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Amplifying Black Voices: Gloria Purvis Part 2

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

 Last week, I wrote about a new podcast at America magazine from Gloria Purvis. (If you missed that, you can read it here.) She does not mince words in her conversations about the life and dignity of the human person – the bedrock of our Catholic social teaching. I heard...

Pastoral Pearls: What fine looks like ...

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Trust that God is running the show and life is unfolding exactly as it is meant to be.  When you are fearful, make the choice to believe that things will work out fine. But remember… You do not always know what “fine” looks like. Life doesn’t always go the way...

Eucharistic Adoration begins September 1

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We will begin exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in the Historic Church from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. every Wednesday starting on September 1.  Here is the signup link for Wednesdays.  You can spend a half hour, an hour or any length of time before Our Lord in the Eucharist. We will...

Pastoral Pearls: Words Have Power

Posted by MaryPat Potts on

I came across something in “Jesus Calling” (August 3) that talked about the power of words – “to bless or wound.”  Words are so powerful! Even if I take them back, (and so often I seem to blurt something out that I never really meant to say),  it...

Amplifying Black Voices: Gloria Purvis

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Some of you might know Gloria Purvis from her work in Catholic media in recent years. For others, she may be a new voice. Purvis recently became the newest staffer at America magazine and her new podcast is worth your time. (I will admit to being a rookie when it comes to podcasts – if you...

Notes from Father Joe: Mass Times Addition

Posted by Father Joe Connelly on

I had a discussion with the Liturgy commission about the future of our daily Mass schedule. Since we have been getting such good attendance with the current schedule (Tuesday thru Friday at 8:30 a.m.) we have decided to keep it. We did not want to lose a noon Mass option, for those who prefer...

Pastoral Pearls: Stronger than I think

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Perhaps I am stronger than I think. ~ Thomas Merton It is inevitable that times will get tough – sometime. It is inevitable that I will not always agree with the reality facing me. It is inevitable that I will want to be in the driver’s seat, taking control, making all the decisions...

Amplifying Black Voices: Mary Lou Williams

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Some of you might remember jazz musician Deanna Witkowski from her visit to GA a few years back. We were graced by her talent at our liturgies that weekend and so when I saw an article recently about a new project of hers, I stopped what I was doing to give it a read. The article was about...

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