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FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Dear Church Family, Alleluia! 23 years later we are celebrating our Unity Mass once again. God has been so good to us. I don’t know about you but I feel wondrously blessed and I am so glad I have shared almost half of my priesthood with you. Alleluia! We begin a new Church Year with […]

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SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS

Dear Church Family, Today, All Saints and tomorrow, All Souls Days we remember our deceased loved ones whom we have prayed for and had special memorial prayers and also those who were in bereavement this past year. We have written letters to their families and loved ones. Also closer to home, we think of various […]

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TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, It was a wonderful delight to have the Joyous Family of St. Cronan come and worship with us last year. We welcome you again! Your visit was truly one of the highlights of our year. We enjoyed worshipping together and getting to know you from across the city and across racial lines. […]

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TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Dear Church Family, Those of us who are older adults do our annual physical where tests are carried out to find what things are in order in our body and where there are deficiencies which we must work on to ensure healthy living. This is similar to the man in the Gospel who approached Jesus […]

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TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

“Smell like the sheep” Pope Francis used this image challenging the Catholic community and all people to get down and dirty by loving, helping and entering into the many hurts and tragedies in our society. We find two stories, 1200 years apart, John telling Jesus that a man was casting out demons in His name. […]

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TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

A WORD FROM FR. BOB   Dear Church Family, More evil than ever, you hear these words and you probably agree there is so much evil. It comes to us on the news and in the newspaper. There is just so many tendencies for people to do evil things. Certainly when we talk about this […]

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