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Our Response to COVID-19

2020-04-03T12:44:04+00:00

Out of concern for our employees, our customers and our neighbors we serve, SVdP NKY will temporarily close our thrift stores and donation centers. This temporary closing will enable us to play our part in following recommended social distancing practices and will give us the opportunity to thoroughly clean and disinfect our facilities.

Our Response to COVID-192020-04-03T12:44:04+00:00

April 5- Palm Sunday

2020-03-31T15:54:05+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts April 5 – Palm Sunday Palm Sunday has arrived.  Things are moving and changing so quickly and yet time seems to be moving so slowly.  We go from our Lord’s jubilant entry into Jerusalem to less than a week later hearing the cries of “My God, my God, why have

April 5- Palm Sunday2020-03-31T15:54:05+00:00

March 29- Fifth Sunday in Lent

2020-03-24T15:11:57+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts March 29 – Fifth Sunday in Lent Our gospel this weekend is the story of Jesus bringing back to life Lazarus from Bethany.  Of particular note is the end of the passage when Jesus cries out in a loud voice “Lazarus, come out.”  And when Lazarus came out, he instructed

March 29- Fifth Sunday in Lent2020-03-24T15:11:57+00:00

March 22- Fourth Sunday in Lent

2020-03-16T15:03:19+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts March 22 – Fourth Sunday in Lent We are in the midst of our Lenten journey.  Our readings this week take on a tone of calling us out of the darkness into the light.  “Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will give you light.”  This passage

March 22- Fourth Sunday in Lent2020-03-16T15:03:19+00:00

March 15- Third Sunday in Lent

2020-03-10T13:07:39+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts March 15 – Third Sunday in Lent Our readings this week speak to a constant tension that exists in our relationship with God as we journey from sinfulness through conversion toward complete humility, trust and obedience to His will and plan for us.  The first reading talks about

March 15- Third Sunday in Lent2020-03-10T13:07:39+00:00

March 8- Second Sunday in Lent

2020-03-03T14:34:18+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts March 8 – Second Sunday in Lent This week we find ourselves between extreme opposites.  We go from the depths of the dessert where we are confronted with temptation, despair, hunger, weakness and darkness as we come face to face with the devil and all his cunning; to the

March 8- Second Sunday in Lent2020-03-03T14:34:18+00:00

March 1- First Sunday in Lent

2020-02-25T16:11:43+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts   March 1 – First Sunday in Lent   On Ash Wednesday, in our Gospel Acclamation, we hear the refrain from Psalm 95, “If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.”  Immediately after the gospel, in the prayer for the blessing of ashes, the first words we hear are “O

March 1- First Sunday in Lent2020-02-25T16:11:43+00:00

February 23- Seventh Sunday Ordinary Time

2020-02-17T15:44:06+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts February 23 – Seventh Sunday Ordinary Time Our first reading this week kind of sets the table for us.  It comes from Leviticus which is a very important book from the Old Testament but a seldom read book in our lectionary cycle.  You could think of it as a

February 23- Seventh Sunday Ordinary Time2020-02-17T15:44:06+00:00