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Pastoral Pearls: Looking for Beauty

Posted by MaryPat Potts on

The sign of a beautiful person is that they always see beauty in others. ~ Anonymous Sounds easy right?  But is it? It does require intentionally looking for that beauty. I have to say that when I do really look at a person – any person – to see what beauty I can find...

Pastoral Pearls: Alzheimer's Awareness

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June is Alzheimer’s Brain Awareness Month  When I see this picture, I can truly get a sense of what it must feel like for anyone who struggles with all the changes that come with the onset of Alzheimer’s or Dementia. I get glimpses of it in my life right now, when I have those...

Pastoral Pearls: National Smile Day

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National Smile Day is Tuesday! Let’s Celebrate it in a BIG way!  On May 31, National Smile Day encourages everyone to wear their best smile! Smiles are powerful! They not onlycreate engagement between two people but the more a person smiles, the healthier their brain can be...

USCCB: Mercy & Peacebuilding Approach to Gun Violence

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A Mercy and Peacebuilding Approach to Gun Violence BACKGROUND The news is filled with reports of violence, of news of mass shootings at home and raging wars abroad. Many studies conclude that mass shootings—when defined as four or more people shot in a single incident—have reached...

Joint PPC/Finance Council Update

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Update from your Parish Pastoral Council and Finance Council Parish leadership (Father Joe Connelly, Denny Farrell, Parish Trustees and Chairs and Vice Chairs of the PPC and Finance Council) meet every month to discuss the status of Guardian Angels' financial, operating and strategic...

Pastoral Pearls: God carries worry away

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Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness - everything coming together for good - will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your life.  ~ Phillipians 4:7 Worry! My worst enemy. Yet somehow, my go-to. Can anyone...

Safety & Security at GA

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Did You Know? Last summer Guardian Angels created a new committee – Safety and Security.  Its Mission: To create and maintain an environment of safety and security within the greater walls of the Guardian Angels main building and grounds. This will occur through ongoing and...

Safety Tips

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 The local news is full of stories involving stolen cars, break-ins, assaults, and other crimes. Here are ideas of how to keep our church, home, car, and person safer. These recommendations may seem ‘common sense,’ but crimes are committed against people who ignore them. Do not...

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