Weekly Message from our Pastor – 3/11/2018

Dear Parishioners, We have looked at fasting and abstinence, and also prayer and the frequent reception of the sacraments as ways to really have a fruitful Lent. So that leaves “almsgiving”. It is defined in the dictionary as giving money or food to poor people. Seeing it that way, it...

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Weekly Message from our Pastor – 3/4/2018

Dear Parishioners, Last week we began to speak about one of the great practices of Lent: prayer. Obviously, prayer is not something that we do only during Lent, but there are special graces in Lent to help us augment our prayer and develop great habits for the rest of the...

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Weekly Message from our Pastor – 2/25/2018

Dear Parishioners, As we seek to build virtue, the Church offers us three great practices to do this: fasting and abstinence, almsgiving, and more prayer. You have probably already guessed that prayer is going to be the most important, because it is the foundation for all the rest. We often...

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Weekly Message from our Pastor – 2/18/2018

Dear Parishioners, We begin our Lenten journeys. I am sure that many of us have “given something up” and in that, we mostly think of food items. That is fine, especially if you really like some particular type of food. I was looking at Laura’s great display on the bulletin...

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