Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Dear Parishioners, Before some of the revisions to the Roman Calendar in the early 1970’s, the Sundays which we now call “Ordinary Time” were numbered as “Sundays after Pentecost.”  Such a designation was truly interesting since it kept the name and event of Pentecost ever before the eyes of the

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Solemnity of Pentecost

Dear Parishioners, As Easter draws to its fulfillment on this great day of Pentecost, a prayer for us all on the birthday of the Church: Father most holy, your beloved Son prayed that his disciples in every generation might be one and you and he are One.  Look upon this

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6th Sunday of Easter

Dear Parishioners, The 40th day of Easter is rapidly approaching as we prepare to observe the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. While it would be ordinarily celebrated on this coming Thursday as a Holy Day of Obligation, in this ecclesiastical province, it is transferred to next Sunday. Beyond

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5th Sunday of Easter

Dear Parishioners, Happy Easter everyone! During these later weeks of the Easter Season we are preparing for the ending of the academic year and graduation celebrations have already begun. Last Saturday we celebrated the graduation of our High School students and offered them a special blessing as they begin this

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3rd Sunday of Easter

Dear Parishioners, Happy Easter everyone! On this wonderful Easter day, as we hear of the third appearance of the Risen Lord Jesus, we celebrate First Communion with many of our children. In the Gospel story this day taken from Saint John (21:1-19), we see Peter and the other disciples challenged

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2nd Sunday of Easter

Dear Parishioners, Happy Easter everyone! As always, the Second Sunday in these days celebrating the Resurrection of the Lord find us in the “upper room” with the disciples (John 20:19-31). While most might focus their attention upon the Thomas who doubted, it might be much better to focus upon the

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4th Sunday of Lent

Dear Parishioners, Depending upon which Mass you have participated in this weekend you will hear a Gospel story of a son. Both the story of the “prodigal” (Luke 15: 1-32) and of the one born blind (John 9:1-41) involves the interaction of at least one parent. In each instance, the

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3rd Sunday of Lent

Dear Parishioners, As I look at the calendar, I can see that the month of March is rapidly coming to a close. By the time we get to the first day of the month of April we know that many of our winter residents have begun to make their way

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