The Fourth Sunday of Lent

Dear Parishioners, Often there are things that are right under our noses that we don’t notice. In the Parable of the “prodigal Son” (Luke 15:1-3, 11-32) we hear the story of one who is so “blinded” by bright lights and questionable amusements that he fails to see the value of

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The Third Sunday of Lent

Dear Parishioners, We welcome Paulist Father John Hurley to our parish this week as he leads us in a Lenten Parish Mission. As he reflects upon the impact and challenges of this Great Jubilee Year of Mercy, we pray that these days for us may be nourishing and I hope

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The Second Sunday of Lent

Dear Parishioners, Peter, James and John accompany the Lord Jesus where he is transfigured before them (Luke 9:28-36). Once again, we see an instance where the “fishers of men” are taught how to “fish.” The apostles did not tell anyone (at that time) what they had seen, for the truly

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The First Sunday of Lent

Dear Parishioners, On this First Sunday of Lent, a season of works of charity and self-sacrifice, we join with all the parishes in the Diocese of Orlando to begin Our Catholic Appeal. Initially, I was a bit taken back by the prospect of the joining these two distinct realities into

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The Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners, On this final Sunday before the Season of Lent begins, we hear of the call of Peter, James and John (Luke 5:1-11) into a new ministry of “fishing.” Peter’s admission that he is a “sinful man” should encourage us in our own journey of spiritual self-discovery. In a

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