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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...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the December 20, 2020

4th Sunday of Advent I 20 December 2020 “Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus.” -Matthew 1:26 Brothers and Sisters, The Lord is consistently communicating with his children. At times, his announcement comes through a divine messenger, like when the angel Gabriel visited Zechariah or the...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the December 13, 2020

3rd Sunday of Advent I 13 December 2020 “Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing. In all circumstances give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus. Do not quench the Spirit.” -1 Thessalonians 5:16-19   Brothers and Sisters, The rose candle we will light at Masses and in our homes, today...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the December 6, 2020

2nd Sunday of Advent I 06 December 2020 “Comfort, give comfort to my people, says your God.” -Isaiah 40:1   Brothers and Sisters, As John the Baptist called the faithful to make preparations for the coming of the Savior, our parish continues to make-ready and call others to open themselves to the presence of the...

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Important Communication Update

December 14, 2020, 2:39 PM After recovering and waiting a few extra days, and with clearance from the State Health Department, Father Mike is able to leave quarantine and he looks forward to celebrating Mass, offering the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and is available to parishioners for pastoral needs. Many thanks for all the prayers and...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the November 29, 2020

1st Sunday of Advent I 29 November 2020 “Yet, O Lord, you are our father; we are the clay and you the potter: we are all the work of your hands.” -Isaiah 64:7 Brothers and Sisters, It’s all about time. To that end, we all long for an end to 2020. Understandably, this is a...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the November 22, 2020

22 November 2020 | Solemnity of the Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe I myself will pasture my sheep; I myself will give them rest, says the Lord God. The lost I will seek out, the strayed I will bring back, the injured I will bind up, the sick I will heal… -Ezekiel 34:15-16a...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the November 15, 2020

15 November 2020 “Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master’s joy.” -Matthew 25:21 Brothers and Sisters, In this week’s Gospel, the familiar parable of the talents challenges us to consider a few concepts. How should we best develop...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the November 8, 2020

8 November 2020 “For taking thought of wisdom is the perfection of prudence, and whoever for her sake keeps vigil shall quickly be free from care.” -Wisdom 6:15 Brothers and Sisters, Many of us are exhausted from the pandemic’s impact and what has been an incredibly divisive election season. Though difficult, let’s take a minute...

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