Did you Know?

Did you know? The first recorded celebration of the Mass occurred in the Clermont area in 1910 in family homes, 105 years ago! In 1933, 82 years ago, the first “mission Church” of the Blessed Sacrament was opened on land donated by the Pool Family. In 1961, 54 years ago,

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The Baptism of the Lord

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ: Beyond the “history” of the Baptism of the Lord Jesus in the waters of the Jordan River, which we proclaim this day (Mark 1:7-11), we recall and renew our discipleship in the Lord Jesus who leads us through the waters of death to the

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The Epiphany of the Lord

Dear parishioners: Happy Christmas and Happy New Year! Today we celebrate not only the fulfillment of the days of Christmas but also the beginning of a new year of grace. As the year unfolds, with its unknown blessings and challenges, we pray: May God, the source and origin of all

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The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph

Dear parishioners: Merry Christmas, everyone! I have always loved this Sunday following Christmas Day. While, to some, it might seem to be a minor feast in light of the great Solemnity which we have just celebrated, the very fact that it is called “Holy Family,” especially while some families are

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

Dear parishioners: The Gospel account of the Annunciation (Luke 1: 26-38), heard also on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on December 8, heralds us into the coming days of Christmas! The sending of an Angel reminds us that God has a plan. That God has found “favor” on this

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Third Sunday of Advent

Dear parishioners: Once again the voice of the Prophet Isaiah (61:1-2, 10-11) is heard on this Sunday of Advent. It is a familiar text, proclaimed each year at the Chrism Mass where the Holy Oils are blessed and consecrated for sacramental use in the coming year. It speaks of the

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