15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 12, 2020 Today we celebrate the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In both the first reading from Isaiah and our Gospel from Matthew we hear a message of gardening with a deeper connotation to the Word of God. The prophet’s words remind us that God’s word is always something...

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 5, 2020 Today we celebrate the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time. We come to Church with all that’s happening in our lives, the big “stuff”, and all the little stuff, and we hear Jesus invite us, “Come to Me all who labor and are burdened…Take my yoke upon you...

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 28, 2020 Today we celebrate the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In learning about discipleship this weekend Jesus is clear; it will not be easy, but has eternal rewards. In today’s first reading from 2nd Kings, we hear a story about the prophet Elisha. Through this young prophet God...

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 21, 2020 Today we celebrate the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time. From now until the end of the Church Year, which this year is November 28th, we will be learning how to become better disciples of Jesus. Over these many months we will also celebrate important feasts, such as...

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Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ

June 14, 2020 Today we gather to celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ, in former days called Corpus Christi. In those days there were elaborate processions through the neighborhood with the Blessed Sacrament carried by the priest under a festive canopy and servers carrying...

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The Most Holy Trinity

June 7, 2020 Today we gather to celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. As we enter the season of Ordinary Time we begin by celebrating two great truths of our faith; today the Most Holy Trinity, and next Sunday, the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus...

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Pentecost Sunday

May 31, 2020 HAPPY EASTER! This weekend we celebrate the official end of the great season of Easter with the feast of Pentecost. We celebrate the promised gift being bestowed upon the Apostles in the Upper Room. We hear the story of the strong winds and tongues of fire and...

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Ascension of the Lord

May 24, 2020 HAPPY EASTER! Today we would normally celebrate the Seventh Sunday of Easter, but now we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord. The traditional 40 days after Easter was changed several years ago in many dioceses in the United States to the 7th Sunday of Easter. Even though...

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6th Sunday of Easter

May 17, 2020 HAPPY EASTER! Today we celebrate the Sixth Sunday of Easter. Once again, this Sunday the Holy Spirit, the “Advocate” is our focus in the Gospel. Continuing His farewell address at the Last Supper, Jesus makes a powerful promise, “I will not leave you orphans: I will come...

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5th Sunday of Easter

May 10, 2020 HAPPY EASTER! Today we celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Easter. As we draw near to Pentecost today’s readings remind us of the power of the Holy Spirit to bring us together, to be the disciples Jesus calls us to be, and to bring unity in the midst...

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