From the Pastor

Today we celebrate Mother’s Day, and I wish all mothers a Happy Mother’s Day. I pray that the gracious Lord may continue to bless them and keep them in His loving care. This weekend at the end of every Mass we will do a special blessing for our mothers.  As we honor our mothers, let…

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Divorced & Separated Support Group

Bringing hope & healing to divorced Catholics This journey can help those who have gone through a divorce (or are legally separated) go from pain and loneliness to hope and healing. Practical advice meets pastoral care, with the help of experts and others who have suffered through divorce. As they witness to their pain and…

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From the Pastor

This is the fourth week of Easter. The fourth Sunday of Easter is commonly known as “Good Shepherd Sunday,” and is also known as The World Day of Prayer for Vocations.  The Church reminds us to pray and to encourage vocations to the priesthood, the diaconate and the consecrated life.  The readings today use the…

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From the Pastor

We are in the third Sunday of Easter. In the readings, particularly in the Gospel reading, we have an encouraging theme that no matter what happens in our lives, the risen Lord is always with us. The Emmaus incident is the story of a God who will not leave us alone when we are hurt…

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From the Pastor

Today we celebrate the Feast of Divine Mercy. The readings for this Sunday are about God’s mercy, the necessity for trusting Faith and the need for the forgiveness of sins.  Last year we celebrated the “Year of Mercy” as announced by the Holy Father, Pope Francis.  Though the Year of Mercy is over, the Holy Father…

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From the Pastor

“Do not be afraid; go and tell my brethren to go to Galilee, and there they will see me.”  The death of Jesus had shaken the faith of the apostles; everything seemed over, all their certainties had crumbled and their hopes had died.  However, in the gloom of darkness and in the midst of uncertainty, something happened that changed…

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When does the Triduum begin and end?

The Easter Triduum begins with the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, reaches its high point in the Easter Vigil, and closes with Evening Prayer on Easter Sunday. –  USCCB More information on the Triduum

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From the Pastor

Today we celebrate Palm Sunday, also known as Passion Sunday; with this we begin Holy Week.  This is the beginning of an important week, which combines contrasting moments of glory and suffering; therefore, the Church invites us to spend this week prayerfully in order to understand Jesus’ suffering, to experience His pain, and to thank…

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From the Pastor

We are moving into the fifth week of Lent.  The central theme for this week is Resurrection.  We can now see the progression in themes throughout Lent, from the thirst for living water through the desire to be healed of our spiritual blindness, and to our ultimate desire to share in eternal life with the risen…

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