered on love, inner strength, caring, outreach and service to others. All this is encapsulated (gathered together) in these eight little […]

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FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, We have entered into this special month of February, Black History Month, Ground Hog Day, Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, Mardi Gras and the Beginning of Lent. The Word of God today certainly has a message of calling us to evangelize. “Leave everything and follow me.” This is calling us to be like […]

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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 so often used at marriages. As you read that, especially the part that “Love is patient, love is kind, etc.” say your own name, saying you are patient, you are kind, you are not jealous, you […]

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