4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 29, 2017 Dear People of God, Eighty-three people were at the 10:30 Mass this last weekend, a record for recent times!  There were many new faces and I had a chance to strike up a conversation with a long-absent parishioner who said she liked what she saw, and  intended...

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3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 22, 2017 Dear People of God, Thank you Lord that we got through the icy weather this last week without icing during the last rain event.  None of us slipped at St. Luke, to my knowledge.  Thank you to Amir who came Saturday to apply extra salt to our...

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2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 15, 2017 Dear People of God, Thank you to everyone in our big group who helped re-pack our Christmas decorations.  We finished in less than an hour.  These informal parish activities are good opportunities to meet other people in our parish.  Especially men, we like to see how the...

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The Epiphany of the Lord

The Epiphany of the Lord Teaches us the Meaning of Life By: Fr. James Farfaglia , excerpts from January 8, 2012 The Three Kings are men unsatisfied by their possessions and search for the only one who can satisfy the deepest aspirations of the human heart. They longed to find...

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Mary, The Holy Mother of God

January 1, 2017 Dear People of God, Here we are in the New Year.  May our Heavenly Father bless you and yours these coming months. Here is a big thank you(!) to all of our decorators, donors, and helpers who prepared our church for Christmas.  The pine trees are beautiful,...

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The Nativity of The Lord

December 25, 2016 Dear People of God, For God so loved the world that He sent His only begotten son to us. To love us human heart-to-human heart, in the person of a little baby, cared for by a perfect mother, and a volunteer father; true love in a manger,...

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4th Sunday of Advent

December 18, 2016 Dear People of God, Thank you in advance to everyone who helped us this Sunday, after the 10:30 am Mass.  Our decorations make a welcoming place for Jesus and our parishioner brothers, sisters, and our visitors too. Please say hello to anyone you do not recognize next...

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Third Sunday of Advent

December 11, 2016 Dear People of God, Church lighting in the pew areas:  we all have noticed that, while brighter than before, the new overhead lights have given us an uneven, bright/dark result which is miserable for reading if we sit in the darker areas.  We will investigate with Metro...

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Second Sunday of Advent

December 4, 2016 Dear People of God, For most of us, Advent is just filler time until we get to Christmas.  But it is possible to allow Advent to make our hearts excited about the birth of the Savior, Jesus.  This year is different than last year; our families have...

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First Sunday of Advent

November 27, 2016 Dear People of God, We know that it is good to get away, to take a break from our everyday routine to keep things fresh in our hearts.  It is the same thing spiritually; we need to get away for a retreat, yearly at least.  The problem...

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