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August 16- Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

2020-08-11T15:11:15+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts August 16 – Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 15 – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Our readings this weekend focus on two woman who appear to have little to do with each other, but actually have two essential traits in common.  The Blessed Virgin Mary and the Canaanite

August 16- Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time2020-08-11T15:11:15+00:00

June 7- Most Holy Trinity Sunday

2020-06-16T14:04:27+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts June 7 – Most Holy Trinity Sunday This week we celebrate the Most Holy Trinity – God’s perfection!  We are at the very core of God's Love. We are made in the image of God, Through the Trinity, God helps to draw us in. In the sign of the cross,

June 7- Most Holy Trinity Sunday2020-06-16T14:04:27+00:00

May 15- Fifth Sunday of Easter

2022-05-11T14:37:34+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts May 15 – Fifth Sunday of Easter Our gospel finds Jesus giving final instructions to the apostles as he prepares for what is to come.  “Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified with him!”  The final victory is soon to be won, when there will be “a new

May 15- Fifth Sunday of Easter2022-05-11T14:37:34+00:00

November 19- Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

2020-11-10T20:12:02+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts   November 19 – Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time   Through our Baptism God gives to each of us a share in His kingdom and graces us with gifts to share in bringing that kingdom forward.  Some choose to use the gifts given them to enhance and shed light

November 19- Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time2020-11-10T20:12:02+00:00

November 1- All Saints

2020-10-27T13:53:00+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts November 1 – All Saints This weekend we celebrate the Feast of All Saints.  Our first reading from Revelations asks the question, “Who are these wearing white robes and where did they come from?”  They are of course the saints in heaven.  These were real people from every walk of life

November 1- All Saints2020-10-27T13:53:00+00:00

October 18- Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

2020-10-13T14:17:36+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts October 18 – Twenty- ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time “Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar’s and unto God that which is God’s!”  We live in two realities – the secular world and what God calls us to.  We cannot ignore the secular, but we have to stay attuned to

October 18- Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time2020-10-13T14:17:36+00:00

September 27- Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time and St. Vincent de Paul Feast Day

2020-09-22T14:15:06+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts September 27 – Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time September 27 – St. Vincent de Paul Feast Day “Your ways are unfair!”  We hear this complaint in our first reading from the exiles in Babylon who thought they were being punished for the sins of their fathers; but in reality

September 27- Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time and St. Vincent de Paul Feast Day2020-09-22T14:15:06+00:00

September 13- Twenty fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

2020-09-08T14:53:59+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts September 13 – Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Our readings this week continue the theme of reconciliation and healing wounds.  The responsorial psalm captures the essence of the twin concepts expressed throughout the readings.  “The Lord is kind and merciful, slow to anger, and rich in compassion.”  We must let

September 13- Twenty fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time2020-09-08T14:53:59+00:00

August 30- Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

2020-08-25T14:04:58+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts August 30 – Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Our readings this week are all about suffering.  Jesus suffers more than any of us and more than all of us combined.  And he suffers mostly for us.  We know that in our minds but it’s a little harder in our

August 30- Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time2020-08-25T14:04:58+00:00

August 9- Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

2020-08-04T17:21:19+00:00

From the Deacon’s Desk:  Prayer and Inspirational Thoughts August 9 – Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fear is a powerful force and the friend of Satan.  Our readings this weekend remind us that truth – even truth delivered to us directly from God – can be overshadowed, overcome and lost in the face of fear and confusion. 

August 9- Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time2020-08-04T17:21:19+00:00
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