201612.25
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“O Holy Night”

It is five nights before Christmas, and all through the parish, we have volunteers stirring, to help those we cherish. A bit corny,    I realize, but as I write this on Tuesday evening…I do want to take a moment to thank all the many active volunteers who have made the Christmas outreach and welcoming of…

201612.19
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Stay Prepared!

Advent here in our Diocese, has been greatly blessed, year after year, by an abundance of Parish Missions and Communal Penance Service evenings, where there is a choice of from eight to twelve priests available to hear confessions. “Advent” which means a “coming” or “arrival”, signifies what it is we are preparing for. And that…

201612.11
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“Call to Joy”

This weekend, we find ourselves gazing at the remaining weeks of Advent through Rose-colored glasses… (well at least rose-colored vestments…used twice a year…in the middle of Lent and Advent). The joyful, rose colored vestments are meant to help symbolize for us (at the “half-way point” of both of these seasons of repentance), the abundant joy…