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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the Feb. 28, 2021

28 February 2021 – 2nd Sunday of Lent “My little children, your hearts are small, but prayer stretches them and makes them capable of loving God. Through prayer, we receive a foretaste of heaven and something of paradise comes down upon us. Prayer never leaves us without sweetness. It’s honey that flows into the souls...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the Feb. 21, 2021

21 February 2021 – 1st Sunday of Lent “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” Brothers and Sisters, “Isn’t there anyone who knows what Lent is all about?!”  In the spirit of this quandary, try and recall Charlie Brown’s similar question regarding Christmas,...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the Feb. 14, 2021

14 February 2021 Lent 2021 – A Journey Brothers and Sisters, Each Lent, we set upon a short journey, 46 days. We commit to practice prayer, penance, and fasting. As individuals and families, we hope to strengthen our faith, reducing the grip that sin has on our lives, and become more aware of God’s graces....

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the Feb. 7, 2021

7 February 2021 Is not man’s life on earth a drudgery? Are not his days those of hirelings? He is a slave who longs for the shade, a hireling who waits for his wages. So I have been assigned months of misery, and troubled nights have been allotted to me. -Job 7:1-3 Brothers and Sisters,...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the January 31, 2021

Catholic Schools Week | 31 January 2021 All were amazed and asked one another, “What is this? A new teaching with authority. He commands even the unclean spirits and they obey him.” -Mark 1:21-28 Brothers and Sisters, The Word of God is powerful; his holy word offers healing and mercy and can evoke monumental change....

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the January 24, 2021

24 January 2021 Jesus said to them, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Then they abandoned their nets and followed him. -Mark 1:17 Brothers and Sisters, God chooses the most unexpected people to deliver his message. We need to look no further than today’s first reading to prove this fact....

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the January 17, 2021

17 January 2021 Then Eli understood that the Lord was calling the youth. So he said to Samuel, “Go to sleep, and if you are called, reply, Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.” -1 Samuel 3:8b-9 Brothers and Sisters,   Young Samuel discerning the voice of God, with the help of his mentor and...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the January 10, 2021

The Baptism of the Lord 10 January 2021 “On coming up out of the water he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit, like a dove, descending upon him.” -Mark 1:10 Brothers and Sisters, Before Jesus embarked on his formal ministry to offer his Father’s healing and proclaim his kingdom, all four Gospels...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the January 3, 2021

The Epiphany of the Lord 3 January 2021 “They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house They saw the child with Mary, his mother. They prostrated themselves and did him homage. Then they opened their treasures and offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” -Matthew 2:10-11 Merry Christmas, Happy New...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the December 24, 2020

The Nativity of Our Lord 25 December 2020 “Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus.” -Matthew 1:26 Merry Christmas! In our attempt to understand the great mystery of God’s desire to dwell among us, humans have created multitudes of creative content from traditional hymns to...