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Dec 31 2019
Looking for Quality Catholic resources that are just right for a specific Liturgical day? The just open the attached FORMED December 2019 Liturgical Calendar below and click on any picture or BLUE text. You will be taken directly to the movie, book…
Dec 8 2019
Dear Parishioners,         Within this Second Week of Advent, the Church presents two marvelous opportunities to reflect on the person of Mary, the Blessed Mother, and to recognize that she is truly “The Woman for All Ages.”  First, there is our…
Dec 1 2019
Dear Parishioners,         The season of Advent receives scant attention in the world of merchandising. Advent calendars are made available, true enough, but often even they are more focused on the “prize” than on the opportunity to open spiritual…
Nov 24 2019
Dear Parishioners,     Consider the relationship between knowing Christ and knowing oneself…       As we mark the culmination of the current church year and prepare to conclude our Sunday journey with the Gospel of Luke (we will commence with…
Nov 17 2019
Dear Parishioners,     Among other observances, November is Adoption Awareness Month.  It is possible that we personally know a family who has adopted a child—or children—or we know someone who has shared that he or she is adopted.  On this theme, I…
Nov 7 2019
             Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,         Newly launched – and not a moment too soon!  You may have heard that within the last week, a Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo ship delivered a payload to the International Space Station,…
Nov 3 2019
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,       The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed— this is the official liturgical title of All Souls Day.  As we enter November, I offer here some thoughts from holy women and man on death, on prayer for…
Oct 31 2019
Looking for QUALITY Catholic resources that are just right for a specific Liturgical day?   Then some great recommendations are easy to access through our FORMED.org parish subscription and the attached FORMED October 2019 Liturgical Calendar. Just…
Oct 27 2019
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,         Well, it happened once again!  On Wednesday of this past week, by 9 o’clock in the morning, several people from the Saint Mary community had contacted me, to advise me that they had received a bogus email…
Oct 20 2019
Baptized and Sent:     The Church of Christ on Mission in the World              Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,    Not only is this World Mission Sunday.  Our Holy Father has designated his prayer intention for the month of October with…