20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 14, 2016 Dear People of God, Please start praying for God’s grace to come upon many hearts, and for those who wish to get closer to heaven and Jesus, that they will be moved to contact us at St. Luke for the coming academic year of Rite of Christian...

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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 7, 2016 Dear People  of God, Our school supplies for Our Lady of Guadalupe school children are growing (in the rectory).  If you could see the happiness these crayons and supplies will bring the children (and teachers!) it would make you smile all day!   Thank you to all...

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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 24, 2016 Dear People of God, Thank you for your responses to the Our Lady of Guadalupe school supplies collection.   Most of the OLG student body families have very limited resources to spend on things like magic markers for class work.  The teachers buy most of their classroom...

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16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 17, 2016 Dear People of God, Since last Sunday and my talk about violence, have you heard any public person propose a practical solution to our national violence and racial difficulties?  There is no solution in “the world.”  All peace comes from God; it makes sense to ask God...

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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 10, 2016 Dear People of God, We are in Summer and we have the opportunity to visit Jesus face to face during Eucharistic Adoration at 6:30 pm Thursdays.   For another six weeks or so, we can visit with Jesus and return home, all in daylight.  Your prayers will...

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 3, 2016 Dear People of God, After a recent finance committee meeting, Father John-Paul asked the committee to put together an update on some recent repairs we have encountered.  One of the many HVAC registers located in the church was emitting a whining noise.  Each register has two “squirrel cages” attached...

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 19, 2016 Dear People of God, We have several couples preparing for marriage at St. Luke. Please keep them in your prayers as they arrive at their wedding dates. We are growing our young adults group, and we know each other better.  We had ten to twelve last Sunday,...

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11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 12, 2016 Dear People of God, For this Summer, we have Chris Baer teaching us a series of lessons based on Holy Scripture that he augments with encyclicals and other church documents to provide us some clarity on how to love and follow Jesus in this time of contradictory...

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

TO BE HOLY The unexpected detours and challenges to our preconceived plans only create a greater opportunity to grow in holiness. As a result of these detours and challenges we might be called to patience, humility, mercy, forgiveness, kindness, courage, wisdom, and surrender to God’s will ~ all of which...

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Corpus Christi

May 29, 2016 Dear People of God, Oh, this beautiful Spring weather!  Were not the flowering trees, the redbuds, flowering cherries, and the others so beautiful?  The tulips and other bulbs are finished, but I have planted daisies, nasturtiums and daylilies around the church grounds; which, if they grow fast...

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