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From the Deacon’s Desk 6/23/19

Dear Friends: Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. This feast was celebrated as     Corpus Christi until Vatican II. Vatican II opened this feast by allowing all of God’s people to receive Holy Communion under both species. Up until then the people only […]

Weekly Reflection 6/23/19

REFLECTION THE MOST HOLY BODY & BLOOD OF CHRIST June 22-23, 2019 “Do this in memory of me.” As Catholic Christians, we come together every week to reenact Jesus’ Last Supper before he went to suffer and die in order to obtain our salvation. We listen as we hear the […]

Weekly Reflection 6/16/19

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity June 15 and 16, 2019   Oh most Holy Trinity, undivided unity, Holy God, Mighty God, God immortal be adored. The Holy Trinity is one of the most misunderstood and mysterious of all of our earthly ideas about God. At first glance, we simply […]

From the Deacon’s Desk 6/16/19

Dear Friends: Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity. It is the celebration of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit being one person. This is a very difficult concept for us to understand and one of the greatest mysteries of our faith. How can there be […]

Weekly Reflection 6/9/19

REFLECTION FEAST OF PENTECOST June 8-9, 2019       Remarkable isn’t it, the role words play in the Creation and Uncreation stories found in Genesis. God uses no tool other than Spirit-filled words to draw all things out of primal chaos. In Genesis 3, the serpent uses clever words to lure […]

From the Deacon’s Desk 6/9/19

Dear Friends: Today we celebrate Pentecost. Pentecost is known as the birthday of the church. God the Father, with the son and the Holy Spirit, created humans. When humans took things into their own hands, he sent his son Jesus to help the people learn better ways to live. Jesus […]

Weekly Reflection 6/2/19

The Solemnity Of The Ascension Of The Lord June 1-2, 2019               Do you remember learning how to ride a bike? First, a person would have explained to you how to do it. They may have ridden the bike as an example. You may have practiced with training wheels, […]

From the Deacon’s Desk 6/2/19

Dear Friends: Today we celebrate Jesus going back to heaven after his sojourn here on earth. We will hear from two books of the New Testament. The first is Acts of the Apostles 1:1-11. The second is the Gospel reading from Luke 24:46-53. The two readings today tell about Jesus’ […]

Weekly Reflection 5/26/19

REFLECTION Sixth Sunday of Easter May 25-26, 2019  “…for the glory of God gave it light.”             What does light do for us?  It banishes fear by allowing us to see what is there and not there.  It lifts our spirits.  It warms us inside and out.  It makes things […]

From the Deacon’s Desk 5/26/19

Dear Friends: Today in our Gospel from John 14:23-29, Jesus says to his disciples, “Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make a dwelling with him.” He also says, “I have told you this while I am […]