September 27th – XXVI Sunday in Ordinary Time

My dear friends, This coming week we celebrate the feast of our patroness, St. Thérèse of Lisieux, the Little Flower. There is so much wisdom that I keep discovering every time I open up her “Story of a Soul,” so much spiritual brilliance in such a young woman, and so much insight into how to…
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September 20, 2020 – XXV Sunday in Ordinary Time

My dear friends,  As we continue our journey through this pandemic, I want to call attention to a significant milestone that we reached this past week, and a few events that are upcoming that will hopefully give us some sense of normalcy which has been in short supply.  Last Tuesday, September 15th, our parochial school…
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September 13th – XXIV Sunday in Ordinary Time

My Dear Friends, Here is a column that I meant to share with you back in March, but then the pandemic hit, and pretty much everything, except the Gospel, took a back seat to the virus. A few years ago, Father Davis presented the community with a plan to build a handicap entrance with a…
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September 6th – XXIII Sunday in Ordinary Time

Column by Archbishop Thomas Wenski, Archdiocese of Miami In recent months, we have witnessed statues of civic heroes attacked and desecrated across the country: These have included personages of disputed reputations (for example, “heroes” of the Confederacy) but also statues of historic figures such as Christopher Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln…
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August 30th – XXII Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Do not conform yourselves to this age but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may discern what is the will of God.” (Rom 12:2)  Some years ago, I was in a school when I had a rather profound conversation with a four-year-old. Four-year-olds are some of the wisest people I have ever met. They’re…
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August 23rd – XXI Sunday in Ordinary Time

My dear friends, Many years ago, when I was assigned to another parish that shall remain nameless, I noticed early on in my assignment that in one particular Mass, it seemed like the people were leaving in a bad mood. Now these were perfectly nice people who had come to encounter Christ, but since I…
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