September 24th 2017 – 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Dear Parishioners, Everyone has a sense of justice ─ that voice of conscience that tells us what is right and what is not. You might feel it’s an injustice at work when someone gets the promotion you felt you earned. In school, the student who studied hard for the test and got a C certainly […]

September 17th 2017 – 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Dear Parishioners, Last Thursday we have celebrated the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. We live in a world where debates among strangers can rage across an Internet blog. We recognize that everyone seems to have an opinion and we accept that everyone is entitled to that opinion. We applaud a broad egalitarianism […]

September 10th 2017 – 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Dear Parishioners, Last Friday we have celebrated the Fest of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Celebrations of the birthdays of saints are very rare in the Church’s calendar. Instead, we tend to celebrate the day they died and were born into eternal life. In addition to Christmas, only two others have this privilege: […]

September 3rd 2017 – 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Dear Parishioners, “No pain, no gain” is a common phrase which reminds us of the fact that sacrifice is almost always required in order to accomplish things that are important. The saying holds true with regard to growing in our love for the Lord and living as faithful disciples of Jesus as well. In the […]

August 27th 2017 – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Dear Parishioners, Handing over a set of keys is a symbolic gesture, even in our world today. Handing over the car keys to a new driver expresses trust in them, even though they are inexperienced and it may be frightening to do so. Handing over the keys to your home may mean you trust someone […]