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Being Brokenhearted | March 27

Posted by Amanda Nobis on 3/27/20

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I received an email today regarding a wedding I was invited to at the end of May. Like so many others, the big day that they dreamed of and have spent a year planning isn't going to go as they ... Read More »

This is your God, O Israel | March 26

Posted by Amanda Nobis on 3/26/20

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Things weren't going too hot for the Israelites as they wandered from Egypt to the promised land. Moses was on Mt. Horeb talking to God, but the people couldn't see them. They had lost sight of their God. They felt ... Read More »

Fiat Mihi Secudum Verbum Tuum ... I just like Latin | The Annunciation of the Lord

Posted by Amanda Nobis on 3/25/20

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Today is the Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord. The day where the angel Gabriel appeared to Mary and asked for her consent to participate in God's salvific plan. The celebration of the day she declared, "Be it done ... Read More »

Wading in the Word of God | March 24

Posted by Amanda Nobis on 3/24/20

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When our kids were growing up, we liked to visit Swiss Valley Park. I think the main attraction was Catfish Creek that is usually shallow and clear as it flows over the road and down a rocky stream bed. Sometimes ... Read More »

"So He Built An Altar There" | Reflection for Monday March 23

Posted by Amanda Nobis on 3/23/20

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Return to your altar

In today’s Gospel, Jesus returns to Cana in Galilee, where he performed his first public miracle at the request of his mother. The word that caught my eye today was “returned.” In order for Jesus to ... Read More »

March 22, 2020 Fourth Sunday in Lent Fr Andy Upah

Posted by Helen Kilburg on 3/23/20

Fourth Sunday of Lent Reading 11 SM 16:1B, 6-7, 10-13A

Responsorial Psalm PS 23: 1-3A, 3B-4, 5, 6.

The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.

Reading 2 EPH 5:8-14

Verse Before The Gospel JN 8:12

I am the light of the world, says the Lord;whoever ... Read More »

March 20, 2020 Friday of the Third Week in Lent | Fr Andy Upah

Posted by Amanda Nobis on 3/20/20

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Due to the Chinese Coronavirus, there are a ton of new rules we have to follow: No groups over ten people, stay 6-10 feet apart, don’t touch your face, wash your hands for twenty seconds, no public Mass, no restaurants, bars, casinos, ... Read More »

March 15, 2020 Third Sunday in Lent Fr Andy Upah

Posted by Helen Kilburg on 3/16/20

Homily for Nativity on the Third Sunday of Lent 3/15/2020       Being a young pastor, I really wanted to come up with a really great plan for Lent.  I wanted to look ahead at the readings, make sure I focused on the three key aspects of Lent - prayer, fasting, ... Read More »

March 8, 2020 2nd Sunday of Lent Fr Andy Upah

Posted by Helen Kilburg on 3/09/20

Second Sunday of Lent  

Reading 1 GN 12:1-4A

Responsorial Psalm PS 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22.

Lord, let your mercy be on us, as we place our trust in you.

Reading 2 2 TM 1:8B-10

Verse Before The Gospel MT 17:5

Gospel MT 17:1-9 Homily for Nativity Second Sunday ... Read More »

March 1 First Sunday of Lent Fr Andy Upah

Posted by Helen Kilburg on 3/02/20

First Sunday of Lent 

Reading 1 GN 2:7-9; 3:1-7

Responsorial Psalm PS 51:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 17 Be merciful, O Lord, for we have sinned.

Reading 2 ROM 5:12-19 OR 5:12, 17-19

Verse Before The Gospel MT 4:4B  

Gospel MT 4:1-11 Homily for Nativity on the First Sunday of ... Read More »