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Not seven times but seventy-seven times

Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, September 13, 2020   Twenty-fourth Sunday of Ordinary Times My Brothers and Sisters, In the African parlance before Christianity came, the slogan about forgiveness is limited to three times. In the Jewish milieu, it was seven times and no more. But in our Christian era, Christ has taught […]

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Love is the fulfillment of the Law

Pastor’s Pen Sunday, September 6, 2020   Dear Church, It is all about “love” and that’s what we should do all of our lives, is to love one another.  We have good directions proclaimed in all of our readings, especially in the second reading from Paul’s Letter to the Romans.  He says, “owe nothing to […]

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Lord, take over, please

Pastor’s Pen   Church Family, The Lord has spoken to us in very powerful language this Sunday.  The book of Wisdom also tells us that we must put God first in our lives and let go of all that is not of the Lord.  We hear also in the second reading of Paul’s letter to […]

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Walk the walk

             Pastor’s Pen      A Word from Fr. Bob Dear Church Family, Building on the image I gave you last week from St. Bernard in the 12th century, I challenge you, like he suggested, to be a reservoir filled with God’s love.  Then you will always have an overflowing to give […]

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