25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 18, 2016 Dear People of God, God bless you all as we progress from late summer to fall. We have our challenges as we try to figure out what failed on the pipe organ this week. You may notice that the tabernacle looks like it should now that the...

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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 11, 2016 Dear People of God, It was joyful to hear the financial report from Tom Kubsh last Sunday, with his message that we finished the financial year end this last June in positive territory, or “in the black” as they say.  Our Mass attendance is growing, and the...

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23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear People of God, Here we are back at school!  Our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are busy with new teachers and new routines for balancing school work and recreation and we can pray for them at Mass, so that this may be a good year for them. We started the...

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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 21, 2016 Dear People of God, What a rain storm this last week! I hope your basement is dry and that you did not suffer any damage. If you remember, we prepared one young man for his First Holy Communion last Spring. Keith will be seen at our Masses...

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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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