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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Dec 5, 2021

2nd Sunday of Advent December  5, 2021 For God has commanded that every lofty mountain be made low, and that the age-old depths and gorges be filled to level ground, that Israel may advance secure in the glory of God. ~ Baruch 5:7 Brothers and Sisters, How far into the distance can you see? The human...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Nov 28, 2021

1st Sunday of Advent November  28, 2021 People will die of fright in anticipation of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. ~ Luke 21:26-27 Brothers and Sisters, After God...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Nov 21, 2021

 November 21, 2021 Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe “His dominion is an everlasting dominion that shall not be taken away, his kingship shall not be destroyed.” ~ Daniel 7:14b Brothers and Sisters, Toast, popcorn, pretzels, and jellybeans! Despite these unorthodox ingredients provided by his sidekicks, Charlie Brown does his best...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Nov 14, 2021

 November 14, 2021  O Lord, my allotted portion and my cup, you it is who hold fast my lot. I set the LORD ever before me; with him at my right hand, I shall not be disturbed. ~ Psalm 16:5,8 Brothers and Sisters, Personally, I’ve not had much luck winning a tug-of-war challenge. So I’m...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Oct 31, 2021

 October 31, 2021  Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone! Therefore, you shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength. – Deuteronomy 6:4-5 Brothers and Sisters, Happy Halloween! That familiar exclamation fills our neighborhoods this time of year –...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Oct 24, 2021

 October 24, 2021  On hearing that it was Jesus of Nazareth, [Bartimaeus] began to cry out and say, “Jesus, son of David, have pity on me.” ~ Mark 10:47 Brothers and Sisters, What’s the difference between pity and piety? An e, — obviously. The Letter to the Hebrews describes Jesus as the high priest with four...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Oct 17, 2021

 October 17, 2021    Jesus said to [James and John], “You do not know what you are asking. Can you drink the cup that I drink or be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?” – Mark 10:38 Brothers and Sisters, We’ve all likely been on the receiving end of a not-too-friendly gaze...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Oct 10, 2021

 October 10, 2021    “Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said to him, ‘You are lacking in one thing. Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.'” – Mark 10:21 Brothers and Sisters, What’s your one thing? Seeking a formula for...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Oct 3, 2021

 October 3, 2021    “The Lord God said: “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a suitable partner for him.” Genesis 2:18 Is solitude good? In my childhood, information on almost any area of interest or topic could be found in those large and heavy volumes called encyclopedias. Among...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Sept 26, 2021

 September 26, 2021  There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name who can at the same time speak ill of me. For whoever is not against us is for us.” – -Mark 9:39b-40 Brothers & Sisters, Life is a comedy. Comedy is an art form that predates the current movie genre,...

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