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Fr. Mike’s Communication for April 24 2022

Divine Mercy Sunday, April 24, 2022 “His mercy endures forever.” ~ Cf. Psalm 118 Happy Easter! In calling for a year dedicated to Mercy back in 2015, Pope Francis encouraged us to reflect and pray upon the “face of the Father’s mercy,” who is our Lord, Jesus Christ. These celebrations over Holy Week and the Easter...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for April 17 2022

Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022 Peter proceeded to speak and said: “You know what has happened all over Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached, how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power.” ~ Acts 10:34a,37-43 Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter! No one was prepared for the first Easter. There...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for April 10 2022

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion, April 10, 2022 When the hour came, Jesus took his place at table with the apostles. ~ Luke 22:14 Brothers and Sisters, The moment God-ordained from the beginning; the very axis creation rests, has finally arrived! During the wedding at Cana, Mary points out what is lacking, telling her...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for April 3 2022

5th Sunday of Lent 2022 – Passiontide Just one thing: forgetting what lies behind but straining forward to what lies ahead, I continue my pursuit toward the goal, the prize of God’s upward calling, in Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 3:13b-14 Brothers and Sisters, As together we enter the remaining two weeks of Lent, known as...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Mar 27 2022

Fourth Sunday of Lent 2022 “My son, you are here with me always; everything I have is yours. But now we must celebrate and rejoice, because your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.” ~ Luke 15:31-21 Brothers and Sisters, It’s easy to understand how the...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Mar 20 2022

Third Sunday of Lent 2022 Moses said to God, “But when I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ if they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ what am I to tell them?” God replied, “I am who am.” ~ Exodus 3:13-14a Brothers and...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Mar 13 2022

Second Sunday of Lent 2022 He will change our lowly body to conform with his glorified body by the power that enables him also to bring all things into subjection to himself. ~ Philippians 3:21 Brothers and Sisters, When we think about the impacts of our sinfulness, we may be tempted to despair, thinking, “how...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Mar 6 2022

First Sunday of Lent 2022 Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil. ~ Luke 4:1-2a Brothers and Sisters, On Ash Wednesday, when we received ashes, we heard one of two phrases, “Repent and believe...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Feb 27 2022

Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time | February 27, 2022 “You hypocrite! Remove the wooden beam from your eye first; then you will see clearly to remove the splinter in your brother’s eye.” – Luke 6:42b Brothers and Sisters, I wanted to thank those who contributed or pledged on behalf of the 2022 Annual Appeal for...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for Feb 20 2022

Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time | February 20, 2022 “But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your consolation. Woe to you who are filled now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will grieve and weep. Woe to you when all speak well of you,...

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