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A Note from Father Joe: December 16, 2021

Posted by Father Joe Connelly on

Dear Friends, As we are quickly approaching the Christmas season, we are preparing to celebrate time with family and friends and rejoice in the birth of our Lord.This is also a time where many people are nervous about the rise of COVID cases across the world and in our state.We have read...

Pope Francis and a Global Economy Week 3

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Pope Francis and A Global Economy Week 3 In a global virtual address in October, Pope Francis outlined nine compelling calls to reform of a variety of economic sectors. His words are a direct appeal to apply our Catholic social teaching to our global economic structures. (You can read the...

Pastoral Pearls: God's Love Alive

Posted by MaryPat Potts on

Advent prepares us to bring God’s love alive! Jesus was (and is) the way, the truth, and the light. In his life story he showed me how to be patient and kind, especially in how he waited for his disciples to understand him and his mission. Thank goodness – it often takes me a while...

Pope Francis and a Global Economy Week 2

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

In a global virtual address in October, Pope Francis outlined nine compelling calls to reform of a variety of economic sectors. (You can read the entire address here.) His words are a direct appeal to apply our Catholic social teaching to our global economic structures. In coming weeks, this...

Pastoral Pearls: Joy adapts and changes ...

Posted by MaryPat Potts on

This Advent time that leads us to Christmas joy can often be fraught with challenges to joy. For many people, this time can be hard to navigate as it brings to mind losses, things missing, loneliness, abandonment, abuse, and other painful emotions. Grief over the loss of a cherished loved one...

Pope Francis and a Global Economy Week 1

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Pope Francis and A Global Economy In a global virtual address in October, Pope Francis outlined nine compelling calls to reform of a variety of economic sectors. His words are a direct appeal to apply our Catholic social teaching to our global economic structures. In coming weeks, this space...

Pastoral Pearls: Practice the Pause

Posted by MaryPat Potts on

Advent is the perfect time for PAUSE. Advent is a time to PAUSE  and contemplate the coming of Christ into  our hearts anew... to PAUSE to assess what Jesus being in my world and life really means, and how I show that in the way I live my life… to PAUSE and look for the myriad...

Pastoral Pearls: Surrender and Trust

Posted by MaryPat Potts on

Taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is, Not as I would have it. Trusting that He will make all things right if I surrender to His will. ~Reinhold Niebuhr (Lines 6 & 7 of The Serenity Prayer) You may not know it, but this is part of that wonderful...

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