December 20th – Pastor’s Christmas Message

My Dear Friends, “…the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:5) A few weeks ago, I received a Christmas card from a brother priest in a neighboring parish that had a beautiful silhouette of the newborn Jesus along with Mary and Joseph in the manger and the bible verse…
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December 13th – III Sunday of Advent

My Dear Friends, As we rapidly approach Christmas, which is less than two weeks away, today we are called to reflect on the virtue of joy on this Gaudete Sunday. The joy that the Lord is near. The joy that Christmas always brings. The joy of our God definitively intervening in our lives to cast…
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December 6th – II Sunday of Advent

My Dear Friends, Stillness. Advent should be a season marked with stillness and silence. We are waiting, and yet our hearts are full of clutter and confusion. During this time of year, we are called to be at so many parties and events, to buy presents for a certain number of people, and we never…
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November 29th – I Sunday of Advent

This Sunday we begin the beautiful season of Advent. It is a time of waiting and hope. And boy do we need hope this year. I am so looking forward to Christmas this year, but first we have Advent where we wait and hope! Waiting: because we wait for the newborn Christ who will bring light to the darkness…
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November 22nd – Christ the King

My dear friends,  “What could we possibly be thankful for during this challenging year?”  I’m sure many of you have been asking yourself that question as we approach Thanksgiving Day. Yet we are reminded by St. Paul in his First Letter to the Thessalonians: “In all circumstances give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ…
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November 15th – XXXIII Sunday in Ordinary Time

My dear friends, Today in the gospel we hear the parable of the talents, and I want to focus specifically on the third servant who buried the one talent his master gave him in the ground. The third servant had been blessed. Sure he hadn’t been blessed with as many talents as the other two…
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