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Deacon Roch’s Communication for June 26 2022

From the Deacon’s Desk | June 26, 2022| Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time “When the days for Jesus’ being taken up were fulfilled, he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem, and he sent messengers ahead of him.” ~  Luke 9:51 This weekend’s Gospel reading begins with the so-called travel narrative, which constitutes a significant and...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for June 19 2022

From the Pastor’s Desk | June 19, 2022 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ “Then taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, [Jesus] said the blessing over them, broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd. They all ate...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for June 12 2022

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, June 12, 2022 “I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now. But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth.” ~ John 16:12-13a Brothers and Sisters, Enough! We’ve all reached the point of exhaustion where we are no...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for June 5 2022

 Pentecost Sunday, June 5, 2022 Come Holy Spirit! ~ Sequence, Veni Sancte Spiritus   Brothers and Sisters, “Oh, let’s go fly a kite / Up to the highest height / Let’s go fly a kite and send it soaring…” The uplifting music from the film Mary Poppins is a cherished childhood memory of mine. The...

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Deacon Roch’s Communication for May 29 2022

From the Deacon’s Desk | May 29, 2022 | The Ascension of the Lord “This Jesus who has been taken up from you into heaven will return in the same way as you have seen him going into heaven.” ~ Acts 1:11 We have all had situations where we have needed to say “Goodbye” to...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for May 22 2022

The Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 22, 2022 The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you. ~John 14:23-29   Brothers and Sisters, “5-minute warning!” Often can be heard coming from the mouths of my siblings or sisters-in-law...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for May 15 2022

The Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 15, 2022 “[Paul and Barnabas] appointed elders for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting, commended them to the Lord in whom they had put their faith.” ~ Acts 14:23 Brothers and Sisters, I wish you continued Easter blessings, especially to our youth whom Archbishop Lori confirms...

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Deacon Roch’s Communication for May 8 2022

The fourth Sunday of Easter, May 8, 2022 “Jesus said: “My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish. No one can take them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for May 1 2022

The third Sunday of Easter, May 1, 2022 “The Sanhedrin ordered the apostles to stop speaking in the name of Jesus, and dismissed them. So they left the presence of the Sanhedrin, rejoicing that they had been found worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the name.” – Acts 5:40b-41 Brothers and Sisters, “Who’s...

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