Pastor’s Desk 9.6.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk Labor Day: Monday,September 7, 2020 It seems odd to speak of ‘Labor Day’ when so many people are out of work. However, the ideals are still sound and true. In 1981 Pope [Now Saint] John Paul II wrote Laborem Exercens (On Human Work). In it he affirmed that “The Church considers

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Update on Indoor & Outdoor Masses

Hello friends, Up until this past weekend we have been able to hold limited attendance masses. We heard that the State Government was releasing new guidelines.We all hoped that the restrictions would lighten up and we would be able to have the three larger indoor masses on the weekends like we had a while back.

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22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Mass 2020

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 8/29/2020: Hi folks! Here’s the link for this week’s Mass for the 22nd Week in Ordinary Time! https://youtu.be/Ihm0Ixs7fEU Enjoy! You may also view the Mass video here:

Pastor’s Desk 8.30.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself,take up his cross, and follow me.” To understand today’s Gospel we must look back to a time in our lives when, in retrospect, we see that something or someone we wanted—and didn’t get—turned out to be the very best in the long

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The 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Mass 2020

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 8/22/2020: Hello everyone. We hope you are all doing well and are staying safe! Here is a link to this week’s celebration of the Holy Mass for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time: https://youtu.be/rj2sNMs5KcE Enjoy! You may also view the Mass video here:

Pastor’s Desk 8.23.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” “He’s a man, he’s just a man,” sang Mary Magdalene in the musical Jesus Christ Superstar. It is one answer to the question, Who is Jesus Christ?“We’re more popular than Jesus now; I don’t know which will go first, rock ’n’

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The 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Mass 2020

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 8/15/2020: Here is the link to the YouTube video of this weeks Mass: https://youtu.be/XkiMZq1zV8w For those of you who have encountered audio problems, I apologize for them and I believe I have solved the problem. Please let me know. Enjoy! Deacon John You may also view the Mass video here:

Pastor’s Desk 8.16.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk Reflection on today’s Gospel… Love is what moves people through life. Love is what motivates. Love is what gives meaning to life. But what is true love? What does real love look like? The world defines love in countless ways, many of which contradict each other. If you flip through television

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The 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Mass 2020

Here is the link to this weekend’s Mass video: https://youtu.be/qPFwRo6qOrk Enjoy! You may also view the Mass video here:

Pastor’s Desk 8.9.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk Where do you find God? Only in church? Only while praying? Only in times of need or distress? Only in those we expect to be holy or pious people? Too often we look to great people and to the events in our lives to find God, as if our encounters with

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