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Deacon Roch’s Communication for Oct 23 2022

Oct. 23, 2022 | Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” ~ Matthew 23:12   Our Sunday readings continue to focus on prayer. While the widow who relentlessly sought a just decision from last week’s Gospel taught us the importance of persistence, this week’s...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Oct 16 2022

From the Pastor’s Desk | October 16, 2022 | Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time …pray always without becoming weary. ~ Luke 15:18-19   Brothers and Sisters, “Inconceivable!” The quirky romance and adventure film, The Princess Bride, has captivated the attention of generations since it first debuted in theaters in 1987. The story is a classic...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Oct 9 2022

From the Pastor’s Desk | October 9, 2022 | Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time “And one of them, realizing he had been healed, returned, glorifying God in a loud voice; and he fell at the feet of Jesus and thanked him.” ~ Luke 17:15-16a   Brothers and Sisters, “Behold, I make all things new.” The...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Oct 2 2022

From the Pastor’s Desk | Oct. 2, 2022 | Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time “The apostles said to the Lord, ‘Increase our faith.” ~ Luke 17:5-10   Brothers and Sisters, I have an indelible image of my father, taking a rare minute to relax in the TV room on his recliner, snacking on a bag...

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Deacon Roch’s Communication for Sept 25 2022

Sept. 25, 2022 | Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time “Blessed is he who keeps faith forever, secures justice for the oppressed, gives food to the hungry.” ~Ps 146:7, 8-9, 9-10   Brothers and Sisters, I love this time of year as the weather cools and the humidity finally leaves us, and we welcome football season...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Sept 18 2022

From the Pastor’s Desk | Sept. 18, 2022, | Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time “Hear this, you who trample upon the needy and destroy the poor of the land!” ~ Amos 8:4   Brothers and Sisters, Living approximately 750 years before Jesus, Amos preached at a time of relative peace and prosperity. Still, his message...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Sept 11 2022

From the Pastor’s Desk | Sept. 12, 2022, | Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time I shall get up and go to my father and I shall say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I no longer deserve to be called your son; treat me as you would treat one of...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Sept 4 2022

From the Pastor’s Desk | Sept. 4, 2022, | Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time “Who can know God’s counsel, or who can conceive what the Lord intends?” – Wisdom 9:13   Brothers and Sisters, A message, combined with the confidence of its messenger, can be powerful. Like when I was younger, and I was tempted...

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Deacon Roch’s Communication for Aug 28 2022

From the Pastor’s Desk | Aug 28, 2022, | Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time “For every one who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” – Luke 14:11   Brothers and Sisters, Pope Saint John XXIII, who led our Church from 1958 to 1963, is considered one of...

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