Stewardship Awareness Sunday

September 26, 2021 Dear Parishioners, Last year at this time we were beginning to see the light at the end of the Covid tunnel.  We removed the tape on the pews for social distancing, mask wearing became optional for the vaccinated, and in July the Archbishop lifted the Mass dispensation....

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25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 19, 2021 Today we celebrate the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings for this weekend invite us to reflect on what true greatness, in light of God’s Kingdom, entails. Our first reading from the Book of Wisdom can be read in light of the scribes and Pharisees who...

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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 12, 2021 Today we celebrate the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. As I return to writing a weekly column, today’s readings challenge us to answer one of the most important questions of our lives, “Who do YOU say Jesus is?” All of us need to answer that question if...

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 27, 2021 Today we celebrate the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Today’s scriptures reveal to us the God who brings life and where death came from. In our first reading from the Book of Wisdom we clearly hear, “God did NOT make death, nor does He rejoice in the...

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 20, 2021 Today we celebrate the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time. We have a common theme throughout this weekend’s scriptures of “storm.” In our first reading from the Book of Job God addresses Job, “out of the storm.” God reminds Job of all that He has done in creation ...

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11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 13, 2021 Today we celebrate the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time. We begin the summer season, returning to our annual course in Discipleship 101, as we grow in our understanding, love and fidelity to Jesus. In today’s Gospel we see Jesus employing His favorite teaching method; the telling of...

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Corpus Christi

June 6, 2021 Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, “Corpus Christi”.  Msgr. Morris and the Oratory community have generously extended an invitation to all St. Luke parishioners to join in the traditional Corpus Christi procession this Sunday, June 6th following the 11:30am...

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Pentecost Sunday

May 23, 2021 Today we come to the end of the glorious season of Easter as we gather to celebrate Pentecost Sunday, In today’s first reading St. Luke the Evangelist describes this great day. 50 days since the Lord’s Resurrection, the disciples are gathered together in the Upper Room where...

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The Ascension of the Lord

May 16, 2021 Today we celebrate the Ascension of the Lord. Until recently the Church celebrated this feast on the 40th day after Easter. Now today’s celebration has been transferred to Sunday, and replaces the 7th Sunday of Easter. In St. Luke’s version, in today’s first reading from Acts, Luke...

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Sixth Sunday of Easter

May 9, 2021 Today we celebrate the Sixth Sunday of Easter. In both our 2nd reading from St. John and in our Gospel for this Sunday the theme focuses on “Love.” Love is how we know God and show it. Jesus says at the end of today’s Gospel, “This I...

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